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mars 11-28-22 under poor seeing

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#1 Cfeastside

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Posted 28 November 2022 - 10:15 AM

2022-11-28-0753_1-L-mars wavelets linear 1_P8 web sharpened.jpg

 

11-28-22 mars best frame screen capture.png

 

some pretty bad seeing early this morning/last night but my chances for imaging after tomorrow night will likely be limited due to incoming storm cycle rest of the week.

 

this is the best 8% of a single ser file.  i wonder how much of my local crappy seeing is due to all the wood stoves in the neighborhood???  i don't run mine when imaging. wink.gif. i've also included a screen grab from autostakert of the best frame.

 

Diameter=16.42"
Magnitude=0.83

FocalLength=3350mm
Resolution=0.23"

Frames captured=71073
File type=SER
Binning=no
ROI=272x258
FPS (avg.)=197
Shutter=5.059ms
Gain=256 (42%)

 

c11 on cgx

asi 224 mc w/ir cut filter

TV 2x barlow

 

autostakert 3, registax for wavelets, photoshop for tonal corrections (curves, color bal, vibrancy/saturation) and final sharpening


Edited by Cfeastside, 28 November 2022 - 10:23 AM.

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#2 RodgerDodger008

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Posted 30 November 2022 - 08:52 AM

Particles in the air from wood fires are a nightmare, would say you are spot on about quite a contributor to your seeing.

Well done for trying, not bad considering the conditions.
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Posted 30 November 2022 - 10:16 AM


i wonder how much of my local crappy seeing is due to all the wood stoves in the neighborhood???

 

 

 


Particles in the air from wood fires are a nightmare

 

 

Likely didn't impact the seeing per se, but particles for sure. Likely impacted overall transparency.

 

I was out two nights ago trying to image Mars and here's how thick the smoke was from my neighbor's outdoor wood stove. Collimation laser beam was solid.

 

smoke-laser.jpg

 

Probably not great for the mirror coatings....


Edited by CrazyPanda, 30 November 2022 - 10:19 AM.

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