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m27.jpg
M27, "Dumbbell Nebula", CCD, LPR Filter, 10 x 5 min., f/4.3, hazy skies
ghostcol.jpg
NGC 3242, "Ghost of Jupiter" Nebula, CCD, 3 x 60s, f/6.3, Jan. 4, 2003

m57.jpg

M57, "Ring Nebula", CCD, LPR Filter, 5 x 5 min, f/4.3, July 25, 2004 (note the central star)
Site:  Light-polluted Harahan, LA (unless noted)
Telescope:  10" f/10 Meade LX200 SCT, Milburn Wedge
CCD/Autoguider:  Starlight Express MX7C / S.T.A.R. 2000
CCD Focal Reducer:  Meade f/6.3 or f/3.3 (noted)
LPR Filter:  Orion SkyGlow (where used)
Processing:  MSB Astroart 2.0 / 3.0