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Jun12 DSLR Challenge Run-Off!
      #5311753 - 07/10/12 06:05 PM

Hi there folks - looks like we have ourselves a Run-Off in the June 2012 entries in the DSLR Challenge. The run-off poll will close on July 12th at Midnight. The winner will be announced at our earliest opportunity after the poll has closed.

Here are our contenders!

mcarroll:



Here is my entry.

Equipment --
Camera: modified Canon 1000D
Imaging telescope: AT6RC
Focal reducer: Televue 0.8x
Mount: Orion Atlas EQ-G
Autoguider: Orion SSAG with 50mm guide scope
DIY thermoelectric whole camera cooler

Image info --
Date: 6/9/12
Location: Elkins, WV
Exposure: 23 subs x 4 min at ISO1600 (main image)
+ 50 subs x 1 min at ISO1600 (core area of M13)
Processed using Deep Sky Stacker, Photoshop CS5, Noise Ninja, and Gradient Xterminator

Higher res image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/54961839@N06/7173807011/sizes/l



srosenfraz:




Here's my M13 image from a couple of weeks ago.
Hi Res Version and more image details available at http://www.astronomersdoitinthedark.com/index.php?c=131&p=449

This image consists of 236 x 2 minute exposures at ISO 400 with a Celestron C8, Celestron FR at f/5.8 (1160mm), and a Gary Honis modified Canon 450D. Guiding is with ONAG On-Axis Guider, Lodestar autoguider, and PHD Guiding. Thanks for looking!



Best of luck to our two run-off contenders!


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Please pick your favorite!
Users may choose only one (14 total votes)
mcarroll:
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10 71%
srosenfraz:
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4 28%


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Re: Jun12 DSLR Challenge Run-Off! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5312395 - 07/11/12 03:46 AM

Something wrong here - it's not the 12th July yet
but the final result is showing & there is no where to vote.


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Re: Jun12 DSLR Challenge Run-Off! new [Re: alpal]
      #5313332 - 07/11/12 08:25 PM

Something wrong for certain! Please let me find out what went wrong!

Charlie


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Re: Jun12 DSLR Challenge Run-Off! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5313334 - 07/11/12 08:27 PM

We'll need a do-over! UGH!

Charlie


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