M8 | Tim McDonald

Photographer
Tim McDonald
Email
tdmcdonald@roadrunner.com
Location of photo
Palmdale CA
Date/Time of photo
5-9 Aug 13
Equipment
Meade 102 ED APO, f/7, on an LX-200 Mount. Canon 350D w/ Astrodon IR filter, ISO 1600, 20 x 10-minutes, captured/stacked w/ Nebulosity and processed w/ PS CS 5.5 --using Ron Wodaski's "Zone System" methods. Autoguiding with Orion StarShoot and PhD.
Description
My second shot after replacing the camera's stock IR filter with one from Astrodon. 'Worth every penny: I would never have guessed a DSLR -- in the hands of a relative new-comer -- could produce results like this.