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Astrophotography of the Solar System

The five planets over a series of months

five planets

Date: Fall 2003 - Spring 2005

Telescope: Celestron NexStar 8 GPS f/10 and f/20

Camera: Nikon E4300 3x zoom

Exposure: afocal using 18 mm eyepiece, ~30 exposures each image stacked with RegisStax 2.

Comments: 2x barlow used for larger images.

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