Beautiful image of the region of the sky around Antares. Samuel Muller provided these details:
24 frames of 300 seconds, ISO 1600.
1 frame of 600 seconds, ISO 800
Total exposure time: 2h10min
Celestron Advanced CG5 GT mount
Sony NEX-5N Baader BCF mod camera
18-55mm Sony stock lens, at 55mm f5.6
Diy Dew heater
Processed through Deep Sky Stacker, PixInsight LE and Photoshop CS6.
Thank you, Samuel!
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