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#1 HANTO

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 05:09 PM

Hello,

after 3 weeks of fog or bad seeing conditions it was clear last night. Seeing seemed to be only fair, judged by the live image on the screen.


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Might be interesting to compare them with an image made 3 weeks ago (2012/11/25):

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Thanks for watching.
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#2 karlo

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 05:14 PM

beautiful !

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 05:44 PM

....."fair" seeing or whatever, these are beautifull images Torsten! :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 06:05 PM

Excellent!!

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 07:11 PM

Beautiful! Sometimes the result surprises us, its not always what the live view suggests. Well done!

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:15 PM

Awesome images. :)

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:24 PM

What Beautiful, smooth yet highly detailed images you have here Torsten, processed to perfection.

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 09:55 PM

Excellent detail,smooth processing as usual! Top shelf images!

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:59 PM

Ditto what Trevor said.

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 02:21 AM

Hi Torsten,

That is a super fine image of Jupiter and the GRS area :bow:
It matches very well with my visual observations in the same timeframe through my 4" f/8 fluorite. I had superior seeing for hours on end.

It was a very cold and humid night, so opted for the 4" APO instead of the 16" dob to avoid longer cooling. I was rewarded with the best views of Jupiter I had in my lifetime with a 4". 170x binoviewing was continously sharp, contrasty and stable. The level of detail I saw was very similar to your picture, except for the very smallest details. Never thought that would be possible in such a small telescope. My sketching however is no match for your superb imaging. Your images are some of the finest I have seen!

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 06:48 AM

Torsten, gorgeous image set! Thanks for posting

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 07:40 AM

Very nice Torsten.

Fair seeing.. pff... you are spoiled, or need to fix your eyes ;)

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 10:49 AM

Beautiful images Torsten, a very fine set indeed!

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 10:53 AM

As a visual observer, I always like to see processing that doesn't over-saturate the colors and you seem to consistently keep the color saturation at a really great level. Very natural appearance.

Thanks for putting this up.

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 11:17 AM

Exceptional, great processing! Can't get much better than this with a 11 inch instrument, if at all! Do you use wavelets by the way?

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 12:43 PM

Hi Torsten,

I second what everybody else already said.

Beautiful work indeed, congratulations!!!!

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#17 CPellier

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 02:05 PM

Sublime images and processing...

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 05:27 PM

What Cristophe said...

#19 HANTO

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 03:19 PM

Many thanks for your kind comments!

Best wishes
Torsten

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 03:24 PM

Hi Rik,

thanks for your reply!

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Do you use wavelets by the way?
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Rik

Recently, I used registax6 noise trap method very regularly. For this set I switched to the wavelets in fitswork, which also do a good job!

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Torsten

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 03:27 PM

Hello,

this is the two results above presented in one image.


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Original size: http://www.aau.teleb...18/Jupiter20...


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Posted 21 November 2012 - 04:42 PM

Superb images Torsten!

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 07:41 AM

Thank you, Stuart! Very much appreciated!

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#24 Freddy WILLEMS

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 03:26 PM

Didn't miss this post Torsten, was just amazed by the beauty of it ! and paralyzed for a while.

#25 GreatGigInTheSky

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 11:03 PM

Torsten,
For 11" aperture, this looks like state of the art to me. You're resolving details that I'm not seeing in my own images. It's something to aspire to. I'll have to check out Fitswork. Any other hints you have for getting results like this would be greatly appreciated. Your color choices are also nicely saturated without going overboard. Congratulations on some great work.






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