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#1 emadeg

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Posted 10 September 2020 - 04:09 PM

Hi guys, this is my last work on the red planet. This opposition is very lucky for me , i can observe the planet high in the northern sky ( 50+ degrees ), finally.
Dobson 20" Astrofaktorja ( thanks to Pawel Rojewski ) ,working at 0,057 arcsec/pixel with Barlow 3X and QHY 178 . Baader RGB filters

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#2 Moey

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Posted 10 September 2020 - 04:15 PM

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#3 Astrojensen

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Posted 10 September 2020 - 04:15 PM

That is just... Unreal. I'm lost for words. It's by far the best amateur image of Mars I've seen that has not been taken with a professional telescope. 

 

 

Clear skies!
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Posted 10 September 2020 - 04:15 PM

superb shot , nery nice work , thanks .


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#5 Jkaiser3000

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Posted 10 September 2020 - 04:43 PM

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That's all that comes to mind. Now, if you'll excuse me, I need to pick my jaw up from the floor

 

thanks for sharing


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#6 UT_JimW

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Posted 10 September 2020 - 04:53 PM

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#7 chubster4

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Posted 10 September 2020 - 05:24 PM

Amazing!!!  These had me blurting expletives I hadn't heard in years! 



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Posted 10 September 2020 - 05:30 PM

That’s unbelievably exquisite. The detail is outstanding. There is so much detail in the orange areas of the planet as well. I think it is the best amateur image I have seen. Congratulations.
Cheers Paul

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Posted 10 September 2020 - 05:52 PM

Amazing!!!!



#10 The_8_Bit_Zombie

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Posted 10 September 2020 - 05:58 PM

Holy moly, this is the best amateur photo of Mars I've ever seen. Seriously amazing work!



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Posted 10 September 2020 - 06:04 PM

Insanely good. Just goes to show it's both the size AND what you do with it that matters.



#12 Tulloch

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Posted 10 September 2020 - 06:45 PM

Excellent work, simply stunning :)



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Posted 10 September 2020 - 07:18 PM

WOOW ani I thought i was getting good images with my 16 inch f7



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Posted 10 September 2020 - 07:37 PM

Very impressive! Well done  



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Posted 10 September 2020 - 10:27 PM

Very, very good!

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#16 Mike Phillips

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Posted 10 September 2020 - 11:19 PM

And I'm just sitting here waiting for clear skies! :\



#17 le geolois

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Posted 11 September 2020 - 03:54 AM

Hello
Congratulations!! very beautiful images with details that swarm everywhere.
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#18 leoyasu

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Posted 11 September 2020 - 08:44 AM

Beyond words, amazing! Score for planetary imaging with dobsons! I just saw you use OnStep to track, it's Alt.Az. tracking or something like an equatorial platform?



#19 emadeg

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Posted 11 September 2020 - 09:27 AM

Yes it's an Alt-AZ system. Quite smooth and affordable



#20 umbarak

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Posted 11 September 2020 - 10:08 AM

Just amazing!!!!

 

Have to give it a read about planetary imaging with a Dob!



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Posted 11 September 2020 - 11:21 AM

Amazing work. You are at the threshold of perhaps recording the Huygens crater. It is possible from Earth.


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Posted 11 September 2020 - 04:28 PM

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Posted 11 September 2020 - 05:35 PM

This is amazing! Thank you for sharing with us



#24 Pete Gorczynski

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Posted 11 September 2020 - 07:13 PM

Beautiful image! Is there a cloud over Arsia Mons? It difficult to tell for certain in the RGB image. Would you be be able to post the blue channel?

 

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Pete G.

 



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Posted 11 September 2020 - 10:43 PM

It is indeed an orographic cloud. This kind of image makes me want to take a hammer to my scope! Congratulations!




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