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    Default My last Messier - M77!



    I finally got my last Messier at 2am this morning - M77. Then looked at some old favorites - including this one, the whirlpool galaxy, M51, before getting back under the covers. The screen size is only 8", but it looks huge! I'm using a Revolution Imager 2 kit (upgraded the screen) on my Meade LX200 10". Now trying to get some Messiers as photos, but finding this quite difficult so far. Need to read some more astrophotography threads I guess!
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    Default Re: My last Messier - M77!

    Yay! Congratulations, James!
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    Default Re: My last Messier - M77!

    Congratulations on getting all of the Messiers. Truly a great accomplishment James!
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    Default Re: My last Messier - M77!

    Well done James!
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    Default Re: My last Messier - M77!

    Way to go James!!!

    Congratulations on bagging 110 Messiers. That is really a feat. I have 18 or 19 to go, but with my small scopes (4” frac anf 5” Newt), and light pollution Bortle 7-8), it might be awhile and need a darker site than my backyard.

    Awesome accomplishment James. My hats off to you!

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    Default Re: My last Messier - M77!

    Nice going James! I remember that M77 was a tough one for me but well worth the effort! Congratulations on a great accomplishment and I like the way you celebrate!
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    Default Re: My last Messier - M77!

    Congratulations! That's quite an accomplishment.
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