Date Taken: 03/04/2013 Photographer:
Bill K. Location: Dearborn, Michigan, USA
Meade ETX 125 Processing: RegiStax 6 and Photoshop Exposure: 250 x 4 sec Other Equipment Used: Orion Video Capture Device and SkyGlow filter Notes: Focus achieved with Bahtinov mask on Sirius; images captured using HandyAvi software.
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