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    From the album: Mars

    Night of the 9th October 2020. A clear night but unfortunately the Jet stream conspired to make images wobble like jelly on a plate! A stack of 9mins of RAW video clips. 127mm Meade Apo Refractor with 3x Barlow and QHY5-11 colour planetary camera. The best of a poor set of clips.
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    From the album: Mars

    A stack from another AVI video taken on the 19th September 2020. 127mm Meade Apo refractor and x3 Televue Barlow, QHY5-11 colour Camera. 3min video best 500 frames. Taken on board Pete Presland's advice - muted colour and less sharpening. Also reverted to Autostakkert2 plus Registax6 wavelets.
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    From the album: Megrez 72

    M31 25 x 5mins Williams optics megrez 72 Cannon Eos 40d
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    From the album: Saxon M20325

    Jupiter and the Great Red Spot with Oval BA, Io moon transit and the first Jupiter outbreak. 8 Stacked images from the 28th of April 2020. Captured in SharpCap 3.2, aligned and stacked in AutoStakkert 3, wavelets and resized larger in RegiStax 6, edited in PaintDotNet. Saxon 8" Maksutov Cassegrain, ZWO ASI224MC, SkyWatcher EQ6 Pro.
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    Taken with 12" f/4 OO Newt, *2.5 Barlow, ASI120C camera, best 1000 frames out of 5000, Autostakkert! sharpened image. No filters.
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    From the album: Peggson's astrophotos

    I shot this yesterday from a Bortle 6 backyard. Edited in Pixinsight and Photoshop If someone here knows how to remove purple stars, please help me . I tried defringing but it didn't really work. Also the date is wrong should be 9.10.2020. lol

    © Peggson's photo

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    From the album: Deep Sky Imaging

    These nebulae are located in the constellation Corona Australis, between γ and ε Coronae Australis and features NGC6726, NGC6729 and NGC6723. This is not a popular group of objects or part of the sky, but I thought that the combination of reflection nebula crossed by a dark nebulae make an interesting image. This image was exposed through my Celestron 8" SCT (at F10), on the CGEM mount with my full spectrum modded and cooled Canon 40D DSLR for a total exposure time of 5 hours, 59 minutes and 30 seconds.

    © Mariusz Goralski

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    From the album: Observatory 17b

    The Crescent nebula ngc6888 In Ha and O3 bicolor Imaged on Aprit 31th, 1-3, 6-7 and 12-13 of September 2020 with ASI1600mmc at -20C and using 300 gain and 50 offset A total of 137 minutes of Ha subs + 117 minutes O3 subs makes this a 4h and 14m min integration. Hope You Like, Clear skies /Magnus_e
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    From the album: Deep Sky III

    The dark nebula LDN982. The LRGB image represents 15 hours integration time.
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    From the album: Deepsky

    Horsehead and Flame Nebula in Orion. TS72 APO + TS72flat on a Nikon d610 432mm /f6/ iso800 6hrs 24min. Data acquired over 2 nights. Tracked with the SA

    © Ken Mitchell

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    From the album: Deep Sky III

    M94 is approximately 17 million light years distant and contains both inner and outer rings. Star formation occurs in both rings but is mainly concentrated in the inner ring which is also known as a starburst ring, within this region, the rate of star formation is occurring so fast that it will exhaust the available interstellar gas supply well before the death of the galaxy. The extensive outer ring contains about 20% of the galaxies mass and consists of spiral arms when viewed in IR/UV, however, in visible light it appears as a halo. Exactly how the outer ring formed is subject to debate. Past theories include gravitation interaction with a nearby star system or accretion of a satellite galaxy, however, problems have been identified with each of these theories. It is also strange that in 2008 a study indicated that M94 also seems to have little or no dark matter, which is very odd since it is inconsistent with current galaxy formation models. So, all in all, a very mysterious object.
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    From the album: Deep Sky Imaging

    I managed to get some time to process another of my images exposed in January/February 2020. This was the last image when my USB port on my Astro40D failed. This happened while imaging this scene but it happened toward the end of the imaging plan so I got almost the subs that I wanted. The total exposure time was 16 hours and 16 minutes in ISO1600 for all of the subs, RGB, (OSC through the UV/IR Cut filter), HAlpha and OIII. Imaged through my 8" SCT at f6.3, 1280mm FL.

    © Mariusz Goralski

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    From the album: Deep Sky Imaging

    The Sculptor Galaxy, also known as the Silver Coin or Silver Dollar Galaxy, NGC 253, an intermediate, starburst spiral galaxy in the constellation Sculptor, about 11.4 million LY away, undergoing a period of intense star formation. This photo was imaged in natural color through my 8" Celestron SCT at 2032mm focal length using my astro-modded and cooled canon 40D DSLR and tracked with a CGEM mount. I imaged this galaxy when the moon was nearly at first quarter and in the same general direction as the galaxy, so I used the Neodymium filter (AKA Moon and Skyglow filter) instead of the UV/IR Cut filter to try and control the moon glare, I think it worked. Total exposure time was 5 hours 41 minutes.

    © Mariusz Goralski

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    From the album: Saxon M20325

    Saturn from the 11th of July. ZWO AS224MC, Saxon 8" Maksutov, SkyWatcher EQ6 Pro.
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    From the album: Imaging Challenge #17 - Through the Eyepiece

    I made a 61 seconds long video, and with Gif maker pro application a Gif from this video. Huawei P10 smartphone with Celestron Nexstar 8 SE, 25mm plössl eyepiece, Alt-az mount. Taken at 2018. 08. 01. 00:49. Hirschegg im Kleinwalsertal. Moon was 79 % illuminated.

    © smisy

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