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Nov11 CN Imaging/sketching Contest Winner!

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:31 AM

I am pleased to announce the winner of the November 2011 Cloudy Nights Imaging and Sketching Contest - Solar System Imaging's Finalist - Mike Phillips:

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Location: Swift Creek, NC USA

Time: November, 8, 2011 - 0254 UTC

Optics: Akule = Custom 356mm (14" Zambuto) f/4.5 Newtonian
5x TeleVue Powermate at f/26 / 9,315mm EFL,
Secondary Mirror Antares 3.5 1/30wave

Mount: Celestron CGE on JMI Wheely bars

Camera: Point Grey Research Flea3 - FL3-FW-03S1M
(monochrome)

Filters: True Tek Supraslim Color Filter Wheel with
Astronomik RGB TYP II

Capture: Lenovo W500 (Aquila) using Anthony Wesley's
custom Coriander v2.0 - with Anthony Wesley's
focuser and CFW scripts

Processing: Ninox -> Registax -> AstraImage -> Iris -> Gimp



Mike Phillips, congratulations on your win! Your winning image has been added to the Gallery of Imaging/Sketching Contest Winners and is posted on the front page of the CN website for all to enjoy!

Charlie


#2 TH1

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 01:40 PM

This is amazing, but Jupiter upside down is not good for astronomy.

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Posted 31 December 2011 - 07:34 PM

This is absolutely amazing; I cannot believe that you can actually see details on the satellites, in addition to noticing the difference in sizes!! Phenomenal image.

#4 Izzi

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 05:39 AM

This is amazing, but Jupiter upside down is not good for astronomy.

Is the upside down because you can only see inverted through the eyepiece of a reflector telescope? Anyway the image is simply awesome.






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