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#1 Mark72

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 02:44 PM

Hi,

After 23 hours integration time and the same amount of processing a bit of tidal streams are finally visible.

This is NGC5907 in Draco.

http://www.astrobin.com/32763/

Thanks for looking!

Mark

#2 pfile

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 03:13 PM

simply amazing. i enjoy your astrobin feed. truly shows what the AT10RC/GSO is capable of.

#3 buckeyestargazer

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 03:46 PM

That's amazing. Those loops are extremely hard to get. Nice job!

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 04:12 PM

Nicely done. I failed miserably to pick up anything. I don't have the clear skies needed unfortunately.

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 04:38 PM

Every minute of those 23 hours was well spent - yielding a very beautiful result!
Cheers,
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#6 elbee

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:58 PM

great result, Mark. congratulations!

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:53 PM

I haven't seen that before. Incredible image.
Thanks for sharing.

#8 JWalk

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 11:37 PM

Nice job on grabbing that stream!!

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 11:38 PM

Congrats Mark! To boldly go where Jay GaBany has gone before!

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 08:39 AM

Wow, that looks tough to grab. Well done!

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 10:49 AM

congrats on the streams
beautiful shot
what's that blue thing upper right?

#12 Ken Crawford

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 10:55 AM

Those streams are around 27 mags/sq/arcsec and fainter. The animation on the formation of those streams is very interesting and worth a look.

Nice Job!

Kindest Regards,

#13 mcarroll

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 11:24 AM

Wow, nice work Mark!

#14 Mark72

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:34 AM

Thanks guys,

Special thanks to Lee for the idea to image.

Bill,

It should be dwarf galaxy like PGC12345 or something.

Mark

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 09:53 AM

i took the liberty of overlaying mark's fine image onto theskyX to identify background galaxies...looks like PGC54419

Mark's NGC5907 annotated in TheSkyX






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