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Astrophotography and Sketching >> Beginning and Intermediate Imaging

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Jasel
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Reged: 02/20/13

Loc: Aurora, Ohio
2013.04.22 Moon
      #5818803 - 04/23/13 10:38 PM Attachment (9 downloads)

This is my second time trying to image the moon. I only got a single shot before, but now I was able to stack some images.

Before I could not get the moon in frame, so I cheated by taking the diagonal out of my telescope and mounting the DSLR right to the back of my Mak.

I used backyard EOS and stuck with taking images as that's what I knew, I'll try AVI's or MOV's later. This is 80% of 120 or so, then I pre-processed them using PIPP - Planetary Imaging Pre-Processor.

Normally Registaxx would (or really my PC) would have choked on dealing with huge RAW files, but PIPP fixed that.
PIPP allowed me to crop, made all the images the same brightness, and several other very useful things before I stacked the best of 80% more in Registaxx.

Post processing done with +GIMP.

Canon T3i - 1/40 - ISO 100, Orion StarMax 127


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Darren1968
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Reged: 02/04/05

Loc: Ontario, Canada
Re: 2013.04.22 Moon new [Re: Jasel]
      #5819417 - 04/24/13 10:06 AM

Well done Jason.

Focus looks really good and there are no blown out edges (over exposed) anywhere.

Darren


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mdowns
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Loc: Englewood,FL
Re: 2013.04.22 Moon new [Re: Darren1968]
      #5819523 - 04/24/13 11:06 AM

Well done Jason. Really pleased to see the rapid progress your making!

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Jasel
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Reged: 02/20/13

Loc: Aurora, Ohio
Re: 2013.04.22 Moon new [Re: mdowns]
      #5819689 - 04/24/13 12:31 PM

Thanks for the kinds words and feedback!

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