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Nightfly is October's Finalist!! new
      #5502001 - 11/03/12 06:50 AM

Here are the the October 2012 Film Astrophotography Semi-Finalists in the Cloudy Nights Imaging/Sketching Contest.

Michal1:



Milky Way near IC 1396. Higher resolution
Pentax 6x7 camera, Takumar 200mm f/4 lens @ f/5.6, Kodak E200 film
Exposure time: 55 min
Tracking & guiding: EQ-6 mount, QHY5 camera, 500mm F5.6 lens, PHD guiding
Image was taken near the Votice town in the Czech Republic on 13th Aug 2012.



Nightfly:



Le Gentil 3 Region

The dark tendrils of Le Gentil 3 sprawls into Cygnus and Cepheus like a celestial octopus in this deep traditional film image.

September 15, 2012 (10:39 - 12:35 local DST)
Location: Flanders Pond Observatory, East Sullivan, Maine
Sky Quality: SQM 21.25 - Below Average Transparency.
Camera & Lens: Pentax 67 with 165mm f/2.8 @ f/4.8
Exposure: Two sequentially exposed 50 Minute exposures on Fuji Superia 100. Combined for this mosaic.
Guiding: Camera piggyback atop vintage 8" Meade 2080 SCT Manually corrected via hand controller and reticle eyepiece.
Post Exposure: Film developed in C-41. Negative scanned via an Epson V600 with post processing done in Adobe Photoshop with frames combined into mosaic via Autostitch.

Click Here to View 1280 x 1024 Version of the Image.




Please vote for your favorite image to send to the finals. Voting will conclude on November 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 (12 total votes)
Michal1:
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2 16%
Nightfly:
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10 83%


Edited by Charlie Hein (11/09/12 06:51 AM)


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Re: Oct12 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5502002 - 11/03/12 06:52 AM

I want to say that I'm totally jazzed to post a poll for you guys. Either one of the entries is more than good enough to win in the finals - good luck to the both of you, and keep up the awesome work!

Charlie


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Re: Oct12 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5511082 - 11/09/12 06:53 AM

Please join me in welcoming Nightfly as your Finalist - please support him in the finals!

Charlie


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Michal1
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Re: Oct12 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5511807 - 11/09/12 02:54 PM

Very good image Nightfly! Good luck in the finals!

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Re: Oct12 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll! [Re: Michal1]
      #5512744 - 11/10/12 06:46 AM

Thank you Michal.

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