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OhNo

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This is NGC869 often called the "Double Cluster". Iit consists of two open star clusters at a magnitude of 3,80 in the constellation of Perseus, some 6781.7 light years away.

Sky was so terrible with the moon and upper level smoke this was limited to 6 exposures of 240 seconds.

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Mosaics Larry, mosaic. I can hook ya up with a couple vids (not mine) that explain and show how to do it in Pix and/or APP. If I can do it anyone can!
 

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Mosaics Larry, mosaic. I can hook ya up with a couple vids (not mine) that explain and show how to do it in Pix and/or APP. If I can do it anyone can!
Maybe when I run out of targets that actually fit my FOV... :D

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I have the same scope as you, familiar with those targets. Talk to ya soon. I forget not everyone is retired like me, so they can't shoot every night..... with this inflation I wish I had a JOB!
 

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I have the same scope as you, familiar with those targets. Talk to ya soon. I forget not everyone is retired like me, so they can't shoot every night..... with this inflation I wish I had a JOB!
Don't even get me started on the economy... I'm supposed to retire in 5 years and now that's questionable...

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Yours may be even worse than ours. Guess it could be worse we could live in cold Europe....
 

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Mosaics Larry, mosaic. I can hook ya up with a couple vids (not mine) that explain and show how to do it in Pix and/or APP. If I can do it anyone can!
Think some of those may already be in the Galley -> Guide section since I found Andromeda blew out of my capture zone for my ASI533MM Pro.





I forget not everyone is retired like me, so they can't shoot every night
Retiree hand raised here... and I'm an "old" 58.

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Yup, M31 will almost all fit in the FOV with my ASI183MM P in the SharpStar 61. On a diagonal...

Here is M31 with the ASI533MC P and
M31_Aug24.jpg
 
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