You did a great job with the background nebulosity. I'm happy to report that there are now 4 amateur images of this object in existence after this contest. I'd love to go back someday and shoot a really deep image with one of those ultra cool super fast newtonians that are out there these days. Maybe JWalk will read this and accept the challenge...
Re: December 2012 Challenge Voting (Sh2-260)
[Re: Mike Wiles]
#5627320 - 01/17/13 01:10 AM
thanks, Mike. i appreciate the extra days we were allowed to contribute to the competition. it was a challenging object. i tried to get some color data after the H-a was done but it was nearly impossible.
for february i nominate NGC2403. move it up a little higher in the sky and give the galaxy shooters something to show off their talents.
again i will comment on the current month (jan) -- why aren't you guys putting all those jelly shots i see on the message board into the january competition (personally, i could not shoot that object this month but i have seen several great images here)