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M33 (DSLR image)
M33 (DSLR image)
January 2013

M33

With my main imaging camera away for repair I am only able to use my unmodified Canon 1000D.
To replace the OAG I modified a standard Skywatcher finderscope to accept my Lodestar camera which worked way better than I had hoped for. Although not a deep image the result was quite passable I think .....

T: MN190
C: Canon 1000D unmodified
G: SW finder scope + SX Lodestar
M: NEQ6Pro + EQMod
Software ...
Capture: Canon Utilities
Guiding : PHD (despite my previous aversion to this, it worked well)
Process: Astroart, CS2 & Pixinsight

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