Congrats to Burak Yakut - August's Finalist!
Posted 01 September 2012 - 01:57 AM
Just something to get folks started:
Type: Custom Homebuilt Newtonian
Aperture: 356mm (14")
Focal Ratio: f/4.5 - 5x TeleVue Powermate at f/26 / 9,315mm EFL
Primary Mirror: Carl Zambuto 14" f/4.5
Camera: Point Grey Research Flea3 - FL3-FW-03S1M (monochrome)
Color Filter Wheel: True Technology UK (Tru-Tek) - SupraSlim with Visual Wide Wheel (built in diagonal)
Filters: Astrodon-Schuler UV filter & Astronomik ProPlanet 742 IR-pass filter
Capture: Lenovo W500 (Ubuntu 12.04) using Anthony Wesley's
custom Coriander v2.0 - with Anthony Wesley's ramdisk, camera exposure, focuser and CFW scripts
Processing: AutoStakkert 2 -> AstraImage -> WinJUPOS -> PhotoShop -> Gimp
Waxing Gibbous Mosaic Crop 7/29/12 by astrochuck, on Flickr
Waxing Gibbous Mosaic 7/29/12
This is an eleven panel mosaic of .bmp image files created from individual 30-45 second movies
Orion ED 102mm CF & 25mm eyepiece coupled afocally to
Canon T3i & 18-55mm lens (@18mm)
11 30-45 second movies
used 300 of @ 1400 frames per "movie" stacked with Registax. Mosaic created with Microsoft ICE
Processed with StarTools and GIMP2
Orion Atlas 10" firstname.lastname@example.org
PGR Flea3 Firewire Mono
Astrodon UV - R
UV channel 1000 frame
R channel 2500 frame
Ghost Crater Prinz
DFK 21AU618 Color
Best 1700 frames
would like to give this one a try.
Jupiter-RGB with GRS and ring shaped Oval BA on Aug. 19th 2012, 04:34.5 UT, D-Equator: 37.4".
Celestron C11 on Losmandy G11,
DMK21AU618 with Astronomik RGB filters,
stacking registax6, sharpening fitswork and PS CS5.
Please note that voting will conclude on September 8th at Midnight EST.
Many thanks to all who took part in the contest!
Posted 09 September 2012 - 04:49 AM
Thanks to everyone who participated in the contest and voting on...
Posted 10 September 2012 - 07:17 AM