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rflinn68 is the June Finalist!

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Poll: rflinn68 is the June Finalist! (22 member(s) have cast votes)

Which Image goes to the Finals?

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 06:03 AM

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


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This is my image of the trifi nebual (M20).
Celestron 6SE on a wedge
Nikon D5100
Guided with Orion 50mm guider scope and SSAG
PHD autoguiding
Meade 6.3 FR and Flattener
DSS 3x drizzel
47 minutes integration time
post editing done with Photoshop 2


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Took this last night from my backyard in Hagarville, Arkansas. It is 14X300sec at ISO 800. 20 darks, 20 flats, 20 bias.

Imaging scope: AT65EDQ
Guiding: Orion 50mm mini w/SSAG
Mount: CG5 ASGT

Stacked in DeepSkyStacker and processed in Photoshop CS3 and StarTools. Full resolution here: http://www.astrobin....46630/?mod=none

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

Many thanks to all who took part in the contest!


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 08:05 PM

Congrats Richard! Beautiful image

#3 rflinn68



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Posted 10 July 2013 - 12:14 PM

Thanks Jeff! It was a fun target to shoot. Wish I could have got a few more subs but I was pleased with what I ended up with. Conditions this particular night were very nice. Nights like those are few and far between around here. Thanks again and thanks to all who voted. I hope to represent our forum well in the finals! :)

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