M103 in Cassiopeia


Scope: StarMax127 f/6 Location: Del Mar CA  2/18/2003 Camera: Vesta 690

Exposure: 12 x 60 sec color frames with IR block filter

This image was taken with the dual scope set up on a CG5 mount instead of my EQ3 mount from Orion. The CG5 is beefier, but for my scopes, I found that both mounts (when guided) had acceptable performance. As a side note, this is the image used as background for this website. Horizontal FOV is 18'


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