My first DSO - M42 with a SPC880, 



    
        

            Florian Drews

My first DSO - M42 with a SPC880

Equipment

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 27, 2012
Frames:
Integration:
0″
Avg. Moon age:
5.11 days
Avg. Moon phase:
26.78%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 142750

Resolution: 640x480

File size: 205.5 KB

Locations: Cardiff backyard, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Description

This is the first time that I captured a DSO. Done with an SPC880 webcam on an Alt/az mount with a 127 Mak @ f/11.7.

Back then I had no idea about post-processing and was just happy that something showed up on my screen...

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My first DSO - M42 with a SPC880, 



    
        

            Florian Drews