Congrats to srosenfraz - November's Finalist!
Posted 02 December 2012 - 08:02 AM
19 10min subs with no filter at ISO 800 stacked in DSS then adjusted in PS CS2. Canon 500D(modded) , Orion Atlas mount and the lens was the Super-Takumar 135mm F3.5 @ f/5.6 and a 7x40mm finder as a guide scope
Object: IC1396; magnitude unkn; size 89';
Camera: Canon 60Da; 26 min (26x60sec); ISO 3200; IDAS filter;
Lens: Canon 200mm F/2.8L II; @f/2.8;
Mount: CGEM; guided;
Loc: Cherry Springs, Pa
Here's my submission, M8 - the Lagoon Nebula in Sagittarius:
High Resolution Version and more image information available at http://www.astronome...php?c=145&p=458
This image is from a stack of 107 x 3 minutes (5 1/3 hours) at ISO 400 using focus stacking to provide a flat focal plane across the FOV. Imaging train was a Celestron C-8 (orange tube) with a Celestron focal reducer at f/5.8 (1160mm), and a Gary Honis modified Canon 450D. Guiding was with an ONAG on-axis guider, Lodestar autoguider, and Phd guiding.
Thanks for looking!
Please vote for your favorite image to send to the finals. Voting will conclude on December 8th at Midnight ET.
Many thanks to all who took part in the contest!
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