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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 01 September 2012 - 02:07 AM

We are very pleased and proud to present the August 2012 entries in the DSLR Challenge. The poll will close on September 8 at Midnight. The winner will be announced at our earliest opportunity after the poll has closed.

Here are August's entries!

HHastro:

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Here is my NGC 7000:

135mm F-2 Canon stopped at 3.5, Canon EOS 60Da
16 Subs, total 1h 47m, 7/26/2012,
loc.: 50 mls. southeast of City of Hamburg, Germany
Processed: DSS, Fitswork, PS-CS4
Larger image: http://farm9.staticf...41bc0ea3d_k.jpg
Bruno



Eyegasms:

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NGC 7000 North America

8.18.12 from Vaughan, Ontario
Canon T1i clear glass modified, IDAS LPS-V4, Orion ED80 + Skywatcher 0.85x flattener, EQ6 EQMOD, guided with 9x50 Finder Scope, DSI Pro 2
50 x 300 seconds @ 1600 ISO
25 Dark frames
20 Flats
50 Bias
Total Exposure: 250 minutes


http://eyegasms.zenf...354b6#h400354b6



shrevestan:

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Here's my try:

8-26-12 from 8 miles south of Shreveport, LA
30 x 120s at ISO 800
30 darks
10 flats
10 dark flats
30 bias

Taken with an unmodded T1i on a 1100 Edge HD with Hyperstar and Baader UHC-S filter on a CGEM DX
Guided with Orion Starshoot and 80mm Refractor
Taken with BYEOS and PHD, Stacked with DSS, and processed with Photoshop CS6

Link to full res : http://www.astrobin....18421/?mod=none




Footbag:

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NGC 7000 - 6-23-2012 - Lake Winola, PA
45X 3m lights, 23 flats, 30 darks
Canon XS through WO66 w/.8FR, guided through CPC-800
Deep Sky Stacker, Backyard EOS, PHD Guiding

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mfarrell:

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NGC 7000

Taken from SF Bay Area, California
June & August 2012
Canon 300mm/F2.8 @ F/3 (custom stop-down mask)
Canon 5D Mk2 modified
Atlas mount, autoguided

43 x 300s, ISO 200 +
116 x 120s, ISO 200
Total exposure = 447 min

Captured with Backyard EOS, stacked in DSS, processed in Photoshop.

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Falcon-:

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NGC7000:

Scope: Tair-3c 300mm f/4.5 m42 mount camera lens (@ f/5.6)
Mount: Celestron CI-700
Guide: 50mm finder, SSAG, PHD (heavy dither)
Camera: Canon 350D (modified)
Filter: Astronomik 6nm H-alpha EOS-clip
Exposure: 65x 600s @ ISO1600 (10 hours 50 mins)
Calibration: Flats and Flat-Darks - no main darks!
Location: Gambier Island, BC, Canada
When: Nights of August 4th, 5th and 6th




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#2 Charlie Hein

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 07:19 AM

Congrats, Bruno! Please post your choice for the October Challenge target!

Charlie
 

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 09:15 AM

There were some excellent images this month - Congratulations Bruno for your winning entry!
 

#4 mcarroll

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 09:52 AM

Congratulations Bruno! A great wide angle shot, with well balanced colors.
 

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 01:27 PM

Congrats!
 

#6 HHastro

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 04:39 AM

Hi,

Thank you for your comments.
I never thought about, beeing the most elected.

Octobers challenge object shall be NGC 7273, the Helix Nebula.
Try your best!

Bruno
 

#7 Clumpybug

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 04:06 PM

NGC 7273, or NGC 7293?
 

#8 HHastro

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 04:36 PM

Sorry,

it is NGC 7293, the Helix nebula.

Best: Bruno
 






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