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Jun12 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll!

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Poll: Jun12 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll! (22 member(s) have cast votes)

Which Image goes to the Finals?

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 01 July 2012 - 01:34 PM

We are very pleased and proud to present the June 2012 CCD Imaging Semi-Finalists in the Cloudy Nights Imaging/Sketching Contest.


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Messier 20 - The Trifid Nebula
Astrotech 8" RC
Orion Atlas Eq-G
SBIG St-8300M with Astrodon LRGB
LRGB - 105:90:105:120
Imaged from Sarasota Florida Limiting Magnitude ~5.2

David Rosenthal:

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M27 "The Dumbbell Nebula" : Presented in the Hubble Palette
Shot over 5 nights towards the end of June 2012

AstroDon 5nm Ha: 8*1200 seconds binned 1X1
AstroDon 5nm OIII: 4*1200 seconds binned 1X1
AstroDon 5nm SII: 9*1200 seconds binned 1X1

8" LX200R UHTC
SXVR-H18, SX Wheel, SX OAG, SX Guide Camera
Losmandy G-11, AP Wood Tripod, ArgoNavis DSC
Captured, Guided, Reduced and Stacked in MaximDL
Post Processed in CS5x64 with GXT and noel Carboni's Actions

Bill Snyder:

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Hi all Here is my M16 Narrowband, this is with no added luminance.
Scope TMB130mm
Camera Apogee U8300
Mount Atlas EQG
Filters Astrodon Ha5nm OIII3nm SII3nm
Exposures Ha410min OIII260min SII380min
Taken from Connellsville Pa. USA
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Posted Image

Sharpless 82

The Little Cocoon Nebula

Camera: QSI583
Optic: TEC160F
Mount: Mach1GTO

L = 13 x 8min
R = 11 x 8min
GB = 8 x 8min
All bin 1x1

Please note that voting will conclude on July 8th at Midnight EST.

Many thanks to all who took part in the contest!


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Posted 09 July 2012 - 04:58 AM

Nice win to Bill - well deserved but
all the photos were of high quality.

#3 David Rosenthal

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Posted 09 July 2012 - 04:09 PM

Congrats on a excellent image Bill, I showed them all to my wife and she picked yours also !!!

#4 Bill Snyder

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 10:36 AM

Thanks everyone!! They were all Great images!

#5 Oleg Bryzgalov

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 04:13 AM

All photos in this month is very good.
I voted for Bill's work and very happy for him.
Congratulations and good luck in the finals!

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