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The Heart nebula. IC 1805.

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Observer
Tom Moran
Time of observation
01/11/2016 - 10:20
Object
Heart nebula.
Observing location
Whitley Bay. England
Equipment
Galaxy 400mm telephoto (circa 1970)
NEQ6 pro mount.
Meade DSI as autoguider
Astronomik Ha and Oiii filters
Canon 100D modified DSLR
Exposure
20 x 5 mins subs Ha. 10 x 5min subs Oiii
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I have enjoyed using my old 1970s 400mm telephoto from Dixons as a cheap deep sky instrument. It goes to show that something sitting at the bottom of the cupboard unused or bought cheaply from eBay can produce satisfying results.

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