Decided to take a trip to one of the darkest places in southern Ontario. Nirvana AKA Irvine Lake Strip is a Bortle 2 area just north of Bon Echo Provinical Park. I setup my Orion ST80 on an AVX mount with a Nikon D3200 camera. All images were tracked for around 60 seconds each, some where stacked to produce a higher SNR while others were single subs. Notice how the achromatic ST80 produces prominent chromatic aberration, which is a purple fringe around bright stars.

M31 – Single Exposure
M27 – Single Exposure
M33 – Single Exposure
M45 -11 subs x 78s
Nirvana Irvine Lake Map
Imaging session @ Nirvana Irvine Lake

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