December: Test shots with new scopes/mounts
Dec 21: TMB 80/480 Arrives!
Dec 3: AP1200 Arrives!
Nov 30: TMB 152/1200 Arrives!
This is NGC 7635, aka the Bubble Nebula, and open cluster M52 in the constellation of Cassiopeia. I used shorter subexposures (4min) at a lower ISO (400) than some previous shots (8min, ISO 800) in order to prevent severe over-saturation of the bright stars in M52. It worked pretty well, at the expense of slightly less detail in the faint regions of the Bubble Nebula. It was nice to get outside and grab this shot, as the weather here has been awful and I was in danger of a complete "shutout" this cycle.