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#1 cometcatcher

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Posted 31 July 2021 - 11:56 PM

Jupiter and Saturn for the first of the month.

In the early hours between 12 - 1am. Nice and high at 81 degrees with good seeing. Saturn showing "bright ring effect" as it does near opposition. Jupiter with moon Io and shadow.

Skywatcher 300PDS 12" F5 Newtonian, Svbony SV305 standard version. Captured in Sharpcap, stacked in Autostakkert, processed in PS.

 

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Posted 01 August 2021 - 12:29 AM

I was just wondering about current seeing in Northern Au.  Looks to be pretty **** good! Great results and showing a real glow to Saturns rings as opposition is imminent. 


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Posted 01 August 2021 - 02:22 AM

I was just wondering about current seeing in Northern Au.  Looks to be pretty **** good! Great results and showing a real glow to Saturns rings as opposition is imminent. 

Seeing is usually very average here in winter. But last night was good, in spite of clouds!



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Posted 01 August 2021 - 03:37 AM

Very nice!! 

 

Total noob here, but do you use a barlow or drizzle function in AS!3? 
I can't get my head around the focal length... Your scope has 1500mm if I'm correct but this result is amazing.

 

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Posted 01 August 2021 - 04:17 AM

Very nice!! 

 

Total noob here, but do you use a barlow or drizzle function in AS!3? 
I can't get my head around the focal length... Your scope has 1500mm if I'm correct but this result is amazing.

 

Thanks

Dirk

Hi Dirk. I use an Svbony barlow to get to about F15 or 4500mm FL and Drizzle 1.5X or so.



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Posted 03 August 2021 - 02:51 PM

Spectacular work!



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Posted 03 August 2021 - 04:59 PM

Wow!! Very Nice!!

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Posted 04 August 2021 - 02:19 AM

Thanks MD11 and JMP.




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