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March, 2011:

Antares area of Milky Way

Image Location and Date: San Diego Astronomy Association Dark Sky Site @ Tierra Del Sol, March 6th 2011.
Object: Antares area of Milky Way
Mount: CG5GT
Imaging scope: 50mm Nikkor 1.8
Imaging FL: 50mm
Imaging focal ratio: f4
Imaging camera: unmodified Nikon D60
Lights: 4 x 240 sec ISO 800 (16 Minutes)
Calibration: None.
Guide scope: Unguided
Other details: stacked in DSS processed in Photoshop

M101 Pinwheel Galaxy

Image Location and Date: San Diego Astronomy Association Dark Sky Site @ Tierra Del Sol, March 5th 2011.
Object: M101 Pinwheel Galaxy
Mount: CG5GT
Imaging scope: Omni XLT 150 Newtonian
Imaging FL: 750mm
Imaging focal ratio: f5
Imaging camera: unmodified Nikon D60
Lights: 25 x 300sec ISO 800 (2 Hours 5 Minutes)
Calibration: Darks.
Guide scope: Antares 8×50mm finder with Orion StarShoot Auto Guider
Other details: guided with PHD, stacked in DSS processed in Photoshop, ran through it with Noise Ninja

Virgo Galaxy Cluster

Image Location and Date: San Diego Astronomy Association Dark Sky Site @ Tierra Del Sol, March 5th 2011.
Object: Virgo Cluster
Mount: CG5GT
Imaging scope: Omni XLT 150 Newtonian
Imaging FL: 750mm
Imaging focal ratio: f5
Imaging camera: unmodified Nikon D60
Lights: 2 x 900sec ISO 800 (30 Minutes)
Calibration: Darks.
Guide scope: Antares 8×50mm finder with Orion StarShoot Auto Guider
Other details: guided with PHD, stacked in DSS processed in Photoshop