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This globular cluster in Pegasus is one of the few visible in late Autumn. It is 40 kly distant. 

The longer exposure contained an overexposed core. Detail in the core was restored from the shorter exposure using a mask layer.

  • Object: M15
  • Exposure: 40m + 10m
  • Telescope: Celestron C-8 @ f/10
  • Mount: Losmandy GM-8
  • Guiding: Celestron Radial Guider, SBIG ST-4 (A5)
  • Camera: Olympus OM-1
  • Film: Kodak E200
  • Location: Loudon, NH
  • Date: 02 December 2000 19:58
  • Conditions: Seeing 6/10, Transparency 7/10, LVM 6.0, 15° F, thin clouds, light breeze
  • Processing: Polaroid SprintScan 4000, Adobe Photoshop 5.5, bgsmooth 3 50


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