Observation by Doug Flack: Autumn 2016 from a tower block

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Doug Flack


Doug Flack


2016 Aug 30 - 23:00


2020 May 23 - 06:28


The Pleiades (M45)

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Field centre

RA: 04h51m
Dec: +11°19'
Position angle: -30°45'

Field size

66° × 46°

  • Pentax K-5 DSLR with a not very exciting Pentax DA 55 lens

Window of 3rd floor tower block in Brentwood Essex


Autumn 2016 from a tower block

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6 RAW frames stacked in DSS and finished in PS Elements 12.  With no access to a garden at the time, which was festooned with security lighting anyway, made an "arm" which could be extended from the window using the window frame as a support, to try to do "something". This was the result.  I took many more such pictures through that autumn, most of which seem to have been since deleted. Whilst not a picture likely to make "picture of the month" it shows what you can do in difficult situations and  "I commend it to the house!"

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Alan Thomas
Alan Thomas, 2020 May 23 - 10:01 UTC

Well done. Shows us that, with determination, almost anything is possible!

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