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Lyra - Opportunistic Holiday Astronomy

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Observer
Simon Dawes
Time of observation
16/08/2017 - 00:00
Object
Lyra
Observing location
Brixton, Devon, England
Equipment
50mm Lens F3.5
Canon EOS 600D (Full Spectrum Mod)
CLSCCD clip-in filter
iOptron Star Tracker
Exposure
126 frames x60s exposures
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On holiday in Devon, just outside Plymouth, light pollution was moderate, I couldn’t make out the Milkyway, but it was far better than I am used to in S.E. London. It was clear so I thought I’d point my camera at Lyra, and as the forecast was for no rain I left the camera clicking away in the back garden, got hours of cloud and 2hrs of clear frames.

This was a bit opportunistic so I didn’t take any calibration frames but am happy with the results.

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