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Jan11 CN Sketching/Imaging Contest Poll!

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Poll: Jan11 CN Sketching/Imaging Contest Poll! (18 member(s) have cast votes)

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 07:54 PM

Welcome to the January 2011 Cloudy Nights Imaging/Sketching Contest poll!

Each month the best images selected from the individual Cloudy Nights Imaging and Sketching forums will be presented for the userbase to vote on. The winning entry will be posted on the front page of the CN website for all to admire! At the conclusion of the poll, the entry with the highest total will be the winner of the contest..

Please choose your favorite from the entries below. The poll will remain open through February 15th at midnight.

Here are the entries for January!

DSLR & Digital Camera Astro Imaging & Processing's Finalist - Barry E.:

Posted Image

Date: 1/3/2011, 1/4/2011
Target: IC410
Telescope:
  • Orion 8" f/4.9
  • Multi-Purpose Coma Corrector
  • JMI EV-1n Focuser
  • Resurfaced: Spectrum Coatings Max "R" (EAL)
Camera: Canon 40D (modified)
Filter: IDAS LPS
Exposures: RGB: 48x300s (4.0h) @ ISO1600
Ha: 20x600s (3.3h) @ ISO1600



CCD Imaging & Processing's Finalist - Jared:

Posted Image

M81--Bode's Nebula
Captured by Jared Willson
January 27, 2011, Oakland, CA
2 Hours luminosity; 1 hour each RG&B binned 2x2
10" AT Ritchey-Chretien @ f/8; FLI ML8300; Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO; Lodestar guider; AstroDon Monster MOAG; AstroDon True Balance filters
Captured in Maxim; Reduced, registered, and stacked in Maxim; Post processed in Photoshop CS3



Sketching Forum's Finalist - IVM:

Posted Image

Title: Mechain’s Phantom

Description: M74 as I saw it through my 16-inch at 225x from Cherry Springs Dark Sky Park in Pennsylvania on the 29th of December, 2010. A digital drawing.



Good Luck to all our finalists!
 


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