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Another Jupiter pic from this last weekend

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#1 MadHungarian


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Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:29 PM

It certainly doesn't compare with the real pictures being posted here, but i'll post it anyway as a beginner's snapshot. Taken 11/10 just after midnight, with CPC1100 SCT, Canon 60d, and Powermate 4x. First light on the Powermate.

A little processing/cropping in Canon DPP, but no stacking, as i haven't mastered the stacking software yet. Probably didn't take enough shots anyway to use stacking, i suppose.

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:04 PM

Wow, with stacking be prepared for a real shock! You might try movie mode, some have had good success with the Canon DSLR that way. Welcome to the solar system imaging forum!


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Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:01 PM

Yes, for a single frame that is darn good....! :)

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 12:11 AM

Thanks! It was interesting comparing this shot with bunyon's image in this forum which was apparently taken at about the same time but with much higher resolution. Those things i only see hints of, i can see in his image what they actually are.

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 09:22 AM

Yeah, this is just about the same time I was imaging.

I should tell you, I don't have a single frame this sharp. Very nice job.

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 10:30 AM

Very cool pic.

I am totally inspired to try an afocal pic again. I did it before with limited success, but that was before I had a camera with LiveView (ie. it involved a lot of squinting into an undersized viewfinder and taking many many blurry exposures).

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 08:04 PM

Very well done single frame. I'd guess the skies were good that night? Thanks for sharing.

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