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Charlie HeinAdministrator
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Dec 12 Intermediate DSO Poll new
      #5604114 - 01/04/13 05:35 AM

Who has brought us the best Horsehead Nebula? Vote for your favorite from the following entries:

WhitenerJ



Object: Horsehead Nebula.
Scope: Orion EON 80mm
Mount: Orion Atlas EQ-G
Camera: Canon T2i Modified by HyperCams
Guide Scope and Camera: Orion mini guide kit. 50mm and SSAG
Location: 12/12/12 at Atoka, OK. (Texas Astronomical Society Dark Site)
Exposures: 19 600" ISO 800
Processed with DSS and Photoshop CS 5.5



Larger Flicker link: http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8490/8270118599_3333a048b8_k.jpg

Thanks, Jason Whitener



Hilmi



Horsehead in detail. Ha image.



Wembley2000



Hello here is my entry:

Scope: AT65EDQ
Mount: Ieq45
Camera: QHY8
Filter: IDAS LPS
Image Details: 34x600sec, Darks, Flats, Bias applied
Captured with Nebulosity, PhD Guiding with 50mm mini guidescope and Orion SSAG, Stacked in DSS, Finished off in PS CS5.

High Res - Astrobin

Thanks,

Brian



Mike7Mak



Barnard 33 Horsehead Nebula

Captured Dec 13 2012

Meade 7" mak LX200gps
AP CCDT67 reducer
Atik 314L+

14 x 10 minutes Ha (12nm) Astronomik

PHD, Nebulosity3, StarTools

Same image on AstroBin: http://astrob.in/27418/



SMigol



Here's my Horsehead contribution:

84 lights for a total of 13.5 hours of integration covering dates ranging from Nov 14 to Dec 9. All taken in my suburban backyard gazing through nights of heavy dew and light pollution.

Telescope: SV4
Camera: Full spectrum converted Pentax K10D with cooler
Filters: Baader Moon and Skyglow and IDAS LPR
Mount: Losmandy G11

Calibrated in Maxim, Stacked in DSS, Processed in PixInsight. Cropped in PI for the subject after all noise reduction and sharpening.

On flickr
On Astrobin



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Which Image is our Winner?
Users may choose only one (40 total votes)
WhitenerJ
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19 47%
Hilmi
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2 05%
Wembley2000
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6 15%
Mike7Mak
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8 20%
SMigol
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5 12%


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Hilmi
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Re: Dec 12 Intermediate DSO Poll new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5613606 - 01/09/13 12:08 PM

Im flattered I got 2 votes considering I voted for someone else

Edited by Hilmi (01/09/13 02:08 PM)


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WhitenerJ
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Loc: Waxahachie, Texas
Re: Dec 12 Intermediate DSO Poll [Re: Hilmi]
      #5614251 - 01/09/13 06:37 PM

Thank you every one for your votes!!

Jason


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Re: Dec 12 Intermediate DSO Poll new [Re: WhitenerJ]
      #5616194 - 01/10/13 08:11 PM



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Re: Dec 12 Intermediate DSO Poll new [Re: weezer]
      #5616593 - 01/11/13 01:37 AM

You did good

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Re: Dec 12 Intermediate DSO Poll new [Re: Hilmi]
      #5627467 - 01/17/13 05:48 AM

Jason, you get to pick February's subject! Please post your choice when you get a chance.

Charlie


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WhitenerJ
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Re: Dec 12 Intermediate DSO Poll new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5627632 - 01/17/13 08:48 AM

How about M81/M82 Galaxies.

Jason


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Re: Dec 12 Intermediate DSO Poll new [Re: WhitenerJ]
      #5628218 - 01/17/13 02:43 PM

These are all very nice images, show good detail of the horse head and the area around. Now if only I can start getting images like this. Nice job to everyone.

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