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Oct 13 Intermediate DSO Winner - Jeff2011
      #6184563 - 11/09/13 11:55 AM

Who has brought us the best NGC 253, The Sculptor Galaxy? Vote for your favorite from the following entries:

Jeff2011



Here is my entry consisting of two nights of imaging. Thanks for looking.

81 x 90 sec @ 400 ISO taken on Oct 6-7, 2013
68 x 70 sec @ 400 ISO taken on Oct 3, 2013
darks & flats & dark flats

Camera: Canon T3i (unmodded)
Scope: Orion XT8 OTA + Baader MPCC-III
Mount: Celestron AVX
Guiding: Orion 50mm Deluxe Mini/QHY5L-II mono/PHD
Capture Software: Backyard EOS
Processing Software: DSS/StarTools
Location: Backyard

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willem123



Hi guys,

NGC 253, The Sculptor Galaxy.

18 x 600sec. subs at ISO 800 + darks.
Camera: Modified Canon 1100D(T3).
Scope: SW 120ED Pro.
Mount: SW EQ6 Synscan, guided.
Location: 60 miles North West of Pretoria



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Wich Image is our Winner?
Users may choose only one (35 total votes)
Jeff2011
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21 60%
willem123
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14 40%


Edited by Charlie Hein (11/16/13 11:55 AM)


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Re: Oct 13 Intermediate DSO Winner - Jeff2011 new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #6198039 - 11/16/13 11:57 AM

Looks like Jeff2011 is our winner! Please choose a target for December!

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Re: Oct 13 Intermediate DSO Winner - Jeff2011 new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #6198139 - 11/16/13 01:01 PM

Congrats Jeff! Great image!

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Re: Oct 13 Intermediate DSO Winner - Jeff2011 new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #6198177 - 11/16/13 01:28 PM

Thanks to Willem and Serge for their outstanding entries. This was a tough or impossible target for many because of its location. I am glad to see there was an entry from the Southern Hemisphere. I thought there would have been more.

My target choice is B33, the Horsehead Nebula.


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Re: Oct 13 Intermediate DSO Winner - Jeff2011 new [Re: Jeff2011]
      #6198187 - 11/16/13 01:32 PM

Thanks Richard.

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Re: Oct 13 Intermediate DSO Winner - Jeff2011 new [Re: rflinn68]
      #6198292 - 11/16/13 02:46 PM

Congratulations Jeff

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Re: Oct 13 Intermediate DSO Winner - Jeff2011 new [Re: terry59]
      #6198704 - 11/16/13 06:49 PM

Thanks Terry.

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Re: Oct 13 Intermediate DSO Winner - Jeff2011 new [Re: Jeff2011]
      #6201951 - 11/18/13 03:43 PM

Congrats! Nice job!

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