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    Default M4 - my first globular cluster



    Last night, I managed to add one more to my list of photographed Messier objects. 16x10 seconds @ ISO 1600. 20 darks. Stacked with Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.2. Processed with Corel PhotoPaint v.12.
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    That's really nice - You can see those stars right down to the middle
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    Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.
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    Yeah it looks very detailed in the cluster.
    You got a really good focus on it..well done.
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    Very nice clean shot.

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    Very nice, clear image!

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