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#1 EricCCD

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Posted 25 September 2021 - 05:16 PM

Hello,

 

Here are my takes on what I believe to be AR2871 and AR2872 (at least that's what I think they are). I tried a few combinations of focal length with the Quark, and settled on shooing the AR's with my Borg 90 at its native focal length.

 

Here is AR2871 (presumably), taken with an ASI174MM. Best 25% of 500 frames:
AR2871_ASI174.jpg

 

And here is AR2872, also with an ASI174MM, also best 25% of 500 frames:
AR2872_ASI174.jpg

 

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Posted 25 September 2021 - 05:18 PM

Afterwards, I realized that I could boost image scale using my ASI290MM, and gave that a try. Still with the Quark and Borg 90. I did bump up the capture to 1000 frames but selected only the best 25% for both:

 

AR2871:

AR2871_ASI290.jpg

AR2872:
AR2872_ASI290.jpg

 

Enjoy,

Eric


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Posted 25 September 2021 - 08:08 PM

Those came out great Eric, particularly the closeups!  I guess you set up after the brief rain!



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Posted 25 September 2021 - 08:19 PM

Very nice! great resolution on those !



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Posted 25 September 2021 - 09:13 PM

Those came out great Eric, particularly the closeups!  I guess you set up after the brief rain!

Thanks, Warren! Did it rain yesterday? I didn't set up today, but as the clouds broke I was thinking I could :)

 

Very nice! great resolution on those !

Thanks! As I alluded in my first shot, I tried different combinations with the Quark: the Borg with a 1.4X tele-extender, the Quark on a TMB-152; I even tried the Quark as a double-stack on a Lunt 50 front filter mounted on the Borg, but in the end, the Quark with the Borg at native gave the best visual views. I didn't try with a camera :)

 

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Posted 26 September 2021 - 05:51 AM

Thanks, Warren! Did it rain yesterday? I didn't set up today, but as the clouds broke I was thinking I could smile.gif

 

Thanks! As I alluded in my first shot, I tried different combinations with the Quark: the Borg with a 1.4X tele-extender, the Quark on a TMB-152; I even tried the Quark as a double-stack on a Lunt 50 front filter mounted on the Borg, but in the end, the Quark with the Borg at native gave the best visual views. I didn't try with a camera smile.gif

 

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Duh, I finally noticed these were from 9/24!  Yeah, we had a brief shower yesterday early morning so I didn’t setup either.  Hopefully we’ll see some action over the next few days!


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Posted 26 September 2021 - 01:08 PM

Duh, I finally noticed these were from 9/24!  Yeah, we had a brief shower yesterday early morning so I didn’t setup either.  Hopefully we’ll see some action over the next few days!

Looks like we may have a streak of weather for this! Not much for me after today though ---- work, ya know.... ;)


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