|How Messier 27 might appear visually|
|Messier 27, ST80, afocal, 11x15|
The human eye does not detect colors well in low light conditions. The night sky is full of color, but most of it is difficult to see. Long exposure photography brings out these faint colors, though.
M27 was the first object that I imaged with the Epsilon-200. I used my Canon EOS Rebel XS at prime focus. I did not collect any raw images (only JPEGs). If I knew then what I know now, I would have done it differently. But, I'm pretty happy with the results:
|Messier 27, E-200, 20x120|