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Aenima

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  1. Oh darn clouds. I got set up under clear skies and then the cloud rolled in. At least I got my camera, with a newly acquired coma corrector, focused and flats taken. Perhaps I'll get the chance to use it before the moon starts swamping the sky.

    1. Aenima

      Aenima

      are - so little chance to experiment in this weather.... (sorry ran out of space it looks like, so continued here) :p

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  2. Oh darn clouds. I got set up under clear skies and then the cloud rolled in. At least I got my camera, with a newly acquired coma corrector, focused and flats taken. Perhaps I'll get the chance to use it before the moon starts swamping the sky.

    1. Aenima

      Aenima

      You still using that xbox cam? Was a great practice and learner camera but for decent images you'll be better off upgrading to something based on the sony chip. I know the spc is a bit of a laugh to get hold of now but there are other webcams to try, u just need to get lucky with a good price. I'm trying out a mono chip at the moment, hoping the method isn't too complicated with filters and combining three channels - but with any luck i can move on to that one and have a webcam sp...

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  3. Happy 'winter' to all stargazers on SGL :)

  4. rain

    1. Aenima

      Aenima

      Actually got rained on twice, a gap appeared in clouds and i set up and soon as i had aligned it rained on everything :( i was stupid enough to do it again later the same night with similar results - doh!

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  5. Oh darn clouds. I got set up under clear skies and then the cloud rolled in. At least I got my camera, with a newly acquired coma corrector, focused and flats taken. Perhaps I'll get the chance to use it before the moon starts swamping the sky.

    1. Aenima

      Aenima

      You got a coma corrector? nice, you'll have to let me know how your imaging is going these days?

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  6. Being quite lost trying to process widefield - with a lens - images: hundreds of stars, serious vignetting and weird colour artifacts O.o

  7. Being quite lost trying to process widefield - with a lens - images: hundreds of stars, serious vignetting and weird colour artifacts O.o

    1. Aenima

      Aenima

      Yeah, that could be a good plan, I have a few examples that could use a look by someone who knows their stuff.

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  8. Two ! Two meteors during the famous Perseids, blumming clouds :/

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      Aenima

      Yeah, managed to see several but it wasn't really a 'shower' even though from midnight on it was cloudless - 11th/12th - and last night was anything but clear. Still, Stayed up to see Perseids, Saw some Perseids can't complain :)

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  9. That overwhelming compulsion to peel off my skin and wrap what's left in a morphine soaked band-aid. .......anyone? ...just me? Oh well. :P

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      Aenima

      I would NOT like to add sunburn to the mix!

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  10. Want to have some clear skies for my new 1100D!

    1. Aenima

      Aenima

      oh well, great things can be done with a few seconds of exposure, i got a shot wide field of comet panstarrs a week ago - quite chuffed with it.

      Clear skies again, hopefully !

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  11. Red spot transit from midnight tomorrow & clear skies forecast....I feel some webcamming coming on :)

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      Aenima

      Sposed 2 be clear here from 2am......we shall see! But likewise, some webcam imaging in the v near future I hope

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  12. Want to have some clear skies for my new 1100D!

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      Aenima

      Clear skies, george!

      Also, can I ask if you use the dslr with your dob?

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  13. Saturn. Cant wait for the ring planet to return, hopefully with clear sky to view it.

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      Aenima

      3 in the am is no trouble for the insomniacs like myself. I'm really hoping to be able to get an image this year.

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  14. Happy new year everyone.

    1. Aenima

      Aenima

      Happy new year to u both :)

  15. Hey man, um where's your M42 sorry you dont have a gallery ..?

    1. Aenima

      Aenima

      Or did you not post it? Sorry, navigating the forums is not my best skill. :)

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  16. is nicking next doors security lights bulbs really wrong??

    1. Aenima

      Aenima

      I have talked to a bloke who used a fishing umbrella to temporarily cover the streetlight and next doors security lights when imaging/observing late at night.

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  17. is nicking next doors security lights bulbs really wrong??

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      Aenima

      Hehe, as long as they can't prove it was yuo.

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