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#1 D_talley

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Posted 27 March 2009 - 11:46 PM

Got a chance to use my Philips spc900 web cam on Saturn. I used a TEC 140 with a 2x barlow. Not a good night of seeing but I was out so I gave it a try.

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Posted 27 March 2009 - 11:47 PM

Here is another shot. Both are fuzzy but not to bad for a web camera shot.

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#3 Mick Hyde

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Posted 28 March 2009 - 08:46 AM

Nice work Dwight :waytogo:

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Posted 28 March 2009 - 10:10 AM

hi D thats very good

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Posted 29 March 2009 - 08:08 AM

Dwight, good image! The blue data is extremely dim. Next time try controlling the webcam with http://www.burri-web...cctrl/index.htm this will allow you to balance the colors exactly as you want them before you start to capture. It will also save up to 5 settings. I took the luminosity out of your image and saved it as blue, then recombined it, hope you don't mind. That scope should do well under the right seeing conditions.

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Posted 29 March 2009 - 12:25 PM

Steve, thanks for the work. I did not know much about controlling the web cam. I will work on getting a better shot of it if the seeing improves.






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