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#1 yock1960

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 10:50 PM

This makes the first time that I've managed to get moon(s) and not some blob! I've got a couple of these...not enough for a decent animation...but I may try anyway.

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#2 Timthelder

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 10:56 PM

Nice shotSteve!

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 11:08 PM

Thanks Tim!

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 07:19 AM

nice!what's your setting

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 08:01 AM

Thanks Sam!

Here are the settings:

FireCapture v2.2 beta (Build: #37) Settings
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Observer=Steven
Location=Ohio
Scope=Celestron C8
Camera=ASI120MC Camera (ZWO Design)
Filter=L
Profile=Jupiter
Diameter=40.80"
Magnitude=-2.40
CMI=197.7° CMII=311.4° CMIII=31.0°
Filename=Jup_021613_015454.avi
Date=021613
Start=015454
Mid=015554
End=015654
Duration=120s
Frames captured=4865
Binning=no
ROI=512x400
FPS=40
Shutter=25.28ms
Brightness=0
Gamma=50
Gain=62
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=177
Histogramm=69%
Noise(avg.deviation)=0.00
AutoAlign=false
PreFilter=none
Limit=120 Seconds

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 09:23 AM

Very nice, Steve.

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 09:47 AM

Thanks Paul!

I wish I had been a bit more on the ball and had thought about doing an animation, but I only have four frames and one is a bit out of step.

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 11:41 AM

Gottem coming and going...Very nice animation. (is that a reverse rotation?)

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 01:49 PM

Thanks Tim!

Timewise it's correct, but I didn't change orientation. This is straight from the videos, no flipping or rotating.

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 02:52 PM

That's really nice, what software did you use to make the animation?

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 04:00 PM

Steve, awesome image and animation! Details are well resolved. Thanks for posting

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 10:24 PM

I wish I had been a bit more on the ball and had thought about doing an animation


I think we have all been there, Steve. When you miss these opportunities, you adapt your capture routine to be ready. The first time I missed a double transit in good seeing, I started looking ahead for those opportunities. And, unless something is haywire with the equipment, you can capture at a regular interval to make a nice animation (if you get a 3 or 4 hour run of data in your session.) Shooting monochrome, sometimes all I got was a few nice IR images and a decent animation in IR. While the R might be ok, the G & B would be garbage. No decent color image.

I think you did a marvelous job on the animation. I can see why you wish you had more data. Thanks for sharing.

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 11:37 PM

Very nice.

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:31 PM

Thanks all!

That's really nice, what software did you use to make the animation?


Shawn, I used CS2 to make the animated GIF.

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:21 PM

Well done Steve, nice level of detail in the images and excellent animation.

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:20 PM

How long of a time span is this? If you can pull this off, try a three hour series capture with two minute intervals in between. Windows Movie Maker and VirtualDub are good tools for stringing the processed images together into an AVI.
Great capture BTW.

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