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Mars - 21st September - C11 XLT and Altair 385c (From Ireland)

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#1 WicklowSkies76

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Posted 25 September 2020 - 03:55 AM

Not as sharp as my 2nd attempt at Mars which I posted here a while back but I think it's related to seeing. My best result was captured around 4:30am a month or so ago when Mars was higher. This was captured around midnight and Mars still had some way to go to reach it's highest point.

 

It's 6% of 15k frames. I used PIPP to order by quality and crop, then AS3! to analyse and stack, Registax for RGB alignment, wavelets and other cosmetic adjustments. I think I did some noise reduction and some further enhancements then in Lightroom.

 

Constructive criticism and harsh criticism most welcome as I am eager to learn :) - I feel like I should be getting better out of my equipment. I have a used ADC but I don't use it as I don't trust it, the lower glass element is loose and doesn't really twist when I adjust :(

 

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Posted 25 September 2020 - 05:05 AM

Very nice. Jetstream was strong last night so wouldnt expect the equpiment to be able to perform at its best.




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