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Mercury

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About this observation
Observer
Philip Masding
Time of observation
20/05/2020 - 16:58
Object
Mercury
Observing location
Manchester
Equipment
LX200 250mm SCT
ZWO ASI 290MM
Baader IR pass filter
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A stack of 2500 frames from 50000. A large cardboard box on the roof of my observatory shaded the scope from the sun. Success with Mercury means a good image and not frying the camera!

The reference image is from Stellarium suitably blurred to match the telescope image. 

The bright white is Kuiper crater at at latitude 11 south, longitude 31 west. 

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