Hercules and Corona Boreales


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Hercules and Corona Boreales: Wide field shot

Date: February 2010
Equipment: Canon 50D
18-200mm zoom lens at 35mm and f5.6
Meade LXD-55 mount (unguided)
Exposure: 15x2minutes light
15x2minutes dark

Processing Notes: Dark subtraction, alignment, and stacking in Deep Sky Stacker. Post-processed in Photoshop. (mostly increased saturation and curves) Diffraction spikes added via Carboni actions.

Additional Comments: An almost-full gibbous moon limited the exposure time on these shots.

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