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LBN468 and Gyulbudaghian's Nebula
I got the tip to image this one when Gyulbudaghian's Nebula showed up on the OSP Level 3 Observing List (18"+ scopes and seriously keen observers) last year. Since after attempting it and not being able to see it in my 16" dob, I decided to image it via the 66mm refractor this year. LOL. I was able to check it off the list as "IE" (imaging enhanced). Hey, if you can't see it in a giant dob, image it with a tiny refractor. 8^)

Scope: William Optics ZenithStar 66 with WO Flat 2 0.8x FR/FF
Mount: Orion Sirius EQ-G with GoTo
Guiding: Meade DSI Pro and PHD Guiding
Guide Scope: ATM 50mm f/4 Finder
Camera: Canon EOS 1000D (Stock)
Special Settings: None
ISO: 800
Exposure: 5 hours 30 minutes (66 x 300s)
Processing Software: Acquired in Nebulosity with Medium Dither, Calibration and Stacking in Deep Sky Stacker, Levels/Curves/Enhancements in Photoshop
Support Files: 40 flats, 40 bias, 10 darks

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Comment by Conor on September 10, 2011 at 6:17am
I can't believe you're shooting stuff like this with a DSLR. Incredible!
Comment by Steve Coates on September 8, 2011 at 4:07pm
I'm a big fan of dust now...gety a broom and clean up this mess!!!

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