Pazmino's cluster, the Heart & Soul nebulae, the Perseus Double Cluster & Stock 2
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The main starfield template is formed using 12 x 5-minute subs with the Canon 5D MkII and the Canon 200mm prime lens at f#4.
The Heart & Soul nebulae are each single framers taken with the Hyperstar III.
Image processed and put together by Noel Carboni.
From the day I started (some 9 years ago) this is precisely the sort of image I wanted to take. Finally got there in the end.
Nexstar 11 GPS, 2 x Sky 90, M25C, MaximDL, Photshop CS3, Noel Carboni's Photoshop actions, 7 foot Pulsar fibreglass dome, Canon 40D, 100mm macro lens, 28-200mm zoom lens, 17-55mm f#2.8 zoom lens, 100-400mm zoom lens, 1.4x converter, 2x converter.