Jun12 DSLR Challenge winner - mcarroll!
Posted 11 July 2012 - 07:37 PM
So- get out the news to your friends... we need to re-do the run-off! This time we're going till the 15th... get out the vote!
Hi there folks - looks like we have ourselves a Run-Off in the June 2012 entries in the DSLR Challenge. The run-off poll will close on July 15th at Midnight. The winner will be announced at our earliest opportunity after the poll has closed.
Here are our contenders!
Here is my entry.
Camera: modified Canon 1000D
Imaging telescope: AT6RC
Focal reducer: Televue 0.8x
Mount: Orion Atlas EQ-G
Autoguider: Orion SSAG with 50mm guide scope
DIY thermoelectric whole camera cooler
Image info --
Location: Elkins, WV
Exposure: 23 subs x 4 min at ISO1600 (main image)
+ 50 subs x 1 min at ISO1600 (core area of M13)
Processed using Deep Sky Stacker, Photoshop CS5, Noise Ninja, and Gradient Xterminator
Higher res image: http://www.flickr.co...3807011/sizes/l
Here's my M13 image from a couple of weeks ago.
Hi Res Version and more image details available at http://www.astronome...php?c=131&p=449
This image consists of 236 x 2 minute exposures at ISO 400 with a Celestron C8, Celestron FR at f/5.8 (1160mm), and a Gary Honis modified Canon 450D. Guiding is with ONAG On-Axis Guider, Lodestar autoguider, and PHD Guiding. Thanks for looking!
Best of luck to our two run-off contenders!
Posted 17 July 2012 - 06:42 AM
I´ll be the next with my congrats. Well done!
Posted 17 July 2012 - 09:31 AM
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