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#1 rigel123

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Posted 21 February 2020 - 04:25 PM

Pretty quiet up there today and seeing wasn't quite as good although there were some moments!  This was a fairly large field of small, faint proms that show some nice activity.  I still have a small spike prom to process to see if there was anything interesting to look at that I'll get to later.  This was at full resolution so was only able to get 50 fps for 300 frames to make each frame for the animation.  This represents 45 minutes in real time.  Lunt LS60T in SS, Skyris 236M, iOptron CEM25P

 

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Posted 21 February 2020 - 04:32 PM

Nice raining prom!

 

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Posted 21 February 2020 - 04:44 PM

Thanks Marty!


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Posted 21 February 2020 - 06:29 PM

What always boggles my mind is just how huge even the smallest proms are.   Bigger than the earth, most of them. 

That's quite a pyrotechnic storm !



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Posted 21 February 2020 - 06:35 PM

What always boggles my mind is just how huge even the smallest proms are.   Bigger than the earth, most of them. 

That's quite a pyrotechnic storm !

Absolutely!  That smallest one on the left is probably 2 to 3 times the size of the Earth.  I would need to put my Earth icon next to it to see for sure.  That tall prom on the right was really moving during that time span!



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Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:10 PM

Wow, great animation. That "raining" prom on the right is fascinating to watch.

 

So you stacked 300 frames over six seconds for each still frame in the animation? That's a lot of post processing. How many frames are in the animation?


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Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:20 PM

Fascinating is right! Great stuff, Warren.


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Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:22 PM

Like singing in the rain. Great animation again Warren.


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Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:49 PM

Wow, great animation. That "raining" prom on the right is fascinating to watch.
 
So you stacked 300 frames over six seconds for each still frame in the animation? That's a lot of post processing. How many frames are in the animation?

 
Thanks, actually took 300 frames every 60 seconds over a 45 minute time period so there are 45 frames in the animation. Yep, a couple of hours for post but luckily Autostakkert for aligning and stacking and IMPPG for sharpening handle a lot of the work since I can batch all of the AVI's in Autostakkert and all of the resulting TIF's in IMPPG.
 

Fascinating is right! Great stuff, Warren.

 
Thanks!
 

Like singing in the rain. Great animation again Warren.


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Posted 21 February 2020 - 09:50 PM

superb animation,
I'm curious to know how long it takes to make an animation like this.



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Posted 22 February 2020 - 03:23 AM

Beautiful animation Warren.



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Posted 22 February 2020 - 07:42 AM

superb animation,
I'm curious to know how long it takes to make an animation like this.

 
Thanks Sunnyday! Processing time is probably a couple of hours which may include adjustments to the histogram, noise reduction, blackening the disk to each individual frame, etc. I can shorten this time by eliminating some of those steps but I don’t mind the time spent doing those little extras!
 

Beautiful animation Warren.


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Posted 22 February 2020 - 09:48 AM

Warren, You are the Animation Man! waytogo.gif

 

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Posted 22 February 2020 - 09:59 AM

Warren, You are the Animation Man! waytogo.gif

 

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Thanks Rick!




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