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NGC 7331 With Two Telescopes

NGC 7331 taken with a TV-85 and a C8. 27×300 sec @ ISO 1600 (TV85) and 23×150 @ ISO 3200 (C8), Canon T3 (modified.)
NGC-7331 detail view. Nov 20, 2014, 23x150 @ ISO 3200, C8 at F/6.3. Oct 31, 2014, 27x300 @ ISO 1600, TV-85 at F/5.6. IDAS-LPS, modified Canon T3.
NGC-7331 detail view. Nov 20, 2014, 23×150 @ ISO 3200, C8 at F/6.3. Oct 27, 2014, 27×300 @ ISO 1600, TV-85 at F/5.6. IDAS-LPS, modified Canon T3.

At the end of October 2014, I was shooting images of some brighter NGC galaxies, but the TV-85 scope I was using just didn’t have enough image scale to do them justice, so I never posted them.  Well, my old C8 is still kickin’ and it has over 2.5 times the focal length of the smaller refractor.  But, I needed a way to guide it and the 50mm guiding scope arrangement I used once for it was just not good enough.

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