Author Topic: Lake Mcswain RV campsite  (Read 1292 times)


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Lake Mcswain RV campsite
« on: September 27, 2014, 03:48:38 PM »
I just did a three night RV stay. Brought along my 104ED refractor and EQ6 mount. Used a Star Shoot Pro V2.0 color camera.
Since the camp site in a bit of a bowl area the extreme horizon is about 15 degrees up and there are scattered trees about. I did not see a light dome anywhere. The milky way was easily seen. I target IC 1805 and had 10 minute subs. I actually could do 15 minutes but elected to go to 10 minutes just to be sure. 6 Hours of data and all frames made the cut. There was a light breeze at night and very few street lights to deal with. This site is right up near the lake and it's pretty dark. If you have an RV the site has power, water and sewerage right at your site. I will be returning to this site soon since it's just over an hours drive est from Los Banos.