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Experimental astrophotography

NGC 7023 Iris Nebula city vs rural astro imaging

Experimental image of the Iris Nebula NGC 7023 QHY8 CCD and Zenithstar 71mm APO. Shawn Nielsen 2014
An experiment involving 3 hours of data on the same deep sky object to compare city vs rural astro imaging. One of the draw backs of living in a mid-sized city is the light pollution. Everyone has their porch lights on even though they are inside asleep, and poorly designed street lights create glare and [...]