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  1. 19 points

    From the album: The next step.

    I like the flame nebula and the horsehead appearing was a bonus as well. approx 16 x 1min exposures canon 300D, 200p EQ5 - DSS.

    © Aenima

  2. 18 points

    From the album: Imaging Challenge #17 - Through the Eyepiece

    I just tried to see the moving of this object. I made 20 frames with my Huawei P10 smartphone, with the monochrome camera. My star tracking is not so sharp, I have alt-az mount, I used only 10 sec expositions at ISO 1600. The shots was taken in every 10-12 minutes in this time intervall: 00:16-03:53am 2018. 08.16. Celestron Nexstar 8 SE, 25mm plössl eyepiece (magnification 80x). Of course I used a good adapter too. Frames has added with Gif maker pro mobile application.

    © smisy

  3. 16 points

    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

  4. 15 points

    From the album: Imaging Challenge #15 - The Milky Way - Now Closed

    A 25 second exposure from a time-lapse taken over the cloud filled Caldera de Taburiente in La Palma in the Canary Islands. Mars is the red object to the left of the Milky Way. Saturn is in there too but is lost amongst the milky way. The bright lights hidden under the clouds are from the towns of Los Llanos and Tazacorte only about 7-8 miles away as the crow flies but about 90 minutes away by car! 25 sec at f/1.8, 14mm Sigma lens, ISO 3200, Canon 6D. The scene was illuminated by a crescent moon beyond the right of the image.

    © James Mackay

  5. 13 points

    From the album: Saxon M20325

    Saturn from the 11th of July. ZWO AS224MC, Saxon 8" Maksutov, SkyWatcher EQ6 Pro.
  6. 12 points

    From the album: The next step.

    Used the filter removed 300D primefocus on the 200p.

    © Aenima

  7. 11 points
  8. 11 points

    From the album: Imaging Challenge #15 - The Milky Way - Now Closed

    I was surprised by how intense the airglow was on this night at Yosemite. This was my first very dark sky I've seen, so it was incredible to see the milky way in all its glory. This is a five panel mosaic captured in Yosemite national park California on 7-7-18. Each panel is 30", ISO 5000, 11mm f2.8. Canon 7d MKII, Tokina ATX 116. Stitched and processed in Photoshop and lightroom.

    © Hunter Harling

  9. 11 points

    From the album: 2016

    single frame,120mm frac f5, 2xed barlow,450. iso 200,1.4000.
  10. 10 points
  11. 10 points

    From the album: Imaging Challenge #15 - The Milky Way - Now Closed

    All Sky Camera image taken just before sunrise around 3am.
  12. 10 points

    From the album: DSO

    My second stacked DSO picture. Still missing flats, but I'll be sure to have more time next time. 33x30sec lights, 9 darks.
  13. 9 points

    From the album: Planetary work

    This is a re-processed set of 159 images taken from a few years ago. Each image was generated from a 3 minute video. It shows Europa passing across the face of Jupiter casting it's shadow across the northern hemisphere. Telescope: Skymax 150 Maksutov with a TeleVue 2x Barlow lens and a Baader fringe killer filter. Camera: Canon 550D in 640x480 crop mode. ISO Auto at 1/60s exposure. Processing: Quality filtering and centring done using Pipp, stacking and wavelets processing done using Registax 6.

    © D Elijah

  14. 9 points
  15. 9 points

    From the album: Imaging Challenge #15 - The Milky Way - Now Closed

    Walking back from ynys llanddwyn as it just gets dark enough to see the milkyway. I stopped and took a selife :)
  16. 8 points
  17. 8 points
  18. 8 points

    From the album: Imaging Challenge #15 - The Milky Way - Now Closed

    Milky Way: Canon 6D + 28mm lens. 01 x 180 ISO 800. Nebulae: Canon 6D + Reflector Orion 254mm. 25 x 300 ISO 1600. Top left: War and Peace Nebula; Upper right: Lagoon Nebula. On the bottom left: Cat's Paw Nebula; Bottom right: Trifid Nebula. Piraí / RJ - Brazil.
  19. 8 points
  20. 8 points

