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#1 Seanem44

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 07:15 PM

Ok... Here is my image. 47 minutes of 2 minute exposures.

Reviewing a single 2 minute frame at 1600 ISO on the back of my DSLR there was no mistaking the supernova. It is bright. If you can get out and image, now is the time. I think it's at peak.

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#2 davebuechler

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 08:44 PM

Here's my quickie 1 x 30 sec shot from last night
http://www.astrobin.com/full/75518/0/

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 08:50 PM

Nice. Pretty bright. Really amazing event to say you imaged.

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 09:01 PM

Last nights capture 1-30-14

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 09:08 PM

Nice job! I like the color too

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 09:44 PM

My go at it, also from last night (1/29).

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#7 proteus5

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 09:57 PM

Here's my try from early on the morning of 1/30/14

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 12:53 AM

Here's my single exposure, taken on the 29th:

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M82_300secs_single by Astronewb2011, on Flickr

It is pretty bright.

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#9 Seanem44

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 06:58 AM

Paul, you were right as evidenced from my image at the top.

It was pinched optics and not guiding. My image was taken unguided with 2 minute exposures. No more heart shaped stars after loosening the retainers on the AT65.

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 10:21 AM

Paul, you were right as evidenced from my image at the top.

It was pinched optics and not guiding. My image was taken unguided with 2 minute exposures. No more heart shaped stars after loosening the retainers on the AT65.


Glad you got that sorted out Sean, must have been very frustrating, not to mention annoying.

I find it amazing that a seemingly solid piece of glass can be affected so much by retention pressure? But, it is, and you got it dialed out very nicely.

Regards...Paul

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 12:48 PM

Here's mine from 1/29 I think it was at peak then. Anyway it was terribly cold and my stuff wasn't working 100% but I made them most of it.

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 01:02 PM

Very nice Joe.... You got some of the nice detail in the center of M82.

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 01:59 PM

no luck for me... clouds clouds clouds ... :cloudy:

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 02:23 PM

Here is my first quick pass at the image. I mangled the processing and stacking, but would love to share it before I try to make improvements.

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full resolution here...

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 05:10 PM

Hello!

Here is mine:
M82+SN2014j

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 12:00 PM

Here's mine from 1/29-30. 24x300s + 49x180s in the AT6RC at ~f/7. This is as good as it gets for me at this point.

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#17 Mike Clemens

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 04:05 PM

Here is mine from 3 days ago. 120x420s in the AP175 at f/8.

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 12:17 AM

My attempt from 3 Feb. 24 x 300 sec ISO 800 with AT8RC.

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#19 bunyon

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 09:49 AM

I posted this originally in another thread, not knowing of the existence of this one. I've seen reprocessed it as I had the color balance all wrong.

Anyway, for posterity, here is mine. C8 at f/6.3. 50x120s ISO 1600. January 31.

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 09:56 AM

And here is a comparison with a similar image made two years earlier.

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