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#1 Echo

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Posted 20 February 2004 - 10:14 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 DSO entries. Thanks and good luck!

 

#2 Charles

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Posted 20 February 2004 - 11:36 PM

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Posted 20 February 2004 - 11:44 PM

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#4 Suk Lee

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Posted 21 February 2004 - 12:45 AM

California Nebula
Nikon 300mm lens @ f4, AP900, ST2000 as autoguider, IDAS filter
3 x 25min on E200 pushed 1 stop
1/18/04 Pleasanton CA

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#5 Suk Lee

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Posted 21 February 2004 - 12:49 AM

Cone Nebula & Christmas Cluster in H-alpha
Takahashi Epsilon 160, AP900, ST2000, Schuler H-alpha
2.5 hours total exposure
Shot 2/10/04 in Pleasanton CA

Suk Lee

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#6 Suk Lee

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Posted 21 February 2004 - 02:01 PM

M51 + IC4263
18 Feb 2004, Enterprise, Al
TOA-130 and reducer, Sbig 10XME.
LRGB (L) 45 minutes

Imaging collaboration between Charles Hover and Suk Lee

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#7 Ralph McIntosh

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Posted 21 February 2004 - 02:53 PM

Flame and Horsehead Nebula
GSO 200mm F4 Newton / Canon 10D (DSLR)
8 x 288 Seconds ISO1600
20.02.2004 Herchenhainer Höhe / Germany

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#8 Ralph McIntosh

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Posted 21 February 2004 - 03:08 PM

M45 Plejades
GSO 200mm F4 Newton / Canon 10D (DSLR)
ISO800
2 x 4min
3 x 5min
2 x 8min
16.02.2004 Hanau / Germany

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#9 Charles

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Posted 22 February 2004 - 03:00 PM

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#10 DaveC

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Posted 23 February 2004 - 07:11 AM

here is my entry

Taken Feb. 20th
Dave Cornish, Kent Washington
M44 the Beehive cluster
Camera: Canon EOS digital rebel
Method: prime focus
Exposure: 374 seconds
ISO: 200
Guiding: hand guided using guide scope
Scope: Orion astroview 120ST refractor
Mount: Orion astroview equatorial mount

Notes: Used a photoshop technique to eliminate chromatic abberation


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#11 DaveC

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Posted 26 February 2004 - 09:38 PM

Title: m35
Dave Cornish. Kent, Washington.

Camera: Canon EOS 300D, ISO200, Exposure time 15 mins. Prime focus.
Scope: Astroview 120ST, 600mm fl, 4.7in ap, F/5.

Hand guided on EQ3 with dual drives and 80mm refractor guide scope.

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#12 Paulimer

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 12:00 AM

In head-on comparison with Suk... :jump:
California Nebula
26/12/2003, taken in Northern GuangDong, China.
FS60C with Sky90-flattener, manually guided 45min,
E200 push 1 stop.

A larger image can be viewed here: http://personal.city.../California.jpg

Regards,
Paul Ng

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#13 vid

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 08:42 AM

Sagittarius wide
Olympus OM2000, 70mm, f 5.6
Kodak E200,pushed 1x
Celestar 8 piggyback,manual guiding
exp. 25 min
June 2003, Croatia
Slide scanned,Neat Image and Photoshop used

Vid Nikolic

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Posted 03 March 2004 - 08:14 AM

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Posted 03 March 2004 - 08:17 AM

Here is one of them IC 1805.
Sky90 with reducer;
1 hour exposure;
Kodak E200 film (no push);
FS60C with Tak LG-3 eyepiece for guiding on EM10
Took in Xian Long near Beijing; China on 30 Dec 2002
Photo by KC Kong

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#16 Suk Lee

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Posted 03 March 2004 - 04:07 PM

M82 Cigar Galaxy
Shot 3/02/04 in Pleasanton, CA
Mewlon 250, ST2000/CFW8/AO7 @ prime, AP900
LRGB shot as 100 : 50 : 20 : 25 minutes binned 1, 2, 2, 2, no IR blocking on "L"
Processed with CCDOps, Maxim DL, AstroArt, Photoshop, RC Console, Sigma, and SGBNR

Cheers,
Suk

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#17 DaveC

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Posted 04 March 2004 - 01:57 AM

Title: Double cluster
Dave Cornish. Kent, Washington.

Camera: Canon EOS 300D, ISO200, Exposure time 27 mins. Prime focus.
Scope: Astroview 120ST, 600mm fl, 4.7in ap, F/5.

Hand guided on EQ3 with dual drives and 80mm refractor guide scope.

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Posted 05 March 2004 - 12:58 PM

Here's my pic for the comp!:) first ever pic of a messier.

M42
Helios explorer 200mm F/L 1000 F/5
Prime focus
Toucam Pro sc1(no fan)
Edited in Registax 2.1
8 Frames Stacked of .5 sec exposure's

James Dyson

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#19 MarkK

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Posted 05 March 2004 - 04:23 PM

Mark Keitel
November 19, November 20 2003
NGC 253
Tak FRC300 F/5.9, SBIG 10Xe, Optec IFW , Optec filters, AP 1200 mount, Tak FSQ with SBIG 237a for guider
L = 18 x 480 min
R = 13 x 360 min 2x
G = 13 x 360 min 2x
R = 13 x 360 min 2x


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Posted 07 March 2004 - 08:16 AM

Another California Nebula :grin:
Composite of 2 images
E200 film, exposures 30 minutes and 1 hour (no push)
Sky90 with reducer
FS60C with Tak LG-3 eyepiece for guiding on EM10
Took in Xian Long near Beijing; China on 29 Dec 2002

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Posted 08 March 2004 - 06:40 PM


Orion Nebula
Celestron Nexstar 8
F6.3 - 25second Single shot - Cannon Digital Rebel - PF
Taken : 03/06/04 9:55pm

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Posted 14 March 2004 - 12:17 PM

hi,

Here's an image of m97 taken last night 3/13/04 with a Vixen VC200L scope and a ST8e camera. It's a lrgb image 60:15:15;15 minutes exposure each channel. Processed in maximDl and PaintshopPro.


clear skies,

Larry Citro :)

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