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B33 from Kelling


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About this observation
Paul Anthony Brierley
Time of observation
22/09/2017 - 04:50
Horse Head
Observing location
Kelling Heath ESP 2017
AA Wave series 115 edt
AA 9x50 finder guider+QHY5L
Losmandy G11 with Gemini 1
7nm Baader Ha filter
Atik 428ex
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The night of 2017 September 21-22 was a memorable one.

We had light rain up to 23:00hrs Thursday. But as predicted. The skies cleared shortly before local midnight. The skies were crystal clear. I estimate the NELM was near +5.6 or possibly 6?

The skies were crystal clear. I estimate the NELM was near +5.6 or possibly 6?

It was so good. I stayed up ALL night. At 04:50 the day of the Equinox. I noticed the belt of Orion was now clear of the tree line. So I sent the AA 115EDT CCD combo to go and get B33's Ancient light.

What a pleasure seeing the Horse Head in the middle of September. And in mild weather too. On my computer screen.

I need more exposure time than 40 min. Twilight was fast approaching and I was beginning to feel fatigued. So made do with this.


djswan2002's picture

Great image. Nothing more needs to be said! David

Paul A Brierley's picture

Thanks David.

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