M27 second of two nights. 2 or 3 minute exposures.
- Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, UK
- Class 4 Bortle
- 15% med to low cloud between 9pm and 10pm otherwise clear.
- Wind around 7kph.
- Temp Around 18C.
Tonight isn’t going exactly to plan but better than last night.
Last night I didn’t have any trouble with guide setup, tonight it’s caused nothing but trouble. Guess I’m going to have to reserve a night soon to sort it out.
At one point, since I was having no luck taking anything over about 45s, I decided to do a bit of lucky imaging. 15s x 240 – max gain on the camera. I’ve quickly stacked about 50 of them and it doesn’t look half bad.
For got measure after this run (and another attempt at M27 with a longer exposure) I tried NGC7635.