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#1 Mitchell Duke

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 04:34 PM

I am trying to tweak my processing routine with the decent data I captured on the 17th. Any opinions would be greatly appreciated. This is by far my personal best on Saturn :jump:

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#2 Mitchell Duke

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 04:49 PM

Here is the Red channel

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#3 lcd1080

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 05:01 PM

What a triumph that is Mitchell! I can't recall a single East Coast USA Saturn image that's better. You've got the edge of the planet within the Cassini Division, signs of Encke appear clear and the colors are gorgeous. Very nice indeed.

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 05:19 PM

:applause: :applause: :applause:

Brilliant Mitch - worth the wait, this was the 17th April, I surely must've missed it brother!

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 05:25 PM

Wonderful!

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 05:44 PM

:bow:

Absolutely beautiful!

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 05:54 PM

Yeah, a brilliant awesome picture..

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 07:09 PM

perfect Saturn

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 09:34 PM

You nailed it Mitch! One beautiful image in all aspects!

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 09:36 PM

Incredible shot and well-processed, Mitch!

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 09:39 PM

Hey, I want astigmatism like yours! ;)

Seriously, Mitchell, that's spectacular. Did you use an ADC for this?

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 10:41 PM

Very impressive effort Mitch, supper job for the alt.

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#13 Mitchell Duke

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 05:15 AM

Thanks everyone for the great complements!
Kevin no ADC was used for this image, it was just good luck for a change :)

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:31 AM

Very impressive work Mitchell

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 08:31 AM

that's really good!

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 08:51 AM

Fantastic, Mitchell. It looks like you picked up a band in the SZ! I haven't seen that yet. Congrats.

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 12:09 PM

Thank you for the comments everyone!

Paul I did not even notice the band in the SZ, great find!

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 05:42 PM

Beautiful work Mitchell...it's been a very challenging Saturn season in these parts :grin:

Clear Skies,
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