C11, Orion 8in F/3.9, or XT8 on Atlas + SSAG + Orion StarShoot Pro V2/Meade DSI II Pro [or ES 82* 24mm, 11mm, 6.7mm] http://www.flickr.com/photos/95673005@N06/
André Vaillancourt Visual observer only since 1974 Skyshed POD / C14 HD 355/3910mm / CGE pro Lunt LS152 152/900mm solar / CGEM DX Celestron C80 80/600mm LS50Ha solar filter Ile Perrot, Québec, Canada / 53 years old / red zone SQM 19
16" f/4.5 Sumerian Canopus 180 Skymax http://darkskysketches.blogspot.co.uk/
Quote:I hope you are too...
Clear skies / "Bright skies aren't empty skies" (James Mallaney)
My best solar system sketches / My deep sky sketches
Quote:@Puck Ja: Have you already tried with a UHC or OIII filter? Because then the nebula should really leap out at you.
Quote:There's something about the way Peter does his work that makes the image hugely realistic. Perhaps it't the subtle haloes on the stars, or the fact the background is not too black? Whatever the magic is he does, it's just like looking down the barrel of an eyepiece for sure.
"Aus Schaden wird man klug. (Darum ist einer nicht genug.)" Telescopes, Pans, Orthos, and Naglers http://www.undermidnight.com
CG-11 5"mak,CR6&4,c60(vixen)ST120,MK67 1939 B&L 7x50,1943 AO M28 Past Friends 32 rfrs including 6" petzel,antares 6" 1529, Antares 4"f15,Jaegers 5" f5,76mm Mayflower,etc 19 Newt 4"-16" including Meade 1266 RG,DS16,SN10,RV6,SPC6,6"SS conqueror,5.5"CC,10" homemade,4" dynascope.etc 16 sct/mct 90mm-10" including Meade 2010,Super C8,180mm Orion mak,meade 2045,c90 etc 250 binos My Gallery
Quote:Stunningly realistic presentation.When will the book come out? Your drawings are a real treasure!