the simple way...
An outdated digital camera (hey, my CP950 is almost two
years old!), a small telescope, and a cheap eyepiece was
almost all that was used for this image. This is my second
attempt at deep-sky astrophotography with the CP950.
I am very surprised about the quality (relatively speaking)
of this image.
made 33 8" exposures, and a darkframe. 3x11 images
were registerd and added, the resulting three images were
averaged. Only a little unsharp masking was used (68/1.4/0).
I did not take a flat-field so my final image has a quite
M13 images by other astrophotographers: Af9Y
Dickmann / Rockett
Crawford / Daphne
& Tony Hallas / Michael