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Randall Kayfes
Tucson, Arizona, USA
01:27 am

Equipment Details:

Celestron 9.25 2350mm, SCT, OTA, Meade FR/Flattener F/6.3 ZWO ASI533 MC Pro cooled to 0°C

Post-processing Details:

SharpCap Pro - 22 minutes of 15 second exposures, DarkTable for contrast and color refinement.

Image Details:

Orion M42 is an annual favorite of mine. This mornings skies were so steady I could not resist taking a photo from a EAA/Livestack with my SCT and using SharpCap software.

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