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Mars and The Pleiades


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About this observation
Simon Dawes
Time of observation
04/04/2019 - 20:08
Mars and The Pleiades
Observing location
Kellingheath England
18-200mm Sigma Lens set at 200mm
Canon EOS 600D (Full Spectrum Mod)
CLSCCD clip-in filter
iOptron Star Tracker
13x 30s Exposures

Mars in conjunction with the Pleiades (M45) taken at Kelling Heath Spring Star Party. This object was very low so the raw images suffered from gradients from the 'claggy' atmosphere at low elevations and from the tops of the trees encroaching in the image as streaks of dark blurs. These were fixed using Astro Pixel Processor (a trial version but based on this I will be buying it as it is significantly better (but slower and more complicated) than the free Deep Sky Stacker.

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