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Mar09 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Winner!

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 06:56 AM

I am pleased to announce the winner of the March 2009 Cloudy Nights Imaging and Sketching Contest - hewholooks!

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M51 "Whirlpool Galaxy" in Canes Venatici
Canon 350D Hap Griffin Baader Mod
94x180sec at iso 1600
30 Darks/Flats/Bias
Celestron 9.25 reduced 0.63
Astro-Physics Mach1GTO Mount
60% Crop


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To all of you who took the time to stop by and vote for your favorite submission - thank you so much! Your participation really makes the contest!

To all the contestants - every one of your submissions is worthy of winning. Congratulations to all of you on a job done very well indeed!

hewholooks, congratulations on your win! Please contact me via PM with your t-shirt size and also the address where you want us to send it!

Charlie

#2 Doug6952

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 09:28 AM

Congratulations! Fantastic image of M51!

#3 Al-Wateen

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Posted 26 April 2009 - 04:46 AM

WOW - Thats Very Beutiful Photography. Congratulations on winning the contest.

#4 hewholooks

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Posted 26 April 2009 - 05:42 PM

Thanks Guys!

#5 ovgjr

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Posted 28 April 2009 - 09:14 PM

Very nice.

#6 northwolfwu

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 07:53 PM

Amazing photo!

#7 Uraniborg

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Posted 22 May 2009 - 07:07 AM

I am in awe.

#8 chgomonitor

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Posted 27 June 2009 - 08:52 PM

All of these contest winners are so great, I'm in awe. Many of the "amateur" shot rival what I see coming out of the major observatories. They deserve higher resolution posting - they certainly make nice desktop images.

#9 Big Steve

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Posted 14 July 2009 - 02:48 PM

that is truly stunning quality.


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