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What a difference a year makes

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#1 JamesTX

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 01:36 AM

A little over a year ago I picked up a my first real imaging related scope and camera, a sv70t and an asi178mm cooled.  Prior to this I was using a 6" newt on an AVX with an unmodded D5300.  I'm still using the AVX.. squeezing as much as I can out of it.. hopefully to be replaced by the end of the year.

 

Anyway.. one of the first images I took with this combination was M16. This is RGB only, 90" exposures, total of 6 hours.

 

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Here's my latest, this time in SHO, 180s exposures with a total of 13 hours

 

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I've learned a lot over the past year thanks to my club and this forum.  Looking forward to continued learning and improving my skill.


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#2 Jon Rista

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 03:37 AM

I think that is one of the most significant improvements in a year that I've seen. Very well done! 


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#3 descott12

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 06:09 AM

Awesome eagle!


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#4 terry59

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 06:51 AM

Excellent progression

 

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#5 Ed D

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:58 AM

I actually like both images, but your latest one is superb.  Nice job!

 

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#6 JamesTX

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 10:52 AM

Thanks guys.  I'm looking forward to seeing how next years eagle comes out :)




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