M 27 - the dumbell in Vulpecula
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first light with the recentlly overhauled mount. It still isn't doing as well as it did a year ago, but, things wear .... don't we know..
119 three minute sub-exposures with the Canon 350dG on the Meade LX200 classic 12 inch at f6.8. almost 6 hours
acquired, calibrated with warm pixel conversion, and stacked in Nebulosity 2.1.0. post processed with Photoshop CS3.

Guided with the Explore Scientific ED80 apo and DSI pro I, PHD 1.10.4, and shoestring GPUSB