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    From today, just playing around with the Celestron 127EQ and various exposure settings.
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    Interesting Asto, what type of filter are you using?
    If you have not checked it out before you can see which sunspots are out at SpaceWeather.com -- News and information about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids
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    Beats me. Bought it 3-4 years ago. No markings. The place I bought it from is closed. RIP Tim Nix - Camera Bug saved my proverbial bacon a couple of times.
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    Nice work, thanks for posting!
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