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Congrats to Bill Snyder - January's Finalist!

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:13 AM

We are very pleased and proud to present the January 2013 CCD Imaging Semi-Finalists in the Cloudy Nights Imaging/Sketching Contest.

raxxla

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Here's my shot of M45/Pleiades cluster.
LRGB combination of L:19x300s, R:6x250s, G:6x200s, B:7x300s
Telescope: Televue NP101is
Camera: QHY9 mono
Filters: Baader LRGB
Mount: SW HEQ5Pro

Full res image here! http://users.ntua.gr...rless_small.jpg

Thanks for looking!
Ilias



Mike Wiles

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M42 & M43 Hubble Palette
Dates: December 17th through January 4th, 2013 - 7 nights
Location: Goodyear, Arizona
Telescope: Explore Scientific ED127CF Refractor - 127mm f/7.5 Carbon Fiber Triplet
Mount: Astro-Physics AP900GTO CP3
Camera: SBIG ST-8300m and SBIG FW8-8300 filter wheel
Guiding: SBIG ST-i Mono and SBIG OAG-8300 off-axis guider
Exposure: 19.1 hours
Capture: CCD AutoPilot v5, Maxim DL 5.18
Calibration & Processing: PixInsight 1.7

A larger image can be seen at Astrobin



Bill Snyder

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IC1318 South of Sadr Mosaic
Image dates 8/22/12 to 11/16/12
Scope TMB 130mm
Mount Atlas EQG
Camera Apogee 8300
Exposures Ha 9.5hrs OIII 6.5hrs SII 6.5hrs 20min subs x 2 Total 45hrs
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Jeff in Austin

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Good Ole' B33 Horsehead in HaRGB
Taken over several nights ending 1/6/13 in Austin, TX

AT12RC
QSI683 with Astrodon filters
Losmandy Titan
Optec focuser and rotator
CCDAP, Maxim, TheSkyX, Focusmax

Astrobin Full Size Here



Please note that voting will conclude on February 8th at Midnight ET.

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#2 Charlie Hein

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 05:51 AM

Congrats to Bill Snyder, our January Finalist!

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#3 Charlie Hein

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 06:43 AM

The Finals Poll is up! Vote Now!

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#4 Mike Wiles

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:00 AM

Great shot Bill. I've never seen that part of the sky represented like that. I put it on my list to attempt a narrowband shot of it next spring. It's truly (especially the bottom half of the frame) three dimensional.

Mike
 

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 02:07 PM

Great shot Bill and all the other entries were of a high standard.
 

#6 David Pavlich

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 05:44 PM

Very nice, Bill!!

David
 

#7 Bill Snyder

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 12:37 AM

Thanks everyone! Also hats off to all the other fine images presented.
Bill
 

#8 astrochuck123

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 10:23 AM

Congratulations Bill!!! Awesome image
 






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