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Congrats to zerro1 - November's Finalist!

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Poll: Congrats to zerro1 - November's Finalist! (22 member(s) have cast votes)

Which Image goes to the Finals?

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 08:08 AM

Here are the the October 2012 Beginning and Intermediate Imaging Semi-Finalists in the Cloudy Nights Imaging/Sketching Contest.


Posted Image

NGC 1931

November 22, 2012
Dutchess County, NY

LX200gps 7" Mak w/.33 reducer
DSIc w/Baader ir/uv
50 x 5 mins

Capture/calibrate/color balance with Nebulosity 3
Post process with StarTools


Posted Image

NGC1499 The California Nebula, Captured September 2012
Hybrid Image
Image Alignment performed with Registar

Hydrogen Alpha Capture:
Quantix KAF6303E Mono CCD
10 X 10 minutes
7nm Baader Ha filter
LXD75 mount
MaximDL Pro, PHD, Images Plus, CS3
Location: Marysville, Washington, elevation 500ft

RGB Capture:
Modified Canon 1000D(by Brent Oliver)
15 X 7 minutes
BYEOS, PHD, Images Plus, CS3
LXD75 Mount
Location: Slate Peak Fire Lookout, elevation 7200ft


Posted Image

Rosette Nebula as seen on Nov 25 and 26 over two nights of capturing in the back yard.

Equipment used for this effort:
Stellarvue SV4
Full spectrum modified Pentax K10D camera with cooler
SSF6 flattener with IDAS LPR filter
Losmandy G11 with Gemini 2 and PEC turned on
Guided with Maxim and SSAG on SV70ED

Data set:
32 lights, 45 darks, 256 bias, 35 flats

Please vote for your favorite image to send to the finals. Voting will conclude on November 8th at Midnight ET.

Many thanks to all who took part in the contest!


#2 Charlie Hein

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 07:18 PM

Please support your forum in the finals!


#3 zerro1


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Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:41 PM

Thank You Charlie.

Both Mike and SMigol submitted great images!

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