M52, The Scorpion Cluster
This is M52, the Scorpion Cluster in the constellation Cassiopeia. This open cluster is about 5,000 light years away and contains several hundred stars in a nice compact grouping.
Telescope: LX200 GPS
Camera: Canon 20D DSLR, ISO 400
Capture Software: Canon EOS Viewer Utility
Settings: 20 x 30 second exposures, ISO 400. 5 x 1 minute exposures, ISO 400
Format: Large JPG
Exposure Count: 25 frames (4 rejected), 20 x 30 second, 5 x 1 minute
Post Processing: Stacked, aligned and digital development in ImagesPlus.
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