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leveye
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First light using IOptron Smart EQ Pro mount
      #5724980 - 03/11/13 12:03 AM


ORION by Leveye, on Flickr


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leveye
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Re: First light using IOptron Smart EQ Pro mount new [Re: leveye]
      #5724985 - 03/11/13 12:06 AM

First attempt using the IOptron portable SmartEQ Pro mount. Canon 60D with a Rokinon 85mm f1.4 iso 100 single 2 minute exposure no darks or bias frames used at all.All PP done in PS5

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Re: First light using IOptron Smart EQ Pro mount new [Re: leveye]
      #5725012 - 03/11/13 12:30 AM

Great image! And Welcome to Cloudynights!

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Re: First light using IOptron Smart EQ Pro mount new [Re: leveye]
      #5725041 - 03/11/13 12:51 AM

Quote:

single 2 minute exposure




Amazing...


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leveye
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Re: First light using IOptron Smart EQ Pro mount new [Re: mmalik]
      #5725075 - 03/11/13 01:21 AM

Many thanks! Can't wait to get back out there to use it again worked like a dream tracked perfect with very quick polar alignment.

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Re: First light using IOptron Smart EQ Pro mount new [Re: leveye]
      #5726753 - 03/11/13 08:10 PM

Excellent job on this image, Leveye - welcome to CN as well!

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leveye
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Re: First light using IOptron Smart EQ Pro mount new [Re: srosenfraz]
      #5731282 - 03/13/13 10:34 PM

Many thanks everyone really learning so much from everyone here!

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leveye
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Re: First light using IOptron Smart EQ Pro mount new [Re: leveye]
      #5731288 - 03/13/13 10:37 PM

Here's the same photo but using gradient XTerminator filter to start the dit off which edit do you prefer?
Untitled Export5 by Leveye, on Flickr

Edited by leveye (03/13/13 10:39 PM)


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