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#701 rkelley8493

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Posted 26 February 2021 - 09:56 AM

rkelley I really love your photosbow.gif , but please clean that dot of dust on the lower left cornerlol.gif

 

Is it on the phone maybe or any particular eyepiece or barlow?

 

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Thanks Ste!

I know.. My phone is busted up ohmy.gif.. I've tried on several occasions to get the spots removed, but I think they're scratches on the camera lens itself.

The lens shield cracked a while back, so I removed it in order to keep taking photos. Only problem with that is that the bare lens is exposed to the elements, so there's nothing to protect it from dust, dirt, and scratches.


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Posted 26 February 2021 - 03:57 PM

rkelley I really love your photosbow.gif , but please clean that dot of dust on the lower left cornerlol.gif

 

Is it on the phone maybe or any particular eyepiece or barlow?

 

Ste

I'm fine with imperfections in this post - it shows honesty.  Consistently great images from rkelley!!


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Posted 27 February 2021 - 03:06 AM

I wish I could take a single clear picture of the Moon. So yes, the rkelley pics are awesome!

 

There was so much turbulence going on tonight that the short videos looked like someone was shaking the telescope. Anyway, here is what I could manage with 1 minute of video, converted in PIPP and stacked in AutoStakkert. Used the C11 with a 41mm Panoptic. Final adjustments in Photoshop.

 

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 03:44 AM

Sorry for posting without seeing this thread first!  I bought the celestron nexyz cell phone adapter for outreach about 5 months ago and this was my first opportunity to test it out.  This is a single frame taken through my 6" f/5 on a driven cg-4, 2x barlow, 25mm HD ortho eyepiece, and an old cell phone.  I know it is a bit washed out due to low altitude, being a single frame, and with the full moon phase.

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 02:54 PM

Here's something a bit different.  This is one of the photos that I took of the rising, 93%-illuminated, gibbous Moon with my iPhone while taking a walk on Wednesday.

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 02:57 PM

Here's another one.

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 05:47 PM

I took the following three iPhone shots on Thursday evening.

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 05:48 PM

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 05:49 PM

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Posted 28 February 2021 - 01:15 AM

Many thanks to Dave Mitsky for calling my attention to this fascinating thread.  smile.gif
 

These lunar images were taken with my 3.5" Questar 50th Anniversary Maksutov Cassegrain telescope and iPhone SE camera.
 

The large crater in the center of the second image is Copernicus, 58 miles in diameter. The smallest craters in the image are about 1 mile in diameter.​
 

Here is the technical data on the first image :
 

3.5" f/14.6 Questar Maksutov Cassegrain telescope, 24mm Brandon eyepiece, iPhone SE camera, 200 exposures, kept the best 45 of the 200, 1/200th second exposures, ISO 25. Stacked with Nebulosity 4, processed with Snapseed, Gimp, and Apple Photos.
 

 

And the second :
 

3.5" f/14.6 Questar Maksutov Cassegrain telescope, iPhone SE camera, 24mm Brandon eyepiece, and the internal 2X Barlow lens, 1/100th second exposures, ISO 25. I used the best 48 images from a run of 100. Stacked with Nebulosity 4, processed with Snapseed, Gimp, and Apple Photos.

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Posted 28 February 2021 - 01:16 AM

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Here are some photos of the Moon that I took after the Belt of Venus formed.

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Posted 28 February 2021 - 01:17 AM

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Posted 28 February 2021 - 01:30 AM

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Posted 28 February 2021 - 01:36 AM

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Posted 28 February 2021 - 09:02 PM

Here are a couple I just grabbed with my ES127 FCD100 and my iPhone 12 Pro. Amazing what we are able to capture with a cell phone in today’s age. I believe some of the darker spots in the middle might be some dust on the eyepiece or diagonal so i will have to give the scope some TLC tomorrow.

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Posted 28 February 2021 - 09:08 PM

Few more with a 5x Barlow and 25mm plossle

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Posted 01 March 2021 - 04:56 AM

Thanks Ste!

I know.. My phone is busted up ohmy.gif.. I've tried on several occasions to get the spots removed, but I think they're scratches on the camera lens itself.

The lens shield cracked a while back, so I removed it in order to keep taking photos. Only problem with that is that the bare lens is exposed to the elements, so there's nothing to protect it from dust, dirt, and scratches.

