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Large Magellenic Cloud
26-03-1987 supernova in the LMC (the lower of the red stars in the center of the LMC galaxy
Posted by Rick on July 17, 2012 Full Size| Slideshow

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Reply Rick
8:35 AM on July 22, 2012 
These are old school 35 mm film images. SLR camera piggy backed on a 200mm reflector guided with a basic 1 axis motor drive. (good polar alignment was needed) This is a 20 min exposure at f2.8 and a 50mm lens on 1600 fugi transperancy film.
Reply Rob Power
7:19 AM on July 20, 2012 
Nice one; what gear are you using?