Taken on Monday 3rd December 2018 from my home in Timperley, Manchester.
This was my longest exposure of an image to date with 24 x 3 minute frames in B/W plus 1 x 3 minute red,green and blue. All combined to give a single colour image of 81 minutes exposure.
- Skywatcher HEQ5 mount
- William Optics 81mm APO Triplet Refractor
- ATIK 314L+ B/W camera
- Starlight Express Mechanical filter wheel with Clear,Red,Green and Blue filters
- QHY5 camera attached to finder for guiding
- Astroart 6.0 to take pictures and control the filter wheel and combine the individual frames
- PHD2 for guiding