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Post by murphcc1 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:28 am

Took this one off old Cape Cod tonight, a little Orion in the east.......saw one of those pesky little STARLINK bastids pass by while focused in on M42.
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Post by murphcc1 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:29 am

Darkened up a little with PAINT.......I dont have any other helpful programs yet. Looks like I cant darken it enough.....
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Post by Don Quixote » Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:23 am

I looks good murph.
When it fills my big screen it looks nice.
Was it dusk when You caught this ?
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Post by Thefatkitty » Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:43 am

Looks good murph; I so wish I had your clear skies! Nicely done and good for you :D

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Post by murphcc1 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:44 am

Yes it was dusk at the time, class 4 Bortle skys, GOOD seeing.........only second time I've had the SCT out and decided to try my camera on a tripod, did better with the camera.
Here's one that I got a little darker than the first..........
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