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Observation by Grant Privett: M78 and McNeil's Nebula

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Grant Privett

Observer

Grant Privett

Observed

2021 Mar 17 - 22:00

Uploaded

2021 Mar 18 - 00:47

Objects

M78
McNeil's variable nebula

Equipment
  • SkyWatcher 114mm f5 Newtonian
  • Starlight Xpress Lodestar
  • NEQ6
Exposure

200x 30s

Location

Salisbury

Target name

M78 + McNeil's Nebula

Title

M78 and McNeil's Nebula

About this image

McNeil's variable nebula remains quiet while M78 remains lovely. A 114mm scope doing short exposures with an uncooled camera doesn't really do it justice.

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Mil Dave
Mil Dave, 2021 Mar 19 - 12:02 UTC

Grant,

I'm impressed you managed to find a gap in the clouds to capture this image. Well done indeed.

Dave (aka Mil. Dave)

Grant Privett
Grant Privett, 2021 Mar 19 - 13:05 UTC

Ah, but you didn't see all those I threw away....

If the sky had been brighter it would have saved me making a flat field.

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