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About astroman001

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  1. First RGB Image

    Well done for your first RGB planetary image. The planets will be a real challenge from the UK over the next few years. Peter
  2. Jupiter from Northern Ireland

    Pretty good for the conditions and altitude.
  3. Some nice weather at last in the UK. Seeing was variable with glimpses of detail, however a rather soft result. Good to be imaging Jupiter again. Peter
  4. Markarians Chain

    Hi all, here is an image of Markarians Chain group of galaxies. 11 x 5 min subs with a ST2000XCM OSC camera at f/7 of an ED80 Pro. Not happy with the background which was affected by local light pollution. regards Peter
  5. Jupiter 26-03-2018

    Excellent effort. Lots of detail considering the altitude. Peter
  6. Leo Triplet

    Thanks David, the whole image is brighter than my original. I use CCDsoft to median combine the subs, then CCDops to dark subtract. I used Maxim to DDP, then lots of curves, Noels tools etc etc in Photoshop to finish. Peter
  7. Leo Triplet

    Hi all, here is an image of the Leo Triplet of galaxies. 20 x 5 min subs with a ST2000XCM OSC camera at f/7 of an ED80 Pro. Not happy with the background which was affected by local light pollution. I have just uploaded the wider field image where I do not push the contrast so much. regards Peter
  8. Another blurry Jupiter

    Thanks for your kind comments about my website. I fear it will be a long time before we can get results like I show there from the UK. The brighter planets, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn are very low down for the next few years. Peter
  9. Jupiter 30-01-2018

    Very good. That's the best I have seen from the UK this year. Peter
  10. Another blurry Jupiter

    Well, I posted it because it shows the GRS., but the conditions in the UK have been dire to say the least. I just hope it improves in April/May when Jupiter will become accessible in the night sky. Peter
  11. Recent Jove...

    Still some lovely detail visible, especially when animated. best regards Peter
  12. Jupiter

    Hi all, Not many posts here recently - where have all the imagers gone? Here is an image of Jupiter from the 19th Jan. Usual poor jetstream seeing. Peter
  13. A Christmas Jupiter

    I dusted off the kit and had a go at Jupiter in the pre-dawn sky on the 28th December. Conditions were rubbish with jet stream ripple and jumping all over the screen. Still good to get out and actually image a planet again. Hopefully it can only get better from here in 2018. Peter
  14. Thank you everyone. I have now bought one from FLO. Hope to try it tonight. peter
  15. Hi all, thanks for the comments. Thank you Freddie for the link. The 610nm filter is well suited to showing surface storms on the outer planets, especially Neptune. best regards peter