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Technical details.

This image was taken from a dark site in Suffolk on the night of 13 October 2012.

It was taken with a Canon 40D modified DSLR mounted on an astrotrac and through a Canon 24-105mm lens set on 24mm at f4 and iso 800.

There are 12 x 5min subs giving a total exposure time of 60 minutes. These subs, together with darks and flats were combined in Deep Sky Stacker and processed in Photoshop CS2.