Aug13 DSLR Challenge winner - tommy_h!
Posted 06 September 2013 - 06:37 AM
Please choose your favorite from the choices below:
Here is my attempt of the Iris Nebula
Camera: Canon 6D unmodded
Exp: 10 hours (40 x 15min ISO 200)
Scope: ASA 10" Astrograph, 3" Wynne-Corrector
Mount: ASA DDM60
Date: July 2013
Location: (Lower) Austria
75% Resolution Image
Here is my humble submission.
Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AstroTech AT8IN
Imaging cameras: Canon Canon 600D
Mounts: CELESTRON CG5 GT MOUNT
Guiding telescopes or lenses: ORION 80 MM SHORT TUBE REFRACTOR
Guiding cameras: ORION STARSHOOT G3 COLOR CCD CCD CAMERA
Software: Stellarium Stellarium, Stark Labs Nebulosity 3, PHD Guiding
Accessories: Astro Tech COMA CORRECTOR
Dates: Aug. 12, 2013
Integration: 0.8 hours
Avg. Moon age: 4.87 days
Avg. Moon phase: 24.55%
RA center: 21:00:45.765
DEC center: +68:04:57.855
Pixel scale: 4.92 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 121.23 degrees
Field width: 83.97 arcminutes
Field height: 55.71 arcminutes
- See more at: http://www.astrobin....Ei.BRi3fSr5....
Odd, this was on my shooting list for Oregon Star party before I knew it was the challenge this month. I could have used a few more long subs, but we lost a few nights to weather.
Link to larger version
The Iris Nebula, NGC7023, in Cepheus, image taken at Oregon Star Party 2013, 10x60s+10x240s+19x480s, TV76 w/0.8FF and Canon 60D on a ZEQ25 mount with an STi autoguider, stacked in ImagesPlus with final in Photoshop CS5.
Posted 10 September 2013 - 11:28 AM
Posted 10 September 2013 - 11:47 AM
Posted 11 September 2013 - 01:44 PM
I think NGC 1333 in Perseus would be a very nice target for October.
Posted 15 September 2013 - 01:53 PM