M52 and the Bubble Nebula
Date: August 30, 2008
Location: Seven Sisters Observatory - Manchester MI
Equipment: Megrez 90 APO, FFIII, Canon 10D Modified
Conditions: Good - moderate humidity
Film: None! DSLR @ ISO 800
Exposure: 12 X 600 seconds with 3 X 600 seconds dark frames
Comments: After tracking issues on Friday night this was a refreshing evening using the newly cleaned and lubed G11. I was happy with the amount of signal at the 10 minute exposure level but I did notice that as the evening went on I could have increased the exposure at least 5 more minutes. Later in the year I will try a shot after the meridian and increase the exposure times.