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#1 Pete_xl

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Posted 23 February 2020 - 04:43 PM

I'd like to show you my portrait of the Horsehead Nebula with the weight on the boiling nebulas of IC 434:

 

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On Astrobin in full resolution:

 

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83 x 240s gain 139 h-alpha
18 x 120s gain 76 red
18 x 120s gain 76 green
18 x 120s gain 76 blue

ASI1600mmpro at TS 130/910 mm apo with 0.79x reducer.

 

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Posted 23 February 2020 - 04:45 PM

very nice!


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Posted 23 February 2020 - 09:58 PM

I can't believe it, I've never had this pleasure. the details are simply out of this world. I've been watching it for 10 minutes. It really is the most beautiful close up I have seen so far.


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Posted 24 February 2020 - 12:36 AM

Amazing amount of detail you got on the horse head! Fantastic job.


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Posted 24 February 2020 - 12:16 PM

very nice!

 

 

I can't believe it, I've never had this pleasure. the details are simply out of this world. I've been watching it for 10 minutes. It really is the most beautiful close up I have seen so far.

 

 

Amazing amount of detail you got on the horse head! Fantastic job.

Thank you John, James and Brian - glad you like it!!! smile.gif


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Posted 25 February 2020 - 02:47 PM

Very cool composition.



#7 Pete_xl

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Posted 26 February 2020 - 10:39 AM

Thank you Jim! Though I am very pleased by the result myself I am tempted to shoot a bunch of light frames of the Horse Head with the full focal length of my 130/910 scope to get even more details (I had used the 0.79x reducer in the actual image).



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Posted 26 February 2020 - 11:21 AM

Hi Peter,

 

very good Image with excellent details!

 

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Posted 26 February 2020 - 01:19 PM

Stunning result with a great view on the "red wall". It has sculptural look to it, which I like a lot. The acquisition time paid off.


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Posted 26 February 2020 - 04:18 PM

Hi Michael and Paul, glad you like it!

 

I wonder if I should shoot some more L frames without the reducer just for the horse head to maybe get even more details.

 

Pete



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Posted 01 March 2020 - 09:40 AM

Hi Michael and Paul, glad you like it!

I wonder if I should shoot some more L frames without the reducer just for the horse head to maybe get even more details.

Pete

It already has a lot of good detail. But that could be the cherry on the cake ;)

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Posted 02 March 2020 - 04:29 AM

I like cherrys, Paul grin.gif

 

Hey! I actually see, that you live right around the corner! My scope stands in Ascheberg. Hello neighbor!

 

Cheers

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Posted 02 March 2020 - 03:30 PM

Superb! Details are incredible!



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Posted 02 March 2020 - 03:31 PM

Wow just WOW! Beautiful image



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Posted 02 March 2020 - 04:02 PM

Outstanding image, very well done!



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Posted 02 March 2020 - 04:20 PM

You HAVE to make that a wall hanger !!!

Nice work..

 

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Posted 02 March 2020 - 05:14 PM

I like cherrys, Paul grin.gif

Hey! I actually see, that you live right around the corner! My scope stands in Ascheberg. Hello neighbor!

Cheers
Pete

Hello :). We already mentioned that in an other thread a few month ago ;). I remember that because I was suprised to see someone living in a place so close to my small city compared to the reach of CN and its focus on North America. Or maybe that was on AstroBin. I am not sure.

So where do you get those clear nights from? Has Ascheberg its own climate zone? ^^ Or are you also imaging throughout the week? I definitly need to think about some stationary construction for my scope in the backyard.

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Posted 04 March 2020 - 04:30 AM

Hello smile.gif. We already mentioned that in an other thread a few month ago wink.gif. I remember that because I was suprised to see someone living in a place so close to my small city compared to the reach of CN and its focus on North America. Or maybe that was on AstroBin. I am not sure.

So where do you get those clear nights from? Has Ascheberg its own climate zone? ^^ Or are you also imaging throughout the week? I definitly need to think about some stationary construction for my scope in the backyard.

Hi Paul, sorry that I did not remember that we already had contact smile.gif .

 

My imaging time boosted after I started to set up a permanent shelter for the small scope on a balcony pillar. The name was "The Cube" and it wa just an 80cm x 80 cm x 80 cm box with a detachable top. With the arrival of the 130/910 mm scope I built a steel pier and used protecting big bags for one year to keep the setup permanently rigged up. BUt this was very risky. Since one year I have a little observatory on the balcomy called "The Cabrio". With the help of APT and now NINA I can use short sequences of clear sky also throughout the week. I even had successful sessions controlled fully remote via IPad while I was on a party.

 

Without the permanent setup and the sequencing software I would have only a small fraction of imaging time in comparison.

 

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Posted 04 March 2020 - 04:58 AM

Hi Paul, sorry that I did not remember that we already had contact smile.gif .

My imaging time boosted after I started to set up a permanent shelter for the small scope on a balcony pillar. The name was "The Cube" and it wa just an 80cm x 80 cm x 80 cm box with a detachable top. With the arrival of the 130/910 mm scope I built a steel pier and used protecting big bags for one year to keep the setup permanently rigged up. BUt this was very risky. Since one year I have a little observatory on the balcomy called "The Cabrio". With the help of APT and now NINA I can use short sequences of clear sky also throughout the week. I even had successful sessions controlled fully remote via IPad while I was on a party.

Without the permanent setup and the sequencing software I would have only a small fraction of imaging time in comparison.

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Thank you for the information in your setup! That shelter looks good to me. Gives me some ideas for this year ;).
If I am only able to use nights at weekends and days off, there is not a lot left. Especially if the moon also is a factor since I am using a OSC camera.
Your solution is definitly an option!


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