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#1 RickyS

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 12:13 AM

I was surprised with the seeing here in Oklahoma on 01/06. Clear Skies website was calling for a 5/5 seeing. Had not seen this very often here in OK. Scope was Celestron 9.25. NexImage5, no barlow. 70% of 2200 frames

Processing with AS then RS 5.1 and then some tweaks with Paint .NET.

Any suggestions appreciated!

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#2 solshaker

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 12:55 AM

really great shot, Ricky. seeing mustve been very steady. best ive seen with that camera.

#3 James W.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 01:42 AM

Now that's a really nice shot! Congrats!

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 03:29 AM

Good one Ricky..! :cool:

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 04:37 AM

Very nice image, lots of detail there! Well done!

#6 Sunspot

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 09:27 AM

Brilliant!

#7 bunyon

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 09:55 AM

I agree with everyone above, that is a lovely Jupiter. Well done.

#8 sfugardi

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 01:04 PM

Ricky, excellent image! Details are sharp. I hope you don't mind a tweak to remove some of the brown. I did an auto color in PS and realigned the moon channels slightly. Congradulations on the catching excellent seeing.

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#9 Petrus351

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 07:49 PM

That´s a wonderful image.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 07:54 PM

Pretty good image size with no barlow and nice data, Ricky.

#11 RickyS

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 09:13 PM

Thanks for all the feedback! The reprocess to remove some of the brown looks much better.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 09:42 PM

That is a fine image! Congratulations! I'm still climbing the learning curve with the NI5, would like to hear any particulars you'd like to share.

#13 BKBrown

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:26 PM

That may be the best NI5 image I have ever seen Ricky. Keep blasting away, I'd love to see more work like this :grin:

Clear Skies,
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Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:29 AM

Great image -- you can even see details on the larger moon (Ganymede?).

#15 RickyS

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 01:15 AM

The moons are Ganymede and Io. I wasn't sure if it was just noise but it did appear that there might be a "little" detail on Ganymede. Thanks!

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 01:40 AM

That's a beautiful shot Ricky :waytogo:
Great detail :)

#17 TheMadHatter

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 01:59 AM

Amazing, couldn't ask for anything better!

i like the darker jupiter, but the moons look better in the second one.

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:22 PM

That's really nice, especially working without a barlow.






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