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#1 rg55

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 12:22 AM

Taken this evening in average to good seeing.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 08:47 AM

That's a pretty good one, Richard. It's gettin' harder to eek out any good ones. By the time I get set up, it is way past meridian and I'll have a short opportunity. We aren't gonna have much time left to get many more of Jupiter for this go around.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 08:48 AM

not bad, shows detail..

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 08:53 AM

Yeah, nice image there :)

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 09:25 AM

One of the better of the session...

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 09:28 AM

Thanks, Freddy and David.

Yeah, ToxMan, the window's closing. On to Saturn and the Moon. I'm a little bummed that Saturn is so low from my location, but it is what it is. I bet Mike's place in Baja has a nice angle.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 12:48 PM

Richard, very nice image! There does seem to be some vertical/horizontal noise lines. It may be time for a camera upgrade. Thanks for posting

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 02:42 PM

Very nice Richard.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 03:31 PM

Thanks, Steve! Sometimes varying the gain/fps combination helps to minimize them, but it does seem to be a NI5 flaw. If I understood it better, I might be able to address it. I suspect I may have a new camera by the time Jupiter comes around again. ;)

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 03:31 PM

Thanks, Tassy!

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 12:37 AM

That's a darn nice image you got there, well done.

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 04:32 PM

Thanks, John. Here's one more out of the same batch. I wish I could eliminate the 'fixed pattern noise', it would improve it some.

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 12:51 PM

Yes nice results Richard!!!
Your new scope really has a lot of potential for sure!
What fps did you use?

I seem to remember the Neximage is similar to the SPC900
so if you go lower then 15fps it won't compress likely.
Maybe that's one of the sources of the noise???????
Just my 2 :penny: worth.






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