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    What do you think? Good, bad, suggestions for improvement? This is my first image of M13 made up of about 4 hours of 2 minute exposures from the centre of light polluted Manchester. Skywatcher 150 AZEQ6-GT Mount Altair HyperCam 183C
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    Celestron Neximage 5 Solar System Imager, Celestron Nexstar 8i SCT.
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    This is beautiful too. Such a beautiful texture and I love the bright filament of yellow light near the top right.
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    I could see that image on the cover of a book. Fantastic composition
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    Love this! What a dramatic image! Thanks for sharing.
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    Dumbell - barely visible, but there is definitely something there Also bright summer sky doesn't help. Sky-Watcher Mercury 70/500 AZ310mm eyepiecehuawey honor 8A phoneiso 3200exposure 8sec manually guided
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    Thank you very much for your kind comment. I did not set out to image the Moon. I was setting up to image Venus and noticed the Moon much lower down and just above the false horizon created by the kitchen extension roof. It was so beautiful I decided to capture a composite image. I never think you can do justice to the quality of light and colour when you capture the Moon in twilight. But I keep trying! George
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    Amazing image wayne, this is a hard object to get dark areas to show. as orion is getting low in the sky, good image.
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    That is a beautiful image, I love the colour balance you have; it looks so natural. Jim
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    Great image, you did really well hand held.
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    Nice conjunction took this quick handheld snap with my Canon 600D at about f=300mm. Can never really do these beautiful conjunctions justice. Just goes to show what a fabulous bit of kit the eyeball brain combo is!
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    Wow--this is nice. It looks like it would look through the worlds best eyepiece. It may not be the most detailed image, but it evokes all the details. Quite amazing.
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    You have picked up a few galaxies as well. That must be taken with a fair focal length to get that lovely detail on the nebula. Pure LRGB or NB ??
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    Beautiful photo. I think I may have to look into AP
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    The above image created from the SDO 'Sun Today' (composite 171,211 and 304 angstrom filters) Credit for base data "Courtesy of NASA/SDO and the AIA, EVE, and HMI science teams." I really like this image as it appears to show Mercury within the corona.
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    THE DARK & LIGHT SIDE OF THE MOON
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    Re-Processed image of Horsehead Nebula
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    My HFD at 3.87 arcsecs per pixel is about 3.5, your HFD at 4.8 as/p is 5.99, so it might be worth giving your focus a tweak too. Michael
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    Refutes the perception by some that defocusing helps guiding. The PHD2 developers often have to tell users with problems to improve their focusing, going for minimum HFD reading in the Star Profile. Michael
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    Just after midnight this morning a camera on my 'meteor rig' snapped this Perseid shooting past Cassiopeia. Canon 400d -EFS 18-55mm lens at f=18mm - ISO 1600. - All on a Star Adventurer mount. Star field - 20x30 sec stacked lights layered with frame containing Perseid.
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    Wow, that looks like something taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
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    Some untold stories of today's Chromosphere.
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    "One of these is very large and a long way away, the other is much smaller but nearby" "No I'm still not getting it Ted" Composite of two images at different exposures to accommodate the wide dynamic range of luminosity of the two bodies. Canon 600D Canon camera with an EOS 90-300mm. telephoto lens at f=300mm. on a fixed tripod.
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    wow! thats impressive! what mount?
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    Lovely image! There's a wonderful intensity to the stars. Congratulations.
  36. 1 point
    M81 looks especially good here.
  37. 1 point
    First pic for me to see as new arrival. Nice welcome. lovely capture.
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    Satellites are generally lit for a short period as the sun's angle means it is reflected for a period and then the satellite goes back into the Earth's shadow. It could even be a piece of space junk. There's a lot of it up there.
  39. 1 point
    Probably an Iridium satellite flare.
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    Very Much. This was supposed to be stars. But no chance. Still this might have worked.
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    A very nice and delicate stretching, like I like them.
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    A Globular Star Cluster further out than the Magellanic Clouds. Gaia estimate - at least 65,000 light years. Fancied having ago at this for some time. Thought the Robotic Telescope on Mount Teide gave me the best chance of resolving dimmer stars. Credit: COAST robotic telescope - telescope.org - Open University. BVR filter set - one 3 minute exposure taken on 28th February 2019
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    You have some very nice images using your Evostar 120 achromat, I normally image with an ED80 but also have an Evostar 120 achromat. I am considering using and it after seeing your work look forward to the new season. One question have you ever used a 0.85 focal reducer with the 120 when imaging
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    They are lovely pictures Tim. It epitomises amateur Astronomy to me.
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    Tim, your sketches are superb and an inspiration! Looking through those on show makes me want to spend more time studying some brighter DSO's. Truly excellent! Mike
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    Super stuff, aethereal and delicate with a touch of fantasy.
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