I'm sorry for the little bug, surely you 've cheked it wth a magnifier, if not even a binocular used reverse way is a powerful lens, just to be sure it is not possible to un-stuck it from the lens.

 

From the other side I want to clear out (I've seen that you understand me) that my words were on the good wave between mates (ok virtual but mates) no criticism at all, so apologize myself if my words did offend someoneflowerred.gif

 

Like I've already sad I really like your photos, sharp and well focusedwaytogo.gif

 

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Posted 01 March 2021 - 07:53 AM

Finally I has a couple of good nights in order to use my new S20 coupled with the C11, even more happy to been able to catch the elusive crater Drygalski number 94 in the Lunar 100bounce.gif .

(my mistake in the photo I've inverted I with y the correct name is Drygalski)

 

All photos are single shots edited with Snapseed app.

 

I'll never say again that the full Moon is not good for hi-res observations!

 

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Ste


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Posted 01 March 2021 - 11:38 AM

Finally I has a couple of good nights in order to use my new S20 coupled with the C11, even more happy to been able to catch the elusive crater Drygalski number 94 in the Lunar 100bounce.gif .

(my mistake in the photo I've inverted I with y the correct name is Drygalski)

 

All photos are single shots edited with Snapseed app.

 

I'll never say again that the full Moon is not good for hi-res observations!

 

attachicon.gifcrater Drigalsky Lunar 94.jpg

 

attachicon.gifCrater Hausen & Drigalsky.jpeg

 

Ste

Ste, Nice capture of Drygalsky on the limb with your C11!

 

Personally, I knew you weren’t knocking rkelley for that ‘spot’ in his recent images.  Actually, I thought the same for a bit of time but I quickly came to my senses and truly believe that  rkelley REALLY puts great care in selecting his equipment and that he couldn’t easily eliminate the infamous ‘spot’.  Kudos to rkelley for giving us insight into the issue with the cellphone camera!

 

Clear, steady nights.


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Posted 01 March 2021 - 11:56 AM

From the other side I want to clear out (I've seen that you understand me) that my words were on the good wave between mates (ok virtual but mates) no criticism at all, so apologize myself if my words did offend someoneflowerred.gif

 

Like I've already sad I really like your photos, sharp and well focusedwaytogo.gif

 

Ste

No offense/criticism taken smile.gif

No worries mate waytogo.gif


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Posted 02 March 2021 - 12:26 AM

Sorry for posting without seeing this thread first!  I bought the celestron nexyz cell phone adapter for outreach about 5 months ago and this was my first opportunity to test it out.  This is a single frame taken through my 6" f/5 on a driven cg-4, 2x barlow, 25mm HD ortho eyepiece, and an old cell phone.  I know it is a bit washed out due to low altitude, being a single frame, and with the full moon phase.

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Hi Ohmless, couldn't resist tweaking this pic, it has great bones! Did some tweaks in MS Photo editor

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Posted 02 March 2021 - 02:57 AM

More of the same, C11, 41mm Panoptic, one minute video converted in PIPP and stacked in AS. For some reason I did not need to make any adjustments in Photoshop besides cropping and sizing.

 

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Posted 02 March 2021 - 06:58 AM

The day before the full Moon offer a oblique look effect I love, something like fly toward a crater or feature you are looking/shoting at.

 

I found interesting the many short chains of impact are visible.

 

This winter is not like typical Mediterranean coast weather 90% of the time clear, is always cloudyfrown.gif  I had only 2 good nights, I envey the rkelly weatherlol.gif

 

I miss to well center Bailly crater and is a little bit out of the photo, single shot with S20 and C11 later edited with Snapseed.

 

Ste

 

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Posted 03 March 2021 - 08:56 AM

I thought I'd join Dave Mitsky and see if I could take a reasonable manual focus 'hand held' image this morning of Luna.  Canon EOS 5D III (full frame) @ f8, Canon EF 70-200mm L Series Fluorite + IS.  Took 3 images with 'spot' metering (through a glass window... too lazy to go outside in the cold).  

 

No post processing other than slight cropping in the 1st image and a bit more cropping in the 2nd. 

 

 Maybe better next time.. outside!!! smirk.gif

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Posted 03 March 2021 - 12:24 PM

looks fantastic.  well done there bud!

Hi Ohmless, couldn't resist tweaking this pic, it has great bones! Did some tweaks in MS Photo editor

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