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Congrats to Bill Snyder - January's Finalist!
      #5656157 - 02/01/13 11:13 AM

We are very pleased and proud to present the January 2013 CCD Imaging Semi-Finalists in the Cloudy Nights Imaging/Sketching Contest.

raxxla



Here's my shot of M45/Pleiades cluster.
LRGB combination of L:19x300s, R:6x250s, G:6x200s, B:7x300s
Telescope: Televue NP101is
Camera: QHY9 mono
Filters: Baader LRGB
Mount: SW HEQ5Pro

Full res image here! http://users.ntua.gr/raxxla/images/astro/Starless_small.jpg

Thanks for looking!
Ilias



Mike Wiles



M42 & M43 Hubble Palette
Dates: December 17th through January 4th, 2013 - 7 nights
Location: Goodyear, Arizona
Telescope: Explore Scientific ED127CF Refractor - 127mm f/7.5 Carbon Fiber Triplet
Mount: Astro-Physics AP900GTO CP3
Camera: SBIG ST-8300m and SBIG FW8-8300 filter wheel
Guiding: SBIG ST-i Mono and SBIG OAG-8300 off-axis guider
Exposure: 19.1 hours
Capture: CCD AutoPilot v5, Maxim DL 5.18
Calibration & Processing: PixInsight 1.7

A larger image can be seen at Astrobin



Bill Snyder



IC1318 South of Sadr Mosaic
Image dates 8/22/12 to 11/16/12
Scope TMB 130mm
Mount Atlas EQG
Camera Apogee 8300
Exposures Ha 9.5hrs OIII 6.5hrs SII 6.5hrs 20min subs x 2 Total 45hrs
Fullsize Link



Jeff in Austin



Good Ole' B33 Horsehead in HaRGB
Taken over several nights ending 1/6/13 in Austin, TX

AT12RC
QSI683 with Astrodon filters
Losmandy Titan
Optec focuser and rotator
CCDAP, Maxim, TheSkyX, Focusmax

Astrobin Full Size Here



Please note that voting will conclude on February 8th at Midnight ET.

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 (36 total votes)
raxxla
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7 19%
Mike Wiles
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9 25%
Bill Snyder
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14 38%
Jeff in Austin
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6 16%


Edited by Charlie Hein (02/10/13 05:54 AM)


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Re: Congrats to Bill Snyder - January's Finalist! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5671843 - 02/10/13 05:51 AM

Congrats to Bill Snyder, our January Finalist!

Charlie


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Re: Congrats to Bill Snyder - January's Finalist! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5671876 - 02/10/13 06:43 AM

The Finals Poll is up! Vote Now!

Charlie


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Mike Wiles
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Loc: Goodyear, AZ
Re: Congrats to Bill Snyder - January's Finalist! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5672073 - 02/10/13 10:00 AM

Great shot Bill. I've never seen that part of the sky represented like that. I put it on my list to attempt a narrowband shot of it next spring. It's truly (especially the bottom half of the frame) three dimensional.

Mike


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Reged: 06/15/09

Loc: Melbourne Australia.
Re: Congrats to Bill Snyder - January's Finalist! new [Re: Mike Wiles]
      #5672415 - 02/10/13 02:07 PM

Great shot Bill and all the other entries were of a high standard.

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Re: Congrats to Bill Snyder - January's Finalist! new [Re: alpal]
      #5672751 - 02/10/13 05:44 PM

Very nice, Bill!!

David


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Bill Snyder
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Re: Congrats to Bill Snyder - January's Finalist! new [Re: David Pavlich]
      #5673378 - 02/11/13 12:37 AM

Thanks everyone! Also hats off to all the other fine images presented.
Bill


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Re: Congrats to Bill Snyder - January's Finalist! new [Re: Bill Snyder]
      #5673773 - 02/11/13 10:23 AM

Congratulations Bill!!! Awesome image

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