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June 13 Wide Field Challenge Poll!
      #5954393 - 07/04/13 07:16 AM

Who has brought us the best NGC 7000/Caldwell 20, the North America nebula? Vote for your favorite from the following entries:

bouffetout



24 x 5 min. @ 1600iso 25xflats ,17xbias ,no darks ,Stellarvue SV80ST ,Canon T3 Baader mod., HEQ5 pro ,CLS clip-in filter ,Orion FF ,BackyardEOS and dithering , DSS ,Gimp.
Taken By Maxx Brodeur ,Granby ,Québec ,Canada , June 3 2013

http://i1355.photobucket.com/albums/q713/BorisSputnik/Astrophotography/versio...



rflinn68



Here's my NGC 7000 from my backyard in Hagarville, Arkansas. This is 28X300sec at ISO 800 with 30 darks, 30 flats, and 20 bias.

Imaging scope: AT65EDQ
Imaging camera: Baader UV/IR Gary Honis modified Canon T3
Guiding: Orion ST80 with Orion SSAG with PHD
Mount: Celestron CGEM DX
Capture: BackYardEOS
Stacked with DeepSkyStacker and Processed with Photoshop CS3
Full resolution image can be seen here



Gregk



Here is my image from my back yard

85 mm Rokinon lens at f2.8
Modified Canon 450d
20 x 2 minutes
Captured on last new moon
Guided with PHD and WO 66mm apo
Orion Sirius mount

High Resolution



svtdoug



Here is my image of NGC 7000 from the Pixieland Goldendale (WA) Star Party on the night of June 7, 2013.

Imaging scope - AT65EDQ
Imaging camera - Canon XSi Modified
Mount - CGEM (self hypertuned)
Guiding - ST80 and SSAG
Capture - BYEOS
Stacked in DSS, processed in PS-CS3
Consists of 41 frames of 300 sec for total of 3hrs, 25min.
Darks, flats and Bias subtracted.

Higher resolution here



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Which image wins?
Users may choose only one (25 total votes)
bouffetout
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2 08%
rflinn68
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5 20%
Gregk
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9 36%
svtdoug
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9 36%


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Charlie HeinAdministrator
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Re: June 13 Wide Field Challenge Poll! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5962737 - 07/09/13 06:26 PM

Looks like we have ourselves a run-off!

Posting new poll shortly.

Charlie


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