Date Taken: 07/20/2011 Photographer:
Joe R. Location: Austin, TX
EDGE-11 @ F/2
Canon 5D mkII w/IDAS LPS-V4 filter Processing: Gathered and processed in Images Plus 4.25 Exposure: 130 X 30 sec @ ISO 1250, 103 x 60 sec @ ISO 1600, 40 x 90sec @ ISO 1250, 60 x 120sec @ ISO 1250, 22 x 180sec @ ISO 1000, 32 x 240sec @ ISO 1000 Other Equipment Used: Orion ST-80 80mm guide scope and Solitaire Auto-guider Notes: I think I can do better, and will shoot again, but not to shabby from Down Town Austin, Texas
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