    From the album: Planetary work

    This is the final animation made from 60 individual stacked images each made from 2 minutes of data taken duing the night of 13/14 March. The gap in the sequence was caused when my camera battery died. Recharging it took about 30 minutes. This took a lot of effort to process each image but it was well worth it. Strange to be converting the original video to a single frame, only to combine those frames to make a video... Scope: SW Skymax 150 F/D = 12 plus a 2x Televue Barlow giving an effective F/D ~ 24, I also used a Baader fringe killer. Camera: Canon 550D, 640X480 movie crop mode, ISO = 800, exposure = 1/60s. Processing: Each stacked image was made of 2 mins of video (7200 frames). The best 2000 frames were selected and decompressed in Pipp. These frames were sent to Registax where the were aligned using between 40 and 50 align points. The frames comprising the best 90% in quality were retained. The frames were stacked with 2x drizzle. RGB align corrected for residual CA, The first 3 wavelets were enhanced (interval = 1) and the gamma + colour balance were altered. Final gif frames were cropped and centred in Gimp and the gif was produced using the GNU/Linux convert command.

    © D Elijah

  21. 8 points

    From the album: Wales - Summer 2013

    © Copyright - Stephen Lloyd 2013

  22. 7 points

    From the album: Hyperstar and ASI 294 Pro

    Orion and Running Man. 60 x 10 seconds.
  23. 7 points

    From the album: Deep Sky III

    I decided to try to maximize detail by collecting a large quantity of Luminescence data and then applying strong deconvolution to the areas of high signal to noise. I also decided to try out Mure denoise, a Pixinsight routine that reduces camera noise. The final result is an LRGB and represents just over 17 hours integration time. I hadn't noticed before the rather strangely shaped fuzzies in the backgroud - have a look at the annotated version for IC4278 and the triangular shaped galaxy PC2292105.
  24. 7 points
    Astrograph RH200 F3
  25. 7 points
  26. 7 points

    From the album: Imaging Challenge #18 - Globular Clusters

    Telescope: William Optics FLT132 Guide Scope: QHY OAG Camera: QHY9 Mono @ -20c Filter Wheel: QHY 7 position Ultra Slim Filters: Baader 36mm unmounted L R G B, QHY HA OIII SII Guide Camera: QHY5L-II Mount: AZ-EQ6 Mount Control: EQASCOM Focusing: SharpSky Pro and Sequence Generator Pro 3 (automated) Bahtinov Mask: No Capture Software: Sequence Generator Pro 3 Guiding Software: PHD2 Calibration and Stacking Software: PixInsight Processing Software: PixInsight Number and Type of Data Frames: L= 13X5 min, 7X2 min, 4x30 sec Binning: 1x1 Total Image Time: 81 minutes Location: Lockleys Observatory B, Tanunda, Sth Australia Light Box by Exfso
  27. 7 points

    From the album: Imaging Challenge #15 - The Milky Way - Now Closed

    Captured at Yosemite National Park Ca. I lit the trees up briefly with a flashlight.

    © Hunter Harling

  28. 7 points

    From the album: Imaging Challenge #15 - The Milky Way - Now Closed

    I just tried to take some pictures about the Perseids, but I captured only a plane and milky way with some clouds. This gif made from 18 frames, taken with Huawei P10 smartphone, monochrome camera was used. ISO 1000, 30sec exposition each. Hirschegg im Kleinwalsertal, Austria.

    © smisy

  29. 7 points
  30. 7 points

    From the album: My (very amateurish) attempts at astrophotography!

    Milky way over the hills at Loch Earn. Even caught some faint aurora over the hill! (my intended target for the night!)
  31. 7 points

    From the album: The next step.

    I wanted to try again on this for a while now, a gap in the clouds recently gave me the chance although it was literally twenty minutes: 19 x 60sec subs with calibration frames taken indoors. Quite surprised with the image for such a short exposure time.

