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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 05:41 AM

This month's subject: IC 2177(Seagull Nebula) and NGC 2359(Thor's Helmet Nebulosity) both in one frame.
Post your entries here.

The rules:

1. All entries must be captured within the same season as the contest. For example, if the subject was Orion Nebula, than any photo captured during this particular winter (or period that it was visible) would qualify for the contest. Entries must be made prior midnight of the last day of the month.

2. Images to be considered for entry to the challenge must be posted to and visible in the challenge submissions thread. A link to an off-site image without a version that is actually displayed in the challenge submissions thread will not suffice and is subject to disqualification.

3. Images to be considered for entry to the challenge must conform in all respects with the site wide image posting requirements. Entrants may elect to set this "entry image" up as a "clickable link" to a higher resolution image if they so desire, and entrants may also elect to instead provide a separate link to such an image if they so choose. If the entrant provides a legally sized and working "clickable link" as their "entry image", that "clickable link" will be included in the polling thread so that voters can examine the high resolution image before voting. However, any "entry images" displayed on the CN site that do not meet the file size and pixel dimension requirements will subject the entry to disqualification. Any questions on this rule? Just ask.

4. Please include the equipment used to take the image. Scope/Mount/Camera/Focal reducers/Barlows...whatever. Also include your location.

5. Please do not post comments in the entries thread. It is just for these wonderful images you all will be submitting.

6. The equipment must be yours. Doesn't matter what it is. 20" RC, ETX70, 2" Tasco or an 8" TMB.

7. No collaborations. You must be the operator. You must setup, align, take the exposures and process them yourself. You can have help mounting that 26" RC if need be. No remote scope images. Unless you own that remote scope and have set it up aligned it and hooked your camera up. Then you can use it. No pay by the hour renta-scope images will be allowed.
*If you have a physical disability which prevents you from being able to set up your equipment, you may still post images in the contests. However, you must own the equipment.

8. Most importantly! Have fun. Support one another's efforts. As we all can learn from this and enjoy each others accomplishments.
 

#2 Charlie Hein

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:57 AM

Time is growing short! Post 'em if you've got 'em!

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#3 Charlie Hein

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:22 AM

No entries for this month's wide field Challenge, so please post ideas for March's target!
 

#4 Gregk

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:33 PM

Did you mean Febraury
 

#5 ldesign1

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 01:34 AM

Did you mean Febraury


The winner of December would pick for February and the
winner of January would normally pick for March.
 

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 08:44 PM

How about make it freestyle, choose your own target but limit FL to 500mm and under?
 

#7 rflinn68

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:56 PM

The Seagull and Thors Helmet are better placed now. Since we had no entries in January how about we do them now?
 

#8 Charlie Hein

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 11:22 AM

Any other suggestions???
 

#9 Charlie Hein

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 05:41 AM

Okay, hearing nothing further March's Wide Field target will be IC 2177(Seagull Nebula) and NGC 2359(Thor's Helmet Nebulosity) both in one frame.

Charlie
 






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