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A satellite passing between the Bubble nebula and Open Cluster M52

A passing satellite (first thought to be a Perseid meteor) on a single 60s subframe

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Filename:Bubble-014Ha-Perseid.jpg
Album name:RobertM / Satellites
Rating (5 votes):22222
Link-words:Satellite
Image date, time and location:August 23 2008 @ 00:30
Telescope aperture and focal ratio:Sky 90 @ f/4.5
Camera and filters used:Starlight-Xpress SXV-H9 and Astronomik 13nm Ha filter
Processing applied:Stacked/DDP in MaximDL Levels in PS
Filesize:232 KiB
Date added:Aug 23, 2008
Dimensions:696 x 520 pixels
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Rick   [Feb 14, 2010 at 09:26 AM]
Comparison of this trail with other images confirm that this is in fact a satellite trail, not a meteor.

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