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#1 Az Frank

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Posted 01 October 2020 - 04:13 PM

Being able to capture Mars in some very good seeing conditions here lately. Past couple of nights a little breezy but this night the air was still. Mars looking brighter and fuller as she reaches opposition. Cheers.

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#2 Foc

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Posted 01 October 2020 - 04:34 PM

Seeing where you are is surely Super compared to last night here.  Another excellent result from you!



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Posted 01 October 2020 - 05:23 PM

That is a very impressive image. It's hard to believe the seeing we are getting in the southwest this year, but I'm not complaining.



#4 Az Frank

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Posted 01 October 2020 - 06:12 PM

Thank you Foc, Thank you Paul. I think our unusually dry conditions of late may have something to do with our out of the ordinary seeing conditions lately. I'm with you Paul not complaining!



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Posted 01 October 2020 - 06:57 PM

That's an attractive image, Frank, but I'm a bit puzzled about something: you have some very fine details, like the little dark spots in the northwest, but all the details in the dark central region look heavily smeared or blurred.  Is that just a result of some not-so-great seeing, or was it a processing choice to improve the aesthetics of the image? I captured the same face yesterday, and while there's a lot going on in the darker region, I'd agree that it isn't all that pretty.



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Posted 01 October 2020 - 10:49 PM

Thank you Ray. Much appreciated!

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Posted 01 October 2020 - 10:52 PM

Very nice Frank..! waytogo.gif waytogo.gif




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