Globular cluster
in Hercules


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Optics 8" LX200 Classic @ f/6.3
Mount LX200, guided with SXV guider and Celestron 80ED
Camera Starlight Xpress SXV-H9
Filter Astronomik RGB IIc
Exposure Luminance - 60 min x 1 min, RGB - 90 min 1.0 : 1.0 : 1.25
Processing Acquired in AstroArt3,  DDP,  Photoshop7
Date 06.23.06
Location Elk Grove, CA
Notes First light with my new SXV-H9 camera.  Seeing and transparency were poor with very high evening temps. I believe that I jarred the optics out of collimation on the LX200 when I moved the scope, as the stars were odd shaped, even though the guiding was good.