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#1 Andy_L

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 03:26 AM

A shot of Jupiter taken with an Orion SSCI IV and my ancient Meade 8" Dob fitted with a DobDriverII. I've not had much chance to image Jupiter lately due to what seems like almost permanent cloud cover but every time I do get out I seem to be getting better results as I get used to the camera. I don't think this is too bad considering my modest equipment! :)
This is the result of a 1 minute avi stacked in Registax5 and tweaked a little in Photoshop.

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#2 CounterWeight

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 03:57 AM

Really nice work there Andy :) Hope you get more clear weather soon, calm cold winter sky is my favorite.

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 08:27 AM

That, my friend, is a very good result considering. :goodjob:

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:33 AM

Heck yeah!

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 04:19 PM

Congrats, you captured some nice details with that setup!

#6 Andy_L

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:54 AM

Thanks for the encouragement guys, now I just need it to stop raining so I can try and get some more!

#7 Wouter D'hoye

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:00 AM

Lovely Image! Well done.

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 08:58 PM

Very nice!

I tried the other day, and the focus just wasn't there.

#9 Andy_L

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 12:57 PM

I managed to get out for an hour last night, more to play with the camera settings than to do some 'proper' imaging, as I still haven't found the optimal settings yet. Seeing wasn't brilliant but from the very quick processing I did the results look promising. Will post a shot or two if they come out ok!






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