M81 and M82

M81-SaN-Howard-f860127

Tom Howard

Isle of Wight

Nikon D7000 DSLR; TS-Optics 65mm Quadruplet; Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 mount.

Twice a year, I visit the Isle of Wight to enjoy its dark skies. I have always imaged through same light pollution that I need at home but, on my last visit, I decided to forego its use. My experiment worked. I easily eliminated the slight orange glow in post-processing and was left with an image with natural colours that was easy to process.

2018-04-13T00:00:00

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