Stephan's Quintet and the Deer Lick galaxy group

Object(s): NGC7331 and the Deer Lick galaxy group; NGC7138 and Stephan's Quintet Coordinates: RA22h37.3min, DEC34°15.7min Constellation: Pegasus
Telescope: Esprit150mm Camera: SBIG STF-8300M Exposures: (12,12,13)x500s RGB
Location: Teeples Hill Date(s): September 18-19, 2014 FOV: 60x45 arcmin
Notable images: Pugh Pitts

This image was acquired in a single night's work, when there were sufficient hours of darkness and everything worked flawlessly. A very active aurora did not significantly add to the background, probably because the telescope was pointed high and a little south of the zenith. My friend Eric LeMay took some great shots of the aurora, including this one with our telescopes silhouetted.

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