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Jelieta Walinski Ph.D
Hickiwan RV Park, Why, AZ, USA
07:10 pm

Equipment Details:

Telescope: Celestron NexStar Evolution 9.25 235mm f/10 Schmidth Cassegrain

Camera: ZWO ASI2600MCPro

Starizona Hyperstar 4 HSA - C925

Starizona Telrad Reflex Sight Finder white 1001.4

ZWO AsiAir Pro WiFi Camera Controller

ZWO Standard Electronic Automatic Focuser EAF - 5V

Optolong L-Pro 2 " Multibandpass Filter

Mount: Motorized 4 Computerized Fork Mount Celestron NexStar GPS

Dew Heatet Astrozap

Dew Shield Celestron

Samsung Cellular Phone

PC Laptop & external drive

Post-processing Details:

Live stacked in ASI, photos downloaded in Bridge and processed in photoshop

Image Details:

Hickiwan RV Park is Native Americans owned park and in light pollution map it is marked deep blue, which means no light pollution. I mounted my telescope and I was waiting for the clouds to clear up. On the southeast direction I saw this Sirius with a little of haze but it helps Sirius to produce more interesting light which for me looks mysterious. So I focused it and started stacking for 10 minutes and the photo is the result of the 10 minute live stacked, it has layers of circular rings and colors. No heavy processing at all. I just crop a little in 4 sides and enhanced the 4 the vibrance. I can even see the surrounding stars.