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Despite what the weather forecast predicted, it was actually clear yesterday between 5:00-8:30pm! I quickly set up my equipment in the backyard and put in as much time on M45 as I could. I lost the focus-lock screw for my refractor (Getting replaced today:) so I think the scope fell out of focus slightly during capturing. Bummer. Also, I desperately need a field flattener/reducer.

27 x 165" ISO 1600

Stacked with dark, bias and flat

ES ED80 Triplet
Orion Mini Guidescope
Meade DSI II
Canon 450d unmodded
Stacked in DSS
Processed in PS CS5

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Comment by Trevor Jones on January 27, 2012 at 10:11am

Thank you Clas!

Comment by Clas Gripenberg on January 27, 2012 at 10:01am

Trevor, despite your mishaps with the focusing a nice picturer.

Comment by Trevor Jones on January 21, 2012 at 11:49am

Yes its a way of life Philip. There's coffee, and then there's Tims. You and Bob are very close to my location and unfortunately experience similar weather! Supposed to be clear tonight though! :)

Comment by Philip A Cruden on January 21, 2012 at 8:11am

Nice capture Trevor, I was just in St Catherines passing through on our way back to Buffalo from Ancaster...seeing the family at Christmas......miss them but I miss my Tim's

Comment by Trevor Jones on January 19, 2012 at 5:19pm
One a day bob, and sometimes 2 (xl reg. W/ milk) St. Catharines
Comment by Trevor Jones on January 19, 2012 at 1:15pm

Lol thanks Marc.

Comment by Marc Basti on January 19, 2012 at 12:37pm

Trevor, good use of your time. Every time it clears down here (not often) you Canadians send down a wind, thanks a lot lol. Nice pic, Marc


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