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Just for fun: Jupiter and Saturn with Tak FS-60c

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#1 TerryWood

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Posted 16 September 2020 - 10:45 PM

These were taken this evening with my Tak FS-60c and QHY462 camera. The seeing was so-so, but at this scale it's not a big deal. Just doing it for fun to see what I could squeeze out of 60mm. I was really surprised at how far you can push these scopes visually. The view seems to stay crisp no matter how high you push the magnification...until you run out of light. Really amazing to me. 

 

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Posted 17 September 2020 - 12:11 AM

Incredible. These look almost like textbook-quality photos from the 1970s which were made with large observatory telescopes. It's really amazing what you can accomplish with modern equipment and digital post-processing.


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Posted 17 September 2020 - 05:32 PM

Thanks db, too kind! I think I could've done a little better if there hadn't of been so much haze. I'm sure I'll give it another go this coming week. Thanks again! V/R Terry
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Posted 17 September 2020 - 07:45 PM

Incredible. These look almost like textbook-quality photos from the 1970s which were made with large observatory telescopes. It's really amazing what you can accomplish with modern equipment and digital post-processing.

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