The holidays are so close now I can almost smell ‘em Today’s astronomy advent calendar image is another of ours taken this year.
Stacking images is a great way of improving the clarity of individual photos, bringing out far more detail than the individual shots alone could capture.
60 stacked images created the final result above, taken using a Sky-Watcher Explorer 200P EQ5 PRO SynScan 200mm Newtonian Reflector Telescope and an un-modified Canon EOS 550D. To compare a single photo with the stacked image above have a look here.
Yeah, we’re pretty chuffed with our first use of DeepSkyStacker