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It's been a tough winter in southern Ontario for clear skies, but I finally had a couple of nights a week ago to grab a few targets. I'd like twice the number of hours on this object, but that seems unlikely this year.
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G- 40x180 sec
B- 40x180 sec
Ha- 24x600sec
Total integration time: 10 hours.
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A really impressive image. Thank you for sharing.

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Cool you got the chance, been bad here too in Wisconsin,

Fantastic image!
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Wonderful! Great work!
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Love the detail! The thumbnail does not do it justice! TSS APOD worthy.
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AstroBee wrote: Sun Feb 11, 2024 7:32 am Love the detail! The thumbnail does not do it justice! TSS APOD worthy.

If you click the thumbnail you get a zoomable image. The detail you have captured is indeed lovely!

+1 on the TSS APOD worthy.

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Fantastic detail and color! One of the best Fire Rackers I've ever seen.

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magnificent work , thx .
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Congratulations Scott on having your image selected as our TSS APOD!

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Very nice, that galaxy is on fire!
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Congrats on the TSS APOD!
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Hi Scott,
Great image of M82. Congratulations on your APOD award.
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that is an outstanding image - fantastic detail!
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Really super detail on this. Great work.
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Nice vivid M82 - great detail. Congrats on the APOD.
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