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Draco trio: second go

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Observer
David Swan
Time of observation
09/10/2017 - 21:14
Object
NGC 5981, 5982, and 5985
Observing location
Tynemouth, UK
Equipment
Scope: 200mm SCT at f/6.3
Camera: ASI178MM. Baader UV/IR cut
Software: Firecapture and DeepSkyStacker
Exposure
165 x 5s (79% gain)
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Time stated is midpoint of capture and is UT. Much happier with this one. Good sky transparency; positioned objects better in frame; darks seemed to get rid of camera glow quite nicely. Beautiful arrangement of galaxies. I should also add: the gap in the clouds was not forecast!

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