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EdmontonAB
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Finally able to capture Panstarrs new
      #5751194 - 03/23/13 04:33 AM Attachment (30 downloads)

Finally got some clear skies to image Comet Panstarrs. This was imaged at 13 degrees above the horizon just above the treeline. The dark area is the branch from a pine tree.

Image Taken: 22 Mar 13
Object: Comet Panstarrs
Mount: AP Mach 1
Imaging scope: Equinox 80
Imaging FL: 500mm with ATFF
Imaging camera: Hypercam modded Canon T1i
Lights: 2 x 20 sec ISO 800
Calibration: None
Guide scope: None
Other details: captured using BackyardEOS, stacked in DSS and processed in Photoshop


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cgwig
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Re: Finally able to capture Panstarrs new [Re: EdmontonAB]
      #5759086 - 03/26/13 08:25 PM

Nice.

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Rankinstudio
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Loc: Southern UT
Re: Finally able to capture Panstarrs new [Re: cgwig]
      #5759199 - 03/26/13 09:16 PM

Beautiful capture

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srosenfraz
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Re: Finally able to capture Panstarrs new [Re: Rankinstudio]
      #5759207 - 03/26/13 09:19 PM

Nice job on this, Steve.

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fco_star
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Re: Finally able to capture Panstarrs new [Re: srosenfraz]
      #5759269 - 03/26/13 10:05 PM

Very nice catch

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Erskin71
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Re: Finally able to capture Panstarrs new [Re: fco_star]
      #5759335 - 03/26/13 10:38 PM

One of the best I have seen.

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EdmontonAB
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Re: Finally able to capture Panstarrs [Re: Erskin71]
      #5759440 - 03/27/13 12:16 AM Attachment (8 downloads)

Thank you for all your comments. I have only had the one opportunity to capture Panstarrs. Clear weather is in the forcast. That photo was stacked using 2x drizzle in DSS. This is the uncropped version.

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Mike B.
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Re: Finally able to capture Panstarrs new [Re: EdmontonAB]
      #5759587 - 03/27/13 05:07 AM

Awesome. Nice going.

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