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#1 Danilo Pivato

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 01:44 AM

Hi all,

Mosaic of 17 images, each obtained with 9 frames of 1800 seconds made Telelens 300mm f/2,8 @ f/4 + ccd ST-10 from Rome:

http://www.danilopiv..._&_sword_ha....

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#2 zoran

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 02:48 AM

Danilo,
that image is really impressive!
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#3 J.P.M

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 03:11 AM

Impressive, as Zoran mentioned!

#4 agmakr

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:22 AM

Stunning mosaic...congratulations!

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:45 AM

Hi Danilo,
Awesome image - I am very impressed.
Thanks for sharing.

#6 jgw12936

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 09:32 AM

Beautiful!

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 10:00 AM

Nice mosaic! Amazing amount of dust you picked up. Well done.

#8 JWalk

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 10:18 AM

That is gorgeous!! Congrats on the Mosaic and your patience is most impressive. Very nice!

#9 Footbag

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 10:57 AM

[Insert expletive] amazing! Do you have dark skies or is this just the magic of narrowband?

#10 David Pavlich

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 11:11 AM

Now that's a terrific image, Danilo!

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 11:54 AM

hello !
Enormous depth in this image, is very good job!

ciao !
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#12 mikotoy

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 12:15 PM

Incredible. Love the detail and the depth of the nebulosity.

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:28 PM

Great.....congratulations! Very nice mosaic, you have great sky in Rome ;)

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 07:30 PM

amazing image and all that detail.

#15 Bill Snyder

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 12:34 AM

Nice Mosaic!

#16 Danilo Pivato

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 05:03 AM

Many thanks to all!
To provide real memory of resolution, add the link of one of the 17 frames of the mosaic, available on the website with good resolution:

http://www.danilopiv...m_ha_hires.html

Best regards,
Danilo Pivato

#17 bill w

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 10:24 PM

wow, what an awesome field

#18 Raginar

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 08:40 AM

Danilo,

Can you tell me how you deal with blooming? Your picture shows no evidence of it.

#19 Wembley2000

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:08 AM

Amazing, great pic!

#20 rigel123

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 10:34 PM

That is one amazing amount of dust!! Great image.

#21 Danilo Pivato

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 04:19 PM

Thank you very much!

Raginar, I deal with the blooming CCDrops and manually with the plug-in Maxim DL: . But sometimes, especially with the very bright stars, it's hard!

Danilo Pivato






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