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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Astronomy photos with a 76mm telescope

 Image 1: The Epsilon Nebula in Aquila
TV76 (f/5), TV 0.8x reducer, Nikon d3100, Vixen GP, unguided, 1x3min, ISO400, no flats, no processing
The Epsilon nebula was (as always) invisible through the eyepiece under the light polluted city skies.

 Image 2: The Whirlpool galaxy M51 in Canes Venatici
TV76 (f/5), TV 0.8x reducer, Nikon d3100, Vixen GP, unguided, 3x3min, ISO400, no flats
M51 was visible with the TV76 at 70x magnification under the light polluted suburban skies! I never thought ...

Image 3: The Sun with spots at 1200mm focal length
TV76 (f/15.8), Powermate 2.5x, Nikon d3100, Vixen GP, unguided, 1/800s, ISO400, Baader Astrosolar sun protection filter.
The view was sharp and full of details in focus.

  Image 4: The globular cluster M13 in Hercules
TV76 (f/5), TV 0.8x reducer, Nikon d3100, Vixen GP, unguided, 1x30s, ISO1600, no flats

 Image 5: The double star Mizar and Alcor in Ursa Major
TV76 (f/15.8), TV Powermate 2.5x extender, Nikon d3100, Vixen GP, unguided, 1s, ISO400, no flats

Image 6: Red Super Moon Sept.28th, 2015
TV76 (f/5), TV 0.8x reducer, Nikon d3100, Vixen GP, unguided

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