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#1 BKBrown

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:44 PM

The jet stream and bitterly cold temperatures have me inside catching up on my data pile. I thought I would share two images with you captured recently through the C11 Edge, TV 2.5x Powermate, and DMK21AU618 w/ an Astronomik IIc red filter. The first is Albategnius...

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:48 PM

And the second is Alphonsus, #47 in the Lunar 100, with its well known "dark spots"...

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:48 PM

Nice Brian :waytogo: - I thought you'd been a bit quiet of late..! :)

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:03 AM

Thanks Darryl :jump: I've been a bit preoccupied with work and other life stuff. These images are part of an online gallery I am developing, including a Lunar 100 compilation. Got to gear up something with Jupiter getting smaller every day...

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:16 AM

Very nice Brian! very well done :waytogo:

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:32 AM

Brian,

Lovely! I think Alphonsus is one of my favorite spots on the moon and you got it nicely.

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 02:58 PM

Nice images Brian! As they used to say, these are really swell!

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 04:08 PM

Thanks gang :grin: I really enjoy lunar imaging and it is harder than many think to get better-than-average shots. Seeing in my area is often dodgy, and I only get a few really good opportunities a year to have a crack at shooting first rate lunar pix, and never before day six in the lunation due to target altitude in my neighborhood.
Paul - Alphonsus is one of my favorites too!

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 12:54 AM

Really beautiful shots Brian. Nice detail.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 12:55 AM

excellent detail and processing Brian!!

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 01:43 AM

Thanks Eric and Mike :grin: Mike - I've been a big fan of your lunar work for a while now. Just went out to your web site and now I'm thinking a week in Baja might be in my future, preferably during the front end of a lunation. I figure with the Moon setting pretty early you can hit it first and then settle in for some DSO chasing as it gets darker...

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 01:26 PM

Brian we would love to see you here! Would you drive down with one of your scopes? Your C11 would essentially experience perfect seeing here on occasion!

Look forward to the results of your lunar 100! My plan is to image all the dome areas on luna this year!

cheers

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 03:00 PM

Brian we would love to see you here! Would you drive down with one of your scopes? Your C11 would essentially experience perfect seeing here on occasion!

Look forward to the results of your lunar 100! My plan is to image all the dome areas on luna this year!

cheers

Mike


And I'd love to come out. I'll get a hold of you off line, I have some significant logistical issues to address since I would be coming out from the East Coast. Cool idea on the dome imaging project, that should keep you busy for a while :grin:

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 07:30 PM

Mike I like your website - and great prices. I'm going no where soon but you certainly have a heck of a package to offer.

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