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Offline swashy

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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #15 on: 12:05:26, 14 February, 2016 »
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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #16 on: 13:32:54, 15 February, 2016 »
OK here's my last entry from last night 66 lights 10 to 20seconds iso 400, 800, 1600.  Just can't get any longer exposures with the iOptron Minitower ii.  Revelation RC6, Canon 450D tethered to the laptop so I can pop in and out the house for a warm :laugh:
8" f/5 Sky-watcher 200P f=1000,  6" f/9 Ritchey-Chrétien Revelation Astro f=1370, 3.5" f/10 Meade 90 with 2" focuser mod f=900, 3.5" f/13 Maksutov-Cassergrain f=1200...  Heavy Duty EQ est-60lb payload.  iOptron Minitower v2, Skywatcher SupaTrak, and a damaged EQ-3 Mount. Latest;- EQ-5 with dual drive.
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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #17 on: 14:54:08, 15 February, 2016 »
I don't have enough posts to win but I'm very proud of this image of Orion.  :D

Taken in Oct 2015 from central Virginia. I have a wide field that I hope to finish processing before Feb ends. :)

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21 60s shots stacked in DSS, processed in PixInsight

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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #18 on: 15:47:12, 15 February, 2016 »
I don't have enough posts to win but I'm very proud of this image of Orion.  :D

Keep posting and you may have enough by the closing date  ;)
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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #19 on: 17:07:49, 15 February, 2016 »
I don't have enough posts to win but I'm very proud of this image of Orion.  :D

Taken in Oct 2015 from central Virginia. I have a wide field that I hope to finish processing before Feb ends. :)

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Celestron C11
Canon 7D
Losmandy G11 w/ G2
SBIG STV for guiding
21 60s shots stacked in DSS, processed in PixInsight


Beautiful detail, now this is what I want to achieve  :urock: :urock: :big_clap: :big_clap: :big_clap:
8" f/5 Sky-watcher 200P f=1000,  6" f/9 Ritchey-Chrétien Revelation Astro f=1370, 3.5" f/10 Meade 90 with 2" focuser mod f=900, 3.5" f/13 Maksutov-Cassergrain f=1200...  Heavy Duty EQ est-60lb payload.  iOptron Minitower v2, Skywatcher SupaTrak, and a damaged EQ-3 Mount. Latest;- EQ-5 with dual drive.
Camera's;- Nikon D5000, Sony Nex5, Samsung NX2000, Altair GPCAM AR0130C, Celestron NexImage SSI

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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #20 on: 23:14:56, 15 February, 2016 »
Beautiful detail, now this is what I want to achieve  :urock: :urock: :big_clap: :big_clap: :big_clap:
Thank you. This was my very first guided image. I'd been taking unguided images for many moons. This one image showed me that I should have started guiding earlier. Granted, I was imaging with a very unforgiving SCT. I still do, but I picked up a wide field scope that I need to learn as well.

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« Reply #21 on: 11:38:45, 16 February, 2016 »
Ok, I dunno if you can submit more than one ( I need to RTFM) but here's a first attempt.
If the world was an orange....it'd be too small!

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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #22 on: 15:52:23, 16 February, 2016 »
M42 - Atik 314l+ mono, Baader LRGB filters, Heq5, SW ED80, guiding with QHY5L+ and converted finderscope.

30 x 180 LRGB + 20 x 15sec for the core. Processed in Pixinsight and PhotoShop CS6

Scopes - 130 Heritage for visual, ES 210mm f3.8 Carbon Hex astrograph for imaging, SW EvoGuide and Lodestar for guiding
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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #23 on: 17:40:12, 16 February, 2016 »
Darth Muppet and Skipper Billy, they are works of art  :thumbup: :thumbup: :big_clap: :big_clap: :big_clap: :big_clap: :big_clap: :big_clap: :big_clap: BTW you can offer THREE images, keep em coming  :D
8" f/5 Sky-watcher 200P f=1000,  6" f/9 Ritchey-Chrétien Revelation Astro f=1370, 3.5" f/10 Meade 90 with 2" focuser mod f=900, 3.5" f/13 Maksutov-Cassergrain f=1200...  Heavy Duty EQ est-60lb payload.  iOptron Minitower v2, Skywatcher SupaTrak, and a damaged EQ-3 Mount. Latest;- EQ-5 with dual drive.
Camera's;- Nikon D5000, Sony Nex5, Samsung NX2000, Altair GPCAM AR0130C, Celestron NexImage SSI

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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #24 on: 21:41:04, 16 February, 2016 »
Same image different palette....
If the world was an orange....it'd be too small!

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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #25 on: 07:06:48, 17 February, 2016 »
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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #26 on: 20:52:22, 17 February, 2016 »
For this entry I used HA data and made it a negative image as a nod back to the days when plate cameras were used. Almost looks like a pencil drawing too.
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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #27 on: 21:43:06, 17 February, 2016 »
That's fantastic!!

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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #28 on: 22:32:52, 17 February, 2016 »
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Re: Imaging Challenge No3 - ORION NEBULA
« Reply #29 on: 14:25:24, 18 February, 2016 »


Sw200p, Heq5, ATIK16hr osc. 12 x 5 minute subs.
Skywatcher explorer 200p, 150p, ST80
HEQ5 pier mounted with EQMOD in my OBSY.
ATIK16HR osc, DMK21 mono
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