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    Default Two Messiers -- M90 & M93



    M90

    It was too cloudy to do long subs. I had to settle for lots of 1 minutes subs. You know, take a couple hundred and keep the good ones.

    143 x 60s C8 on EQ-G with X-A1 (iso6400)





    M93 (widefield)

    Grabbed this one as a "by the way" ... and I liked it. So here it is.

    4 x 20s WO66 on EQ-G with X-A1 (iso6400)




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    Default Re: Two Messiers -- M90 & M93

    Really nice images Joe
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    Default Re: Two Messiers -- M90 & M93

    Nice grabs, Joe! I think you've inspired me for my next AP victim!
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    Default Re: Two Messiers -- M90 & M93

    Lovely Joe, very well done.
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    Default Re: Two Messiers -- M90 & M93

    Very nice Joe.

    M90 shows a lot of subtle detail- like the color too.

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