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#1 Echo

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Posted 20 February 2004 - 10:12 PM

Welcome to the March Cloudy Nights Reader’s Gallery Submission Forum. Each month, we ask our CN members to submit your best photos.

This month's theme for this section is: Free form

For your photo entries, please provide a description that includes:
your First and Last Name;
Date of photo (can include the time);
Description (title) of the image;
Relevant photo information (exposure length and equipment used).

This is important! If you don't supply ALL information, we won't be able to use your photograph!!!!

Please note: due to copyright issues, all photos should be original (If they aren't then you will be banned from this section of the forum!).

This month's deadline is March 15th, at 1700 hours Greenwich Mean Time.
To facilitate the judging we respectfully ask that you not enter comments in the photo thread. You will find a commentary thread for the Lunar photo entries. Thanks and good luck!

 

#2 rodrake

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Posted 21 February 2004 - 09:48 AM

Just to get things started:

Richard Drake
Glendale, AZ
01/29/2004
Moon
76mm/f16 Achromat, 25mm Plossl, Olympus D460
Converted to greyscale and unsharp mask in PaintShop Pro

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#3 Suk Lee

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Posted 21 February 2004 - 03:00 PM

Jupiter and Moon
Nikon 300mm lens @ f4
Composite of 1/125 and 1/30s exposures on E200 pushed 1 stop
Shot at Pleasanton CA

Suk Lee

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#4 rodrake

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Posted 25 February 2004 - 09:51 PM

Richard Drake
Glendale, AZ
02/25/2004
Evening Moon thru Clouds
76mm/f16 Achromat, 25mm Plossl, Olympus D460
Color balance and unsharp mask in PaintShop Pro

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#5 Grizz

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Posted 26 February 2004 - 01:19 PM

I'll throw my eclipse pic in. :)

Craig Schriever
Nikon coolpix 995
40mm ep/Scopetronix digi adapter
10" LX200GPS f/10

Hi Res version Hi Res

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#6 Paulimer

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 12:15 AM

This is my entry for the lunar section.

Moon Age 23.
Taken on 13/2/2004, through my apartment's window, Hong Kong
Sky90, Or18mm afocal, Nikon Coolpix 4500.
3 frames stacked and processed in Photoshop.

A larger version can be viewed here: http://personal.city...trophoto/23.jpg

Regards,
Paul Ng

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 01:25 AM

Don Reed
27Feb2004
First Quarter Moon
Hardin DSH-10, 18mm Orion Epic ED-2, Olympus C-3040Zoom
1/60 second at f4, ISO 200 equiv, 1 frame
Contrast adjustment and unsharp mask in Photoshop

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#8 litespeed

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Posted 29 February 2004 - 06:38 PM

Daytime Moon
2/28/04 4:15PM
Olympus OM-1N / Skyview Pro 127mm Manually guided
Fuji Superia ISO 400
1/500 @ F/12

Scan of a print photo. Adjusted Contrast, Brightness and reduced and cropped the image in Photoshop 7.

I caught something next to it? Not sure what....

AJ Ricketts

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 05:39 AM

Moon up close and personal.

TOUCAM PRO SC
HELIOS EXPLORER 200MM REFLECTOR
10MM EP+ EP PROJECTION TUBE
400 FRAMES STACKED IN REGISTAX
LIGHT PROCESSING IN PHOTOSHOP 7 INC UNSHARP MASK AND DESPECKLE.

JAMES DYSON BLACKPOOL UK.

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 05:41 AM

MOON -PLATO

TOUCAM PRO SC
HELIOS EXPLORER 200MM REFLECTOR
10MM EP+ EP PROJECTION TUBE
600 FRAMES STACKED IN REGISTAX
PHOTOSHOP 7 UNSHARP MASK AND DESPECKLE

JAMES DYSON BLACKPOOL UK.

