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#1 wargrafix

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Posted 23 May 2020 - 03:48 PM

The seeing last night was quite good. Saturn and Jupiter were easy targets but Mars didn't get close to zenith so its not close as good as it could be.

 

Clouds were a problem early on, but cleared up nicely.

 

 

Gear: Celestron 9.25

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Jupiter ( derotation created and artifact with pieces of the moons)

 

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Saturn

 

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Mars

 

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Posted 23 May 2020 - 06:41 PM

A very good outcome there. Great to see more of your work!


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Posted 23 May 2020 - 06:57 PM

Beautiful captures!!!!!!



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Posted 23 May 2020 - 07:09 PM

Excellent Amrit..! waytogo.gif waytogo.gif waytogo.gif



#5 wargrafix

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Posted 23 May 2020 - 07:23 PM

Thank you kindly. The seeing was amazing before the targets had hit really high. Can I post 2 planetary nebulae? It really highlights the seeing

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Posted 23 May 2020 - 07:33 PM

Very good detail smile.gif Glad you are getting good seeing! I’ve been clouded since the 21st but fingers crossed it clears soon. 



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Posted 23 May 2020 - 07:41 PM

The rainy season has begun. So that means less chances to image. It sucks. But the flipside is seeing begins to improve

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Posted 23 May 2020 - 07:52 PM

I am uploading a video of the seeing. Anyone would like to see?


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Posted 23 May 2020 - 08:17 PM

always as beautiful one more than the other.
Saturn is resplendent.
well done and thank you.



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Posted 23 May 2020 - 10:48 PM

https://youtu.be/DnvbhG5Dlws

 

here is a video of the seeing. What do you think?


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Posted 23 May 2020 - 11:59 PM

Seeing video looks like it is showing great seeing to me Amrit , the video (as one might expect for a capture) appears a little dark, at least on my laptop. But there is wonderful detail and quite steady.  I am not sure how it compares to that at Singapore towers, Darren might chip in for that, or to what those in varied locations in the States or Europe are seeing but it would currently be amazing to see that in continental Canberra. 

 

Ah, now I feel a  bit frustrated and want to try early tomorrow morning when a rare break with less cloud coincides with a low  jet stream.  But I am taking the family on a 5 hour car trip that day to an interstate location, ....oh wait there are 10 knot winds at that time here, phew!!! ..... I probably just narrowly escaped coming down with one of those highly infectious cases of astronomical retail therapy that have been so prevalent in the community lately, ...either that or my frost bitten ring finger would have suffered a lot more.


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Posted 24 May 2020 - 01:27 AM

Amrit, those are excellent images.  The processing of your Jupiter images have significantly improved recently IMO.  I trust that the seeing was excellent, but to be honest, it's not coming through in your video.  This is often that case when trying to post videos that depict the capture conditions, because so much compression happens when you upload onto YouTube, that it really destroys the quality.  The images here speak for themselves though.  You don't get results like this in poor seeing.  



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Posted 24 May 2020 - 04:30 AM

Youtube compression obliterates the fine detail. It looks atrocious. lol



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Posted 24 May 2020 - 04:55 AM

Beautiful pics !



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Posted 24 May 2020 - 08:26 AM

The utube video looks about like the very best I have seen from here in Dallas. And you say the detail has been reduced by utube compression? Of course, I see Jupiter at 36 deg elevation vs. 58 deg elevation from Trinidad!
 

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Posted 24 May 2020 - 08:34 AM

Youtube flummuxed it. it looks like a pixelated mess. Any better sites for it? The video is 20 seconds long and is 1gb



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Posted 24 May 2020 - 09:13 AM

Did you change the utube video? It looks a little different now than it did earlier?

 

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Posted 24 May 2020 - 09:43 AM

No....let me check it out

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Posted 24 May 2020 - 09:44 AM

Still looks very low res

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Posted 25 May 2020 - 04:44 PM

Beautiful!  Love colors of Saturn



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Posted 25 May 2020 - 07:00 PM

Amrit, in this & the next 2 posts are 3 clips using frames from 3 different mono (r-filter) avi's to display 3 separate seeing situations. (CN file-size limits means 3 posts...)

 

Don't consider the titles because they were not made at the same time & graded so "very good" & "better" & "above average" are not comparisons with each other! lol.gif

 

One of them was actually from Jove at 27° without an ADC... wink.gif

 

#1:

 

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Posted 25 May 2020 - 07:01 PM

#2:

 

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Posted 25 May 2020 - 07:02 PM

#3:

 

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Posted 25 May 2020 - 09:54 PM

how did you make the clips?



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Posted 25 May 2020 - 10:03 PM

how did you make the clips?

Simple Amrit - AS!3 allows you to export/save any frame in a capture to a folder & then you can use P/shop etc to turn them into an animation.

 

With these I took a somewhat random selection of them to create these animations which are neither the best or worst sections of the seeing from each avi... wink.gif




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