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28 February 2006 Samir Kharusi

Twinkling M42_large

Azaiba, Muscat

For the kid in you :-) To see the twinkling make sure that "original" is active below and WAIT(!) until the full animation has downloaded. If you are using a dial-up connection this can take a looong time. In that case switch to a smaller version by clicking "previous" at above right. Diffraction spikes added in post-processing. This image was taken as a follow-up on a study I did regarding what filters to use when you have high light pollution. To read about those tests (and to see the non-twinkly version of the above) click
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Hutech 20D+UV/IR Blocker+UHC Filters,Canon 600mm/4.0L IS + 1.4x
51x3min exposures at ISO 400, AP1200 mount autoguided by ST402-ME on a C14 at f7.7 full exif

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Karen Moen14-May-2007 07:24
The kid in me thanks you for the animation. This is such an incredible image. All I can say is WOW! Voted.
Charles Lasnier04-Dec-2006 08:16
Hey, that's nice!