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#1 EdmontonAB

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 03:33 AM

Finally got some clear skies to image Comet Panstarrs. This was imaged at 13 degrees above the horizon just above the treeline. The dark area is the branch from a pine tree.

Image Taken: 22 Mar 13
Object: Comet Panstarrs
Mount: AP Mach 1
Imaging scope: Equinox 80
Imaging FL: 500mm with ATFF
Imaging camera: Hypercam modded Canon T1i
Lights: 2 x 20 sec ISO 800
Calibration: None
Guide scope: None
Other details: captured using BackyardEOS, stacked in DSS and processed in Photoshop

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#2 cgwig

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 07:25 PM

Nice.

#3 Rankinstudio

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 08:16 PM

Beautiful capture

#4 srosenfraz

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 08:19 PM

Nice job on this, Steve.

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 09:05 PM

Very nice catch ;)

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 09:38 PM

One of the best I have seen.

#7 EdmontonAB

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 11:16 PM

Thank you for all your comments. I have only had the one opportunity to capture Panstarrs. Clear weather is in the forcast. That photo was stacked using 2x drizzle in DSS. This is the uncropped version.

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#8 Mike B.

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Posted 27 March 2013 - 04:07 AM

Awesome. Nice going. ;)






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