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#1 Mark72

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:33 PM

Hi,

Tried my go on this. Hard to process as these streams are as faint as a hope for clear skies. They were discovered by Jay GaBany and since then there have been very few deep close up images showing them

http://www.astrobin.com/30107/D/


Thanks for looking

Mark

#2 Rick J

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 01:50 AM

Very well done!

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 02:53 AM

nice job!! have you tried NGC5907? even more of a challenge :)

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 05:45 AM

Very good job Mark, I like it very much.

#5 Dean

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:36 AM

Very cool, well done!

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:57 AM

Great job.

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#7 Dan Crowson

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 11:02 AM

This is really nice!

Thanks for sharing,

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 11:12 AM

Well done!

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:21 PM

:bow: :bow: :bow:

#10 Mark72

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:48 AM

Thanks a lot guys!

Lee,

many thanks for the tip, will do next; this stuff is addictive.

Mark

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 03:02 AM

Very impressive work Mark!

#12 Bill W.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:27 AM

Great image Mark!

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:27 AM

nice job!! have you tried NGC5907? even more of a challenge :)


Yea, I've got to second that one. You should give NGC 5907 a shot. I imaged it last year from southern Utah under skies so dark that I swear blinking would ruin my night vision :grin:. After about 8 hours of integration time...the loop was there in my image but it was so faint as to be on the very edge of detection. I haven't shot M63 - but I can vouch for the difficulty of the loop in NGC 5907. You should give it a go - it'll be coming around here in a month or two.

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#14 Mark72

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:01 AM

Thanks again guys!

Looks that 5907 will be a tough one.

Mark

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:41 AM

Pretty cool! Congrats!!! Ill take a go at em
Soon maybe!

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 01:04 PM

for reference, i checked my effort on NGC5907 -- with a modest sized 160mm refractor i achieved "visible" after 24x20min Lum plus 12x15min each RGB (17hrs). take the longest subs you can manage.

go for it! :jump:

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:20 PM

Very nice and very interesting too!
Cheers,
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