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The Spring Swan Rises

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Observer
Simon Dawes
Time of observation
04/04/2019 - 21:56
Object
Area around Deneb in Cygnus
Observing location
Kelling Heath, England
Equipment
50mm Lens F4
Canon 600D (Full spectrum mod)
CLSCCD clip-in filter
iOptron Star Tracker
Exposure
3h38m in 2 minute subs
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This spring's Kelling heath was one of the best for clear weather in the Spring, I go with friends expecting cloud so any astronomy is a bonus. My main activity at Kelling Heath is to buzz around the sky with my 12" F4 Dob but I usually also set up a camera with a wide field lens (50mm) and just leave it running. The night was very cold and dry, the tarp with my Dob on was dry all night. I'm sure I could do more with the data I have but I lack the processing experience to do much better, with time I'll come back to these data and try again, but for now it is here for all to see.

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NickDHewitt's picture

The Dark nebula near Deneb shows up very nicely!

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