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Jun11 CN Sketching/Imaging Contest Poll!

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Poll: Jun11 CN Sketching/Imaging Contest Poll! (31 member(s) have cast votes)

Which Image/Sketch is our Winner?

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 09 July 2011 - 07:20 AM

Welcome to the June 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 July 15th at midnight.

Here are the entries for June!

Beginning Imaging's Finalist - zerro1:

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Somewhere in the Sadr Region

10 X 4 minutes
AT65EDQ Scope
QHY8 Camera
LXD75 Mount
Calibrated with Flats and Bias
Calibrated and Stacked in Images Plus
From an Orange LP zone
Guided with PHD



DSLR & Digital Camera Astro Imaging & Processing's Finalist - jsigone:

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Here's my version of the eagle

Location: San Diego,CA

Hardware:
Scientific Explorer 152mm Mak-Newt F4.8
Celestron ASGT5 mount
Canon XS (self mod) with Astronomiks CLS-CCD clip in
50mm Autoguider/SSAG

Settings:
120mins of data
ISO 1600, 15x 8min lights, 10 darks& 0 flats

Software:
Nebulosity 2, CS4, Fitworks, DSS



CCD Imaging & Processing's Finalist - rumples riot:

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Object Corona Australis or NGC6729
Scope: TSA102
Camera: QSI583WSG
Mount: Paramount Me
LRGB 160 160 140 180
Captured in MaximDL
Processed in CCDstack and PS CS3



Solar System Imaging's Finalist - CosmicDave:

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Subject: Jupiter
June 29, 2011 at 0955UT
12.5" f8 homebuilt Newt, Astronomik RGB filters
DMK21 at 6500mm focal length



Sketching Forum's Finalist - nitsky:

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I sketched this image of M57 during the memorial day weekend, from my backyard observatory here in Cologne, N.J.
Was using my meade 16"lightbridge. Over the course of the evening used various eyepieces with the max. being 609X and combined to render this image.



Good Luck to all our finalists!
 

#2 nitsky

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Posted 16 July 2011 - 08:04 AM

rumples riot...CONGRADULATIONS! Apsolutely stunning. :bow:.
Clearskys,
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#3 CosmicDave

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Posted 16 July 2011 - 09:06 AM

Fantastic work Rumples Riot! A truly beautiful photo of a technically challenging target. Wow.
 

#4 zerro1

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Posted 17 July 2011 - 03:39 AM

Rumples Riot; Great work on that fantastic image! Congratulations on a well deserved Landslide!
 


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