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February 2017 srosenfraz

imaging/sketching contest

February 2017 srosenfraz

CCD Imaging & Processing

NGC 1333 in Perseus
Captured November 2, 5, 24, and 29, 2016 from Pine Mountain Club, Ca.

Optics: Nikon 600mm f/4 ED IF @ f/6
Camera: QSI 690wsg-8
Mount: Schaefer GEM
Guiding: QSI 690 OAG, SXV-AOQSIUSB Adaptive Optics, Lodestar Autoguider, PHD2 Guiding
Astrodon Gen 2 Series E LRGB: 100:11:10:19 x 600, bin 1x1 @ -10C
Total integration time: 11 2/3 hours
Typical SQM: 21.3
Ambient: 5C
50 darks, 40 flats, 200 bias
Software: Images Plus 6.0 Camera Control, Phd2 Guiding, Images Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS5, Focus Magic, Gradient Xterminator, Carboni Tools, HLVG, Registar 64.

    • LesB, Sniuk, sfugardi and 45 others like this

    I never pay attention to the front page of cloudynights, but this caught my eye.


    That's a beautiful image.

      • Aquarius Of The Night and 0GSeeker like this
    Apr 20 2017 06:46 AM

    I'd say you captured that one well, Scott. Mind-blowing.

    Apr 24 2017 01:46 AM

    This is simply amazing! Job well done indeed!!!

    Apr 26 2017 06:41 AM

    Absolutely first rate. A really stunning image.

    May 06 2017 03:10 PM

    That is a ridiculously awesome image!

    Really beautiful!!!  It reminds me of a flying raven or crow.

    I don't think I ever wanted to reach out and hug a dust cloud before now.

      • SILENCER likes this

    ....If I was rich & saw this in a gallery- I'd be writing a cheque......

    Superb image!

    Absolutely stunning!

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