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AntonFarmis
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Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies new
      #5828323 - 04/28/13 01:10 PM

One photo from Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies, Image taken from dark skies Mt Parnon in Greece with a TS 130/780 Triplet APO. http://astrofarma.gr/index.php/en/whale

Thanks for looking


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Mike7Mak
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Re: Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies new [Re: AntonFarmis]
      #5828336 - 04/28/13 01:14 PM

Great shot, love the depth and detail in the Hockey Stick.

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blueman
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Re: Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies new [Re: AntonFarmis]
      #5828337 - 04/28/13 01:15 PM

Very nice, good natural color too.
Blueman


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buckeyestargazer
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Re: Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies new [Re: AntonFarmis]
      #5828416 - 04/28/13 01:44 PM

Awesome! I like how the galaxies are so bright and I also like the detail in the hockey stick.

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elbee
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Reged: 05/02/09

Loc: Arizona
Re: Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies new [Re: AntonFarmis]
      #5828458 - 04/28/13 02:01 PM

very nice job! hope you will consider entering it in the monthly challenge.

April 2013 CCD challenge


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Jim Thommes
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Re: Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies new [Re: elbee]
      #5828520 - 04/28/13 02:38 PM

Nice work and a lovely image.

I have these targets in the works myself. I plan to use your image as a reference.


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schmeah
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Re: Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies new [Re: Jim Thommes]
      #5829070 - 04/28/13 08:42 PM

Really nice! So crisp and clean, shap details.

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alpal
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Loc: Melbourne Australia.
Re: Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies new [Re: schmeah]
      #5829437 - 04/29/13 01:05 AM

Very nice indeed.
There a some egg shaped stars especially in the bottom right hand corner.


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vdb
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Re: Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies new [Re: alpal]
      #5829438 - 04/29/13 01:06 AM

Really nice! Did you use a field flattener?

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DarkStarAstro
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Re: Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies new [Re: vdb]
      #5829480 - 04/29/13 02:10 AM

Nice shot!

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AntonFarmis
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Reged: 02/27/10

Loc: Athens Greece
Re: Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies new [Re: DarkStarAstro]
      #5829989 - 04/29/13 11:46 AM

Thanks a lot guys, I don't use a Flattener in this image,but i have use it with an Astro-tech 2" flattener with good results.

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vdb
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Re: Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies new [Re: AntonFarmis]
      #5830171 - 04/29/13 01:12 PM

Nice, so with a smaller chip like the 694 no flattener is needed!

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Tyler Allred
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Re: Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies [Re: vdb]
      #5835994 - 05/02/13 10:45 AM

Very nice capture of the subtle wisps on the hockey stick.

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DeanS
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Re: Whale & Hockey Stick Galaxies new [Re: Tyler Allred]
      #5836019 - 05/02/13 10:56 AM

Great image and wonderful details.

Dean


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