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M101 - Hyperstar 4 WITH FILTER WHEEL

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#26 Ladyhawke

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Posted 17 March 2019 - 04:11 PM

Sam:

 

You probably know about it already, but I believe the end of this video discusses your M101 image on the YouTube channel known as Astrobackyard:

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=Toswqu7XxIo

 

If your last name is Nagle, and you're in Ohio, I suspect that is your Instagram-posted image he discusses.

Hi Dan,

 

Yes, that was me he was talking about!


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Posted 16 January 2020 - 07:47 PM

Hi Sam, I can't believe this! Whatever I am looking for, somehow leads me to one of your posts here smile.gif Sometimes I feel like I am just repeating every single step you have done! Thank you and all of the active members here to provide a lot of useful information for free and CN for providing such a great place; it is a heaven for amateur astronomers.


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Posted 16 January 2020 - 07:51 PM

Thats really cool but I do wonder how much different exposures would be using an F4 reducer if you have that much obstruction?



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Posted 16 January 2020 - 07:53 PM

Great capture Sam. I really like the color balance between the arms and the Ha. 

 

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 01:13 PM

Great capture Sam. I really like the color balance between the arms and the Ha. 

 

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 01:14 PM

Thats really cool but I do wonder how much different exposures would be using an F4 reducer if you have that much obstruction?

The obstruction is actually very minimal, I know it looks like a lot in the picture but the ZWO mini FW goes just a tiny bit over the Hyperstar itself.



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Posted 17 January 2020 - 01:16 PM

Hi Sam, I can't believe this! Whatever I am looking for, somehow leads me to one of your posts here smile.gif Sometimes I feel like I am just repeating every single step you have done! Thank you and all of the active members here to provide a lot of useful information for free and CN for providing such a great place; it is a heaven for amateur astronomers.

Ha, that's funny. Yes, I am curious by nature so I had to experiment with pretty much everything out there (I still need a Reflector though). I'm glad my experiences were helpful to someone.

 

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 03:03 PM

Awesome!  Looks like the filter wheel really didn't affect the image.


I just ordered a RASA 11.  I now wonder if I can use my filter wheel as well.  

What size filters are you using?  I have 1 1/4" so that might be a problem.



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Posted 18 January 2020 - 06:11 AM

Awesome!  Looks like the filter wheel really didn't affect the image.

I just ordered a RASA 11.  I now wonder if I can use my filter wheel as well.  

What size filters are you using?  I have 1 1/4" so that might be a problem.

I don't have any experience with the RASA but if there's enough back focus and you can get the adapters to make the back spacing work, I don't see a problem.




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