Adventures in astroimaging and miscellaneous nonsense by an amateur astronomer in East Texas.
Sunday, March 13, 2011
I set up the mount and scope the other night to experiment with the alignment. Everything went faster than I expected, so I had time to do a little imaging. I got to wondering how how Messier 35 would turn out with the ST80.
Messier 35, ST80 on Vixen SP, 16x120
The smaller cluster to the lower-left is NGC 2158. It is much further away than M35.
Here is my previous attempt at M35, taken with the Epsilon-200: