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This time (Feb. 12), I tried taking a larger number (15-18) of shots just piggybacking the camera at full zoom (18x). At maximum aperture at this zoom, the lens has a clear aperture of about 20mm, so it behaves like a (very!) small 18x telescope. 20mm isn't a lot, but combine it with an exposure equivalent to 3 or 4 minutes, and you can pick up quite a bit. Here's M35, 14 exposures (best 80% of 18 actually processed) of 10 seconds each, ISO 800:
It's not quite as detailed as the digiscoped version I posted a couple of weeks ago, but it's not dramatically inferior either. You can just make out the small cluster NGC 2158. On objects like this, I may try slightly longer exposures (maybe 15-20 seconds) in the future to pick up some additional detail.
Additional images after the break (all using the same stacking and exposure parameters as M35). As usual, I've post-processed these significantly to help bring out fainter stars, and cropped the most interesting portions.
M36 (upper left) and M38 (lower right) in Auriga
Double Cluster in Perseus. This is a significant improvement over the single long exposure I took a few weeks before, which is long enough to show some tracking error in the mount + clock drive.