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Mar13 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll

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Poll: Mar13 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll (25 member(s) have cast votes)

Which Image Goes to the Finals?

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 06:02 PM

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

Oleg Bryzgalov

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M97: The Owl Nebula
This picture was photographed March 17-18 2013 in Khlepcha observatory, Ukraine.
Equipment: reflector S&D 254 mm. f/4.7
Mount WhiteSwan-180, camera QSI-583wsg, Tevevue Paracorr-2. Off-axis guidecamera Orion SSAG.
LRGB filter set Baader Planetarium.
L=20*600 sec., bin.1 RGB: 10*450-600 sec. each channel, bin.2 Total 7.5 hours.
Processed Pixinsight 1.7 and Photoshop CS5.
Crop, size:72%


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Here's my fresh M42 in LRGB :)

Taken during 2 nights in Feb 2013.
LRGB as (L:17x300s, R:7x200s, G:7x200s, B:7x300s).
Scope : TV NP101is
Cam : QHY9m
Mount: SW HEQ5Pro
Filters : all Baader 2"

Full res image here: http://users.ntua.gr...M42-LRGB_b2.jpg

Clear skies!

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

Many thanks to all who took part in the contest!


#2 raxxla


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Posted 09 April 2013 - 06:04 AM

Congratulations Oleg, that's an amazing shot there as always :)

#3 Oleg Bryzgalov

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 02:37 PM

Ilias, thank you very much. You have an excellent photo! I've never seen this before.
I wish you good luck with your brilliant work in the following competitions.
Thank you to everyone who took part in the vote.

#4 alpal



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Posted 11 April 2013 - 04:28 PM

They are both marvelous shots.
Congrats to Oleg.

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