    © Aenima

  32. 7 points

    From the album: DSLR imaging

    From Burrough Hill in Leicestershire, June 2013. Canon 550D with a Tair 3S 300mm lens at f/4.5 mounted on a Skywatcher EG3 Pro Synscan. This is a combination of 20 frames, 2 mins each. Stacked in Deep Sky Stacker software. The lens is from an old Russian "Fotosniper" kit, and it has fantastic optical properties; very sharp even wide open. It has M42 mount so an adaptor is needed to mount it to the Canon.
  33. 7 points

    From the album: Galaxies

    M31 - Andromeda Galaxy L= 52 x 600s R= 15 x 600s G= 15 x 600s B= 15 x 600s Equinox 80 NEQ6 Pro Atik 383L+ Taken on the nights of 11th,14th,15th,17th,18th and 19th August 2012 Captured with Artemis. PHD Guiding Stacked, aligned with Maxim DL Flats, Bias and Darks applied. Processed with Pixinsight, MaximDL, Images Plus and Photoshop CS3.
  34. 7 points
  35. 6 points

    From the album: DSLR imaging

    Taken at Burrough Hill, Leicestershire, June 2013. This is a stack of 30 sub exposures, some 2 mins, some 3 mins. Stacked in Deep Sky Stacker. Canon 550D, Meade DS2102 refractor, Skywatcher EQ3 Pro Synscan.
  36. 6 points

    From the album: Solar System Objects

    Jupiter with two of its moons, Ganymede and Callisto, imaged with a Skyris 618C CCD through a 8" SCT at f33.

    © Mariusz Goralski

  37. 6 points

    From the album: Equipment

    After months and months of trying to improve guiding I have nailed it. The magic for me was putting an I.R. filter in the guide scope. This improved focusing beyond my dreams and hey presto 0.5 total error. Never got close to this figure ever.
  38. 6 points

    From the album: Deep Sky III

    I haven't come across this rather small and distant galaxy (NGC3294), so I thought I would give it a go ! At a distance of about 98 million light years, NGC3294 is located in the constellation Leo Minor. From Earth it occupies c2 x 1 arc minutes of sky, so its apparent size is quite small. It's a spiral galaxy with a slight bar at its center.. The LRGB image below represent 16 hours integration time and was taken with my Esprit 150.
  39. 6 points

    From the album: Imaging Challenge #15 - The Milky Way - Now Closed

    This image of the milky way over the Mountain of the Sun Zion National Park, lefthand side, is a single 30 second exposure. The red sedimentary rock formations really add to the image.

    © Hunter Harling

  40. 6 points
  41. 6 points

    From the album: Imaging Challenge #15 - The Milky Way - Now Closed

    25 second exposure, ISO 3200 Canon 6D, Samyang 14mm f/2.8 lens Taken at a local campsite (my local dark site) at a village event.

    © James Mackay

  42. 6 points

    From the album: Milky Way

    Took this in Aug at Rame Head Cornwall. Been looking for a sky like this for years, couldnt have asked for more.
  43. 6 points
    Never had much luck with this target, however last night (11/09/2016) the conditions were quite good what with the moon setting around midnight, relatively clear skies and M31's position in the sky. I managed to get 8x600s subs before the clouds rolled in - considering the relatively short integration time I'm quite pleased with the result and plan to grab more data as and when possible. Shot under dark skies from Surprise View Car Park in Derbyshire with QHY8L, SWED80, HEQ5, Orion SSAG. Processed in PI and PS. Thanks for looking! Rich

    © Richard Lawrence-Day

  44. 6 points

    From the album: 2016

    plane transit, single shot, potluck. kit 120mm f5 frac, 2x2inch ed barlow, 450d iso 100. thanks for looking ,clear skys charl.
  45. 6 points

    From the album: Deepsky Objects

    Captured with Astrotrac, TSAPO71Q and Nikon d5300. 199x90s approx. 5hrs.
  46. 6 points

    From the album: Obsy Build

    Where it is now. Inside has been clad in T&G 8mm from Wickes and a few bits left to do (floor, lights, power). But she works!
  47. 6 points
  48. 6 points

    From the album: Galloway Star Camp Images Nov 2012

    3x TV Barlow and Philips SPC900nc webcam. 1000 frames processed in Registax 6 and Photoshop.
  49. 6 points

    From the album: My starting out pics

    This is my third attempt at Andromeda Shot using Skywatcher Ed80 pro, Heq5 pro mount, with Canon 60D un-modded and un-guided this is a total exposure of 48 minutes, consisting of 48 lights at 1600iso, at 60seconds, 25 darks, 25 bias, 25 flats stacked in DSS and processed in cs6
  50. 6 points

    From the album: Starry Bob's Starry Shots

    Quite pleased with my first shot of Saturn, such an awe inspiring sight.

    © StarryBob

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