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Apennine Mountain Range

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About this observation
Observer
Alex Houston
Time of observation
09/12/2014 - 10:22
Object
Apennine Mountains
Observing location
Tullibody, Clackmannanshire
Equipment
DMK 41AM02.AS
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This image was taken by Alex Houston at 18.14 UT on 30/11/14 from Tullibody, Clackmannanshire using an Imaging Source DMK 41AM02.AS monochrome camera on a Sky-watcher Evostar-100ED2 PRO apochromatic refractor fitted with a 3x Barlow Lens. The camera creates an AVI at 15fps, so the frame length was set at 1/19s (intentionally slightly less that the maximum frame length for this rate). It was set to collect a minimum of 1000 frames but in fact it took 1123 frames, with a total exposure time of 1'14''. The AVI file was aligned and stacked using RegiStax 6 with some wavelet filtering and some minor adjustment in Photoshop CS5 using levels.

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