Jump to content

  •  

CNers have asked about a donation box for Cloudy Nights over the years, so here you go. Donation is not required by any means, so please enjoy your stay.

Photo

Jan11 CN Sketching/Imaging Contest Winner!

This topic has been archived. This means that you cannot reply to this topic.
12 replies to this topic

#1 Charlie Hein

Charlie Hein

    Voyager 1

  • *****
  • Administrators
  • topic starter
  • Posts: 12,639
  • Joined: 02 Nov 2003

Posted 16 February 2011 - 06:37 AM

I am pleased to announce the winner of the January 2011 Cloudy Nights Imaging and Sketching Contest - 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



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!

Jared, congratulations on your win! Your winning image will be posted on the front page of the CN website for all to enjoy!

Charlie

#2 Asbytec

Asbytec

    Guy in a furry hat

  • *****
  • Posts: 17,527
  • Joined: 08 Aug 2007

Posted 16 February 2011 - 11:09 AM

Yea, that is the best sketch ever!

(Ok, joking aside) That is a very fine image, worthy of a big observatory!

#3 Jared

Jared

    Fly Me to the Moon

  • *****
  • Posts: 6,365
  • Joined: 11 Oct 2005

Posted 16 February 2011 - 02:38 PM

Thanks, Charlie and Asbytec!

#4 IVM

IVM

    Surveyor 1

  • -----
  • Posts: 1,606
  • Joined: 07 Jan 2008

Posted 16 February 2011 - 08:36 PM

Congratulations, Jared. Your M81 is stunning.

#5 Nils_Lars

Nils_Lars

    Voyager 1

  • *****
  • Posts: 10,056
  • Joined: 04 Jan 2008

Posted 17 February 2011 - 01:50 AM

Definitely worthy of the win , really nailed this one Jared.

#6 Jared

Jared

    Fly Me to the Moon

  • *****
  • Posts: 6,365
  • Joined: 11 Oct 2005

Posted 19 February 2011 - 07:03 PM

Thanks!

#7 Bill Snyder

Bill Snyder

    Apollo

  • -----
  • Posts: 1,306
  • Joined: 17 May 2009

Posted 26 February 2011 - 12:36 AM

Congrats on the win. Sorry for the late response, I'm still new here:-)

#8 photoyoung

photoyoung

    Lift Off

  • *****
  • Posts: 7
  • Joined: 10 Feb 2011

Posted 27 February 2011 - 05:13 PM

OUTSTANDING image. Congratulations.

#9 Maverick199

Maverick199

    Voyager 1

  • *****
  • Posts: 13,130
  • Joined: 27 Feb 2011

Posted 28 February 2011 - 06:18 AM

Wow, congratulations! Can I view even 10% of that with my Z8? :D

#10 alrosm

alrosm

    Viking 1

  • -----
  • Posts: 727
  • Joined: 27 Jul 2010

Posted 02 March 2011 - 04:44 AM

Great job.

#11 Jared

Jared

    Fly Me to the Moon

  • *****
  • Posts: 6,365
  • Joined: 11 Oct 2005

Posted 05 March 2011 - 02:37 PM

Thanks, all!

#12 Yannis

Yannis

    Vostok 1

  • -----
  • Posts: 182
  • Joined: 07 Sep 2010

Posted 23 March 2011 - 10:02 AM

Congratulations Jared!

My attempt to capture M81 with similar equipment a couple of months ago, was much worse. So I can really appreciate what part of your picture's quality is due to equipment and what part is personal experience.

Congratulations again!

#13 tclehman1969

tclehman1969

    Messenger

  • *****
  • Posts: 406
  • Joined: 18 May 2010

Posted 30 March 2011 - 04:14 PM

That is incredible! Nice shot.


CNers have asked about a donation box for Cloudy Nights over the years, so here you go. Donation is not required by any means, so please enjoy your stay.


Recent Topics






Cloudy Nights LLC
Cloudy Nights Sponsor: Astronomics