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    Albireo in PI and GIMP2.jpg
    Image cropped
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    The nights are starting to get longer but still fairly short here.
    I put my scope in the corner of the garden but still able to see the sky
    I realigned the scope a few days ago using PoleMaster.
    I took some nice images of M51 but then the clouds came in and covered it.
    I have been meaning to take a look at Albireo for a long time and never having seen it I thought I would give it a shot.
    My camera has started to show noise along one edge, not sure what is causing it. So, I cropped this image a lot to remove that noise.
    Processed in PI, contrast/brightness and sharpness in GIMP2.
    Comments welcome.
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    Default Re: Albireo

    One of my favorite doubles. Nicely done, Dave!
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    Default Re: Albireo

    A great image, Dave - very impressive!
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    Default Re: Albireo

    That's cool Dave (or should I say hot ). I can almost see the flames!

    Well done,
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    Default Re: Albireo

    Really nice shot - Dave.
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