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#1 Toddeo

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Posted 21 May 2020 - 03:43 PM

Went out -again at 3:30 am. Seeing was a little better. Taken with the same rig: "69 Standard Q(Quartz) and ASI178MC and a few with the Ni5.

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Edited by Toddeo, 21 May 2020 - 04:46 PM.

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#2 Wisconsin Steve

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Posted 21 May 2020 - 03:47 PM

Very nice, and motivating as well!



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Posted 21 May 2020 - 03:49 PM

Nice series of captures. Wonderful detail on Mars despite the challenging size. Well done!

 

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Posted 21 May 2020 - 04:29 PM

Another set of amazing images, Toddeo!  Thanks very much for sharing - keep 'em coming!

 

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Posted 21 May 2020 - 06:04 PM

I'm only sorry that I can only like them once! :applause:


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Posted 21 May 2020 - 06:43 PM

Also, like your recent Mars photos, with a 2x Barlow?
I'm going to experiment with my 1.5x and 2x Barlow with a QHY5-ii.

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Posted 21 May 2020 - 06:47 PM

Thanks-all!  What's surprising is, I can sometimes get better results using the "cheaper" Celestron Ni5 camera than my ZWO's. The first two images were taken using the Neximage5 camera.



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Posted 21 May 2020 - 10:03 PM

Again, wonderful images!

 

We'll have to keep this thread in mind the next time someone starts another thread along the lines of "is buying a Questar worth it?"


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Posted 22 May 2020 - 10:35 AM

Such a great joy to look at those images Toddeo bow.gif



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Posted 22 May 2020 - 06:38 PM

Very nice pics! Thanks for sharing!waytogo.gif waytogo.gif



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Posted 24 May 2020 - 03:14 AM

I also love the movement of the moons and red spot between shots. Outstanding action sequence.


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Posted 26 May 2020 - 07:42 AM

All of your images are very good.  I was surprised at the detail you were able to capture in the Mars image.  Thank you for showing your work.




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