Aug 12 Wide Field Challenge Winner - zerro1!
Posted 01 September 2012 - 02:22 AM
NGC 7000 07.29.12
Celestron CPC Deluxe 1100 + Hyperstar III
Canon T3i Baader mod + Astronomik CLS filter
Under Orange Zone north of Columbus, OH Moon average 80%
30 subs @ ISO 1600 plus dark & flats
Two Panel Mosaic
Camera - Quantix KAF6303E
Filter - Baader Ha 7nm 2"
Frames: 21 x 5 minutes
AT66ED with AT2FF flattener
Mount - Atlas EQ-G
software - pretty much everything in the tool box:
Stark Labs PHD Guiding, Diffraction Limited Maxim DL, Mike Unsold ImagePlus 3.82, Software Bisque TheSkyX, Stark Labs Nebulosity 2, EQASCOM Project EQmod
Registar, and CS3
Hi Resolution on Astrobin
Rob in CO
I was not tracking well, so I figured I'd just see what happened if I took a gazillion short images and stacked them. The focal length actually frames North America + Pelican rather nicely. Cropped for this entry.
Camera - Canon 60da
Lens - Canon 200mm f2.8 L
Settings - ISO 6400, f4
Filter - Hutech IDAS LPS P2 72mm
Mount - AstroTrac
Frames: 261 x 15 seconds, no darks
Software: DeepSkyStacker, Photoshop CS4
Good Luck to all our entrants!
Posted 15 September 2012 - 07:36 AM
Posted 15 September 2012 - 09:56 AM
Target for October Widefield = Heart and Soul (can be mosaic, but must be wide enough to include both IC1848 and IC1805)