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David Hoskin
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
10:30 pm

Equipment Details:

William Optics RedCat 51 astrograph, Canon T3i DSLR, SkyWatcher Star Adventurer mount

Post-processing Details:

21 20-second exposures (ISO-800) plus darks were stacked with Sequator. Photoshop and Microsoft Photo were used for post-processing.

Image Details:

This image shows Venus, the brilliant Evening "Star", next to the Beehive Cluster (Messier 44), a colorful open star cluster in the constellation Cancer.