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#11 Charlie Hein

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 08:46 PM

Moon - Mar. 1, 2004 ~ 8:20pm Local Time
Photo by Charlie Hein, Weston, FL
Taken with Sony DCR-TRV30 camcorder
Afocally using 32mm Plossl Eyepiece
on an Orion Atlas 8 EQ Newtonian telescope
70 of 700 frames stacked in RegiStax

(right click and save to see full size image)

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#12 Charlie Hein

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Posted 02 March 2004 - 12:36 AM

Clavius, Tycho, Moretus and friends
image by Charlie Hein, Weston, FL
Taken with a Sony DCR-TRV30 camcorder
at full optical zoom, shot afocally
with a 32mm Plossl eyepiece
on an Orion Atlas EQ 8 Newtonian telescope

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Posted 02 March 2004 - 05:38 AM

Any one for a game of hole in one?

TOUCAM PRO SC
HELIOS EXPLORER 200MM REFLECTOR
10MM EP+ EP PROJECTION TUBE
250 FRAMES STACKED IN REGISTAX
LIGHT PROCESSING IN PHOTOSHOP 7 INC UNSHARP MASK AND DESPECKLE.

JAMES DYSON BLACKPOOL UK.

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Posted 02 March 2004 - 12:42 PM

TOUCAM PRO SC
HELIOS EXPLORER 200MM REFLECTOR
10MM EP+ EP PROJECTION TUBE
440 FRAMES STACKED IN REGISTAX
LIGHT PROCESSING IN PHOTOSHOP 7 INC UNSHARP MASK AND DESPECKLE.

JAMES DYSON BLACKPOOL UK.

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Posted 03 March 2004 - 09:47 PM

Richard Drake
Glendale, AZ
03/03/2004
Moon
76mm/f16 Achromat, 25mm Plossl, Olympus D460
Converted to greyscale and unsharp mask in PaintShop Pro

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Posted 03 March 2004 - 09:49 PM

Richard Drake
Glendale, AZ
03/03/2004
Gassendi and Mersenius
76mm/f16 Achromat, 25mm Plossl, Olympus D460
Converted to greyscale and unsharp mask in PaintShop Pro

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Posted 03 March 2004 - 09:52 PM

Got a few good shots and then clouds moved in...

Richard Drake
Glendale, AZ
03/03/2004
Cloudy Nights Moon
Olympus D460

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#18 Bill Grass

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Posted 07 March 2004 - 11:52 PM

Bill Grass
3-7-04
The Moon
Sony DSC-P71 digital camera through Orion ED80, 25mm TeleVue Plossl, & variable polarizing filter; adjusted size, brightness, contrast, & unsharp mask in Adobe Photoshop

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#19 synner

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Posted 08 March 2004 - 07:34 AM

Nick King 040307 21:35UT
Harrow, UK.
Taken with a ToUcam Pro 740K webcam and a 200mm SLR lens, piggy-back mounted on a Vixen VC200L and Losmandy GM-8. 240 recorded at 10 fps, all frames aligned, stacked and sharpened with Keith's Image Stacker. Final level adjustments made with the Gimp.

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Posted 08 March 2004 - 02:27 PM

this shot is taken trough a orion 80 EDequiped with a 32mm plossl
camera used is a medion 4mp
exposure was automatic
pictuer is cropped and processed in photoshop

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#21 stevie

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Posted 08 March 2004 - 02:30 PM

for this picture i used the same set up and method as above
i like the result tough :)

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Posted 08 March 2004 - 07:31 PM

Here is a shot of the Moon and Mars:

Date: 2/25/04 8:30pm CDT
Camera: Olympus C2040Z
Working Aperture: f/2.6
Exposure: 4s
Working ISO Speed: 100
Zoom: 3x
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Thanks, Tim Harincar




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#23 stevie

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Posted 09 March 2004 - 11:40 AM

moon and venus
exposure was automatic

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Posted 09 March 2004 - 01:27 PM

Thomas Williamson
Hyginus and Triesnecker. 8" f/7 newtonian and a Philips ToUcam Pro webcam with Televue 2x barlow and extension tube. August 18, 2003

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Posted 09 March 2004 - 09:44 PM

Carlos Andrade

Skywatcher 8" f/5 dob
Sony DSC-V1, 3-burst, auto mode
camera hand held to 30mm eyepiece
3 frames, stacked in registax 2
processed in photoshop (levels, selective colour and highlights/shadow)
12/02/2004


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