M 57 - the Ring Nebula - cropped
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I took a jog to the dark side for this image... a friend loaned a SBIG 2000 ME .... Interesting. This is pushing the 12 inch, and the guiding
was less than good, but the experiment was worthwihle.
 Telescope Meade LX 200 Classic 12-inch at f/6.8 on Mitty Wedge in the Julian Observatory.
Camera SBIG 2000ME ccd with standard filters
Exposure 50 minutes red, 60 minutes green, 30 minutes blue, and 5 minutes luminosity, all unbinned
 Guiding Explore Scientific ED 80 APO piggybacked n the LX200 using PHD Guide from Stark labs with Meade DSI pro I.
 Software Images acquired, calibrated, stacked and color corrected with Nebulosity 2.2.7 from Stark Labs. Further processing in Photoshop CS 3.