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Jul11 CN Sketching/Imaging Contest Winner!

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 06:41 PM

I am pleased to announce the winner of the July 2011 Cloudy Nights Imaging and Sketching Contest - CCD Imaging & Processing's Finalist - Oleg Bryzgalov:

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"Ghost nebula" in Cepheus (Sh2-136, vdb-141)

This picture was photographed on July 6-8, 2011 in the Crimea (Ukraine) during the festival of amateur astronomy, "Southern Nights 2011" (600 m above sea level)

Equipment: reflector S&D 254 mm. f/4.7 (New carbon tube!), Mount WhiteSwan-180, camera QSI-583wsg, Tevevue Paracorr. Off-axis guidecamera Orion SSAG.
RGB filter set Baader Planetarium.
L: 20x600 sec., RGB: 10x600 sec. each filter, all unbinned.
Processed Pixinsight and Photoshop CS5.
Center crop, size 50%
Oleg Bryzgalov, Ukraine.

Oleg Bryzgalov, congratulations on your win! Your winning image has been added to the Gallery of Imaging/Sketching Contest Winners and will be posted on the front page of the CN website for all to enjoy!

Charlie


#2 Oleg Bryzgalov

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Posted 17 August 2011 - 02:48 AM

Thank you, Charlie!
Thanks and greetings from Ukraine to all our colleagues on a hobby!
Oleg.

#3 nitsky

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Posted 17 August 2011 - 04:49 AM

An absolutely incredible image Oleg! Congradgulations on your' victory.
Clearskys,
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#4 Oleg Bryzgalov

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Posted 17 August 2011 - 11:56 PM

Thanks, Dave!
Now that the contest is completed, I can give a direct link to the full image: http://olegbr.astroc...136_full_v3.jpg


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