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Congrats to Burak Yakut - August's Finalist!
      #5397629 - 09/01/12 02:57 AM

We are very pleased and proud to present the August 2012 Solar System Imaging Semi-Finalists in the Cloudy Nights Imaging/Sketching Contest.

Mike Phillips:



Just something to get folks started:

Venus 2012-08-13_10-17-UV/IR

Type: Custom Homebuilt Newtonian
Aperture: 356mm (14")
Focal Ratio: f/4.5 - 5x TeleVue Powermate at f/26 / 9,315mm EFL
Primary Mirror: Carl Zambuto 14" f/4.5
Camera: Point Grey Research Flea3 - FL3-FW-03S1M (monochrome)
Color Filter Wheel: True Technology UK (Tru-Tek) - SupraSlim with Visual Wide Wheel (built in diagonal)
Filters: Astrodon-Schuler UV filter & Astronomik ProPlanet 742 IR-pass filter

Processing

Capture: Lenovo W500 (Ubuntu 12.04) using Anthony Wesley's
custom Coriander v2.0 - with Anthony Wesley's ramdisk, camera exposure, focuser and CFW scripts
Processing: AutoStakkert 2 -> AstraImage -> WinJUPOS -> PhotoShop -> Gimp




astrochuck123:



Waxing Gibbous Mosaic Crop 7/29/12 by astrochuck, on Flickr

Waxing Gibbous Mosaic 7/29/12

This is an eleven panel mosaic of .bmp image files created from individual 30-45 second movies

Orion ED 102mm CF & 25mm eyepiece coupled afocally to
Canon T3i & 18-55mm lens (@18mm)

11 30-45 second movies
used 300 of @ 1400 frames per "movie" stacked with Registax. Mosaic created with Microsoft ICE
Processed with StarTools and GIMP2


Burak Yakut:



UV-RG(%50R+%50UV)B(UV)

Orion Atlas 10" f4.7@f23.5
PGR Flea3 Firewire Mono
Astrodon UV - R
UV channel 1000 frame
R channel 2500 frame
Bakirkoy-Istanbul-Turkey



jonbosley:



Ghost Crater Prinz
12.08.12

C9.25 EdgeHD
DFK 21AU618 Color
F22.5
Best 1700 frames
Texas



HANTO:



Hello,

would like to give this one a try.

Jupiter-RGB with GRS and ring shaped Oval BA on Aug. 19th 2012, 04:34.5 UT, D-Equator: 37.4".

Celestron C11 on Losmandy G11,
DMK21AU618 with Astronomik RGB filters,
stacking registax6, sharpening fitswork and PS CS5.


Regards
Torsten



Please note that voting will conclude on September 8th at Midnight EST.

Many thanks to all who took part in the contest!


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Which Image goes to the Finals?
Users may choose only one (17 total votes)
Mike Phillips:
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2 11%
astrochuck123
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1 05%
Burak Yakut
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6 35%
jonbosley
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4 23%
HANTO
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4 23%


Edited by Charlie Hein (09/15/12 08:15 AM)


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Re: Aug12 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5410841 - 09/08/12 10:27 PM

Way to go Burak!!!

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Re: Aug12 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll! new [Re: Mike Phillips]
      #5411183 - 09/09/12 05:49 AM

Thank you Mike

Thanks to everyone who participated in the contest and voting on...


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Re: Aug12 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll! new [Re: Burak Yakut]
      #5412227 - 09/09/12 08:05 PM

Congrats, Burak!

Torsten

Edited by HANTO (09/09/12 08:08 PM)


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Re: Aug12 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll! new [Re: HANTO]
      #5412873 - 09/10/12 08:17 AM

Way to go Burak! This is a beautiful Venus shot indeed!

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Re: Aug12 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll! new [Re: bilgebay]
      #5421969 - 09/15/12 08:15 AM

Hi folks - the finals poll is up! Support your forum's finalist by voting today!

Charlie


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