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Looks like we have ourselves a run-off (poll)!
      #6015223 - 08/09/13 07:38 AM

We have ourselves a run-off for the July 2013 CCD Imaging Finalist in the Cloudy Nights Imaging/Sketching Contest. Please choose your favorite from the choices below:

Jared



M57 captured on the night of July 6/7 from St Helena, CA
NELM 6.3 (21.4 MPSAS), Seeing 5/10 Pickering
PlaneWave 12.5" CDK OTA
Astro-Physics 900GTO mount
SBIG STXL-6303E camera
180 min H-alpha (20 minute subs), 45 min Lum (5 minute subs), 20 min RG&B (5 minutes subs)

Guided and captured in Maxim DL, calibrated and registered in CCDStack, post processed in Photoshop.



PhilG



Here's my photo entry for the contest. My first completed image with automated backyard observatory!

http://www.astrobin.com/full/46352/C/?

NGC6960 Veil Nebula West - The Witch's Broom
14 hours each Ha and OIII in 30 minute subframes
75 minutes each RGB in 5 minute subframes for star color enhancement

Stellarvue SV127 Dual Fluoro APO
SBIG STT-8300M with Astrodon 3nm narrowband filters
Astro-Physics Mach1GTO mount
Captured with CCDSoft, TheSky6, automated with CCDCommander
Processed in CCDStack and Photoshop CS
June-July 2013

Phil G



Please note that voting will conclude on August 12th at Midnight ET.

Many thanks to all who took part in the contest!

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Which Image goes to the Finals?
Users may choose only one (85 total votes)
Jared
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29 34%
PhilG
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56 65%


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Jared
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Re: Looks like we have ourselves a run-off (poll)! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #6024268 - 08/14/13 12:16 AM

Congrats, Phil, and good luck in the finals!

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Re: Looks like we have ourselves a run-off (poll)! new [Re: Jared]
      #6024343 - 08/14/13 01:13 AM

Nice win Phil,
I liked all 6 images in the original competition:

http://www.cloudynights.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=ccd&Nu...


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Re: Looks like we have ourselves a run-off (poll)! new [Re: alpal]
      #6026700 - 08/15/13 09:01 AM

Yes, all great images!


Dean


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