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    Default Some Clusters...



    These were captured back on the 7th. More woodshedding.

    All are 30×30s lights, darks and bias. SV102T, AVX, ASI174MC, DSS, StarTools, and PS.

    Messier 38 in Auriga:



    Messier 37 in Auriga:



    Messier 36 in Auriga:



    Messier 41 in Canis Major:



    I kinda enjoyed processing these OCs. Thanks again to Hondo for his ST tutorials.
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    Default Re: Some Clusters...

    Well done Bryan. I am still very torn when I see these, I have to fight down that urge to go pick out a shovel...
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    Default Re: Some Clusters...

    Quote Originally Posted by Gabby76 View Post
    Well done Bryan. I am still very torn when I see these, I have to fight down that urge to go pick out a shovel...
    Yeah, and I keep fighting the urge to randomly duck.
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    Default Re: Some Clusters...

    Quote Originally Posted by Gabby76 View Post
    Well done Bryan. I am still very torn when I see these, I have to fight down that urge to go pick out a shovel...
    Weakening.......

    Should have gotten into AP when you moved to BC. Three weeks of clear sky, the rest of the time its clouds or smoke! At least with AP you can look back at what you've seen.

    Oh, nice shots Bryan.

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    Default Re: Some Clusters...

    Most of my friends at home do AP and they have been trying for years to get me into it.
    In 30+ years I have never, ever had the desire to as much as hold a cell phone camera to one of my telescopes.
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    Default Re: Some Clusters...

    Nice clusters Bryan.
    Bravo.
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    Very nice, Bryan!

    I'm just like Gabby, I've never even put my phone to the EP. But I do totally appreciate and love seeing the work of those who do AP work.
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    Default Re: Some Clusters...

    Great images! Well done, Bryan!
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    Really nice captures Bryan. Thx for sharing them.
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    Default Re: Some Clusters...

    I like the colours. Great shots, Bryan!
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