Date Taken: 01/24/2012 Photographer:
Roberto V. Location: Louisville, KY
Stellarvue SVR 80ST-25SV with SV field flattener
Orion Atlas GOTO mount #24338
8.3MP Cooled CCD Camera Processing: Images Plus, CS5, Aperture. Registered with dark subtraction, Aligned, Combined with Images Plus and stretched with CS5 and Aperture. Exposure: 13 x 480sec @ -25C Other Equipment Used: Orion Awesome AutoGuider Package #24770, Orion Dew Zapper Pro 4 - Channel Control Module #03517, Orion Heating Bands 80mm-127mm #03520 Notes:
Conditions were clear and cold. Temp was 25F with a first quarter Moon and moderate light pollution. Unfortunately the clouds rolled in earlier than forecasted.
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