Return to the Cloudy Nights Telescope Reviews home pageAstronomics discounts for Cloudy Nights members
Get a Cloudy Nights T-Shirt Submit a Review / Article

Click here if you are having trouble logging into the forums

Privacy Policy | Please read our Terms of Service | Signup and Troubleshooting FAQ | Problems? PM a Red or a Green Gu uh, User

Astrophotography and Sketching >> Beginning and Intermediate Imaging

Pages: 1
Charlie HeinAdministrator
Postmaster
*****

Reged: 11/02/03

Loc: 26.06.08N, +80.23.08W
Congrats to lacomj - July's Finalist!
      #5355465 - 08/06/12 08:48 PM

Here are the the July 2012 Beginning and Intermediate Imaging Semi-Finalists in the Cloudy Nights Imaging/Sketching Contest.

zerro1:



NGC7000 North American Nebula
Shot at the Table Mountain Star Party on Friday July 20th
Camera = QHY9c @ -20C
Mount = Orion Atlas EQ-G
OTA = Astro Tech AT65EDQ

Camera Control = Nebulosity 2.3
Guiding Control = PHD

11 X 10 minutes = 1 hour 50 minutes of exposure
10 darks
no flats
no bias
Images Plus used for cal and combine
CS3 for post processing



lacomj:



Jeff (lacomj)
NGC6823 Emission nebula and star cluster. Narrowband Image with HSHO filters as LRBG. Image data acquired from Virginia City, Nevada (outside Reno) USA on the nights of 7/10 and 7/11 2012.

Full-sized image of NGC6823 at Flickr.

Equipment
Boren Simon 8" Powernewt with ASA f/2.8 2KORRR reducer/corrector
SBIG ST-8300M CCD camera with FW8-8300 Filter Wheel (LRGBHOS) @ -10C
Orion Mini Autoguider Guide Scope w/Fishcamp Starfish guide camera
Atlas EQ-G mount

Image Details:
705 mins total exposure (11.75 hrs)
Luminance: Hydrogen: 73x300s
Red: Sulfur-II: 32x300s
Green: Hydrogen-alpha: 73x300s
Blue: Oxygen-III: 36x300s

Image acquired using Equinox Image, with guiding through PhD. Preprocessing (darks, flats) prepared using Nebulosity. Stacking and post-processing performed using PixInsight, Adobe Lightroom, and Adobe Photoshop.



Please vote for your favorite image to send to the finals. Voting will conclude on August 10th at Midnight EST.

Many thanks to all who took part in the contest!


*
Which Image goes to the Finals?
Users may choose only one (21 total votes)
zerro1:
-
6 28%
lacomj:
-
15 71%


Edited by Charlie Hein (08/11/12 08:31 AM)


Post Extras: Print Post   Remind Me!   Notify Moderator  
zerro1
Postmaster
*****

Reged: 08/02/09

Loc: Smokey Point , 48.12°N 122.25...
Re: Jul12 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5362757 - 08/11/12 12:58 AM

Congratulations lacomj! Good luck in the finals!

Post Extras: Print Post   Remind Me!   Notify Moderator  
Charlie HeinAdministrator
Postmaster
*****

Reged: 11/02/03

Loc: 26.06.08N, +80.23.08W
Re: Jul12 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll! new [Re: zerro1]
      #5363027 - 08/11/12 09:17 AM

Support your forum! Vote in the Finals now!

Charlie


Post Extras: Print Post   Remind Me!   Notify Moderator  
Pages: 1


Extra information
18 registered and 17 anonymous users are browsing this forum.

Moderator:  Knuklhdastrnmr, fishonkevin, WOBentley, rflinn68 

Print Thread

Forum Permissions
      You cannot start new topics
      You cannot reply to topics
      HTML is disabled
      UBBCode is enabled


Thread views: 21

Jump to

CN Forums Home


Cloudy Nights LLC
Cloudy Nights Sponsor: Astronomics