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  1. Wow this was a tough one for the judges - a very, very close run race with three images sharing 3rd place! Thanks to everyone who entered - it was a pleasure to look through these. Winners are: Orion belt, Flame, Horsey and the Great Orion nebula - Ha mosaic by moise212 IC 1396A (Elephant's trunk) by Epicycle Sh2-171 - Cannistra Bicolour by Uranium235 Cresent Nebula (NGC6888) by alan4908 The Wizard Nebula NGC 7380 by MartinB
  2. Stargazersonline.com any relation ?

    It is not related to SGL
  3. The theme for the eighth challenge - November 2017 - is Widefield! Start Date: 1st November 2017 End Date: 31st January 2018 Rules: We want to see images, videos, animations or sketches relating to 'Widefield' - please be as artistic or creative as you like We're hoping to see really wide field of views, mosaics, star trails etc.. Prize: £100 of FLO gift vouchers to buy some goodies with! Kindly provided by our sponsors FLO and a virtual trophy for your signature. -- RULES All data must be captured and processed by you (no collaborative entries). Data must be captured during the challenge start & end dates. Multiple entries are allowed but please start a new topic for each entry. Multiple submissions of the same image, processed differently, will not be accepted. -- To enter please start a new topic with your image in the ‘Imaging Challenge #8’ forum (each challenge will have it’s own). Please post as much information as possible - when it was taken, how it was captured and processed, etc. The info won't necessarily be used for judging but will help fellow SGLers looking to learn and improve their knowledge and technique.
  4. The solar eclipse winners including a joint third place Pelican, Moon and Sun by michael.h.f.wilkinson Total Solar Eclipse 2017 in 35 seconds... by Avdhoeven https://stargazerslounge.com/topic/299845-total-solar-eclipse-2017-in-35-seconds/ The Great North America Total Eclipse of 2017 by Leveye & Full eclipse animation by lukebl
  5. The solar and solar eclipse challenges have been the hardest to judge by far and the voting has been very, very close! Thanks to everybody who took party, there were some absolutely stunning entries. First up, the general solar challenge winners: Sun 1st Sept by Freddie Prominence - August 18th by Zakalwe 69-pane H-alpha mosaic from September 10 by michael.h.f.wilkinson
  6. The theme for the seventh challenge - October 2017 - is Lunar! Start Date: 1st October 2017 End Date: 31st December 2017 Rules: We want to see images, videos, animations or sketches relating to 'Lunar' - please be as artistic or creative as you like Prize: £100 of FLO gift vouchers to buy some goodies with! Kindly provided by our sponsors FLO and a virtual trophy for your signature. -- RULES All data must be captured and processed by you (no collaborative entries). Data must be captured during the challenge start & end dates. Multiple entries are allowed but please start a new topic for each entry. Multiple submissions of the same image, processed differently, will not be accepted. -- To enter please start a new topic with your image in the ‘Imaging Challenge #7’ forum (each challenge will have it’s own). Please post as much information as possible - when it was taken, how it was captured and processed, etc. The info won't necessarily be used for judging but will help fellow SGLers looking to learn and improve their knowledge and technique.
  7. Noctilucent Clouds proved elusive for many of us, but luckily some of you managed to spot some and we had some superb entries. Well done to all the winners! Best display of Noctilucent Clouds I have ever seen by StuartJPP NLC display 16-06-2017 by melsky https://stargazerslounge.com/topic/298833-nlc-display-16-06-2017/ NLC's, at last! 2017-07-02 by TractionMan
  8. OOps sorry, i Have just posted a question on Solar Imaging. It should be in Solar Visual.

    Questions about our new Quark setup, diagonals and suggestions.

  9. Some great entries in the 30 Second Exposure challenge - really show cases what can be achieved with such short exposures. Well done everyone who entered I'm pleased to announce the winners are: M81, M82 and the IFN by sharkmelley Sadr Region Bicolor by Allinthehead M51 by SvartSork
  10. Apologies for the delayed start on this and also the delayed announcement of the 30s challenge winners.
  11. The theme for the sixth challenge - August 2017 - is Narrowband DSO! Start Date: 1st August 2017 End Date: 31st Octoboer 2017 Rules: We want to see narrowband (Ha, SIII, Hb etc..) DSO images taken with mono cameras presented either as mono finished images or, false colour. Prize: £100 of FLO gift vouchers to buy some goodies with! Kindly provided by our sponsors FLO and a virtual trophy for your signature. -- RULES All data must be captured and processed by you (no collaborative entries). Data must be captured during the challenge start & end dates. Multiple entries are allowed but please start a new topic for each entry. Multiple submissions of the same image, processed differently, will not be accepted. -- To enter please start a new topic with your image in the ‘Imaging Challenge #6’ forum (each challenge will have it’s own). Please post as much information as possible - when it was taken, how it was captured and processed, etc. The info won't necessarily be used for judging but will help fellow SGLers looking to learn and improve their knowledge and technique.
  12. You have twelve posts, all plugging this video game. Do you want them all removed? Are you connected in any way to this video game?
  13. Dark frame Hypertuning

    Dark frame has responded to concerns expressed so this discussion is now closed.
  14. Thank-you for all the entries The judging of this challenge and launch of the next will be delayed a few days, but it will happen. Thank-you for your patience.
  15. Which filters do I need

    @Dave In Vermont We have removed a comment from one of your posts. This is SGL, please behave appropriately. Supplier bashing is not allowed.
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