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Congrats to lacomj - July's Finalist!

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Which Image goes to the Finals?

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 07:48 PM

Here are the the July 2012 Beginning and Intermediate Imaging Semi-Finalists in the Cloudy Nights Imaging/Sketching Contest.


Posted Image

NGC7000 North American Nebula
Shot at the Table Mountain Star Party on Friday July 20th
Camera = QHY9c @ -20C
Mount = Orion Atlas EQ-G
OTA = Astro Tech AT65EDQ

Camera Control = Nebulosity 2.3
Guiding Control = PHD

11 X 10 minutes = 1 hour 50 minutes of exposure
10 darks
no flats
no bias
Images Plus used for cal and combine
CS3 for post processing


Posted Image

Jeff (lacomj)
NGC6823 Emission nebula and star cluster. Narrowband Image with HSHO filters as LRBG. Image data acquired from Virginia City, Nevada (outside Reno) USA on the nights of 7/10 and 7/11 2012.

Full-sized image of NGC6823 at Flickr.

Boren Simon 8" Powernewt with ASA f/2.8 2KORRR reducer/corrector
SBIG ST-8300M CCD camera with FW8-8300 Filter Wheel (LRGBHOS) @ -10C
Orion Mini Autoguider Guide Scope w/Fishcamp Starfish guide camera
Atlas EQ-G mount

Image Details:
705 mins total exposure (11.75 hrs)
Luminance: Hydrogen: 73x300s
Red: Sulfur-II: 32x300s
Green: Hydrogen-alpha: 73x300s
Blue: Oxygen-III: 36x300s

Image acquired using Equinox Image, with guiding through PhD. Preprocessing (darks, flats) prepared using Nebulosity. Stacking and post-processing performed using PixInsight, Adobe Lightroom, and Adobe Photoshop.

Please vote for your favorite image to send to the finals. Voting will conclude on August 10th at Midnight EST.

Many thanks to all who took part in the contest!


#2 zerro1


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Posted 10 August 2012 - 11:58 PM

Congratulations lacomj! Good luck in the finals!

#3 Charlie Hein

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 08:17 AM

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