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Yawning Angel

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  1. Yawning Angel

    Setting suggestions for Time lapse

    That looks to have worked well! Nice one
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    Astrokev's ROR - The Build

    Looking very smart! Something to be really proud of. I’ve gone with a quite dark gray, after some ‘discussions‘ Screening plants and there shouldn’t be too much of an issue
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    50/50 Roll off build

    All the stud is done, and the main roof rail supports are ready to fit to frame the warm roof. Looking building shaped finally
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    The moon

    Outstanding picture, well done! Subtle colour and pin sharp - love it!
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    USB Serial Adapters

    The Tripp Lite has a Texas Instruments chipset, so either should be fine as it gets away from the Prolific
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    USB Serial Adapters

    The firmware developer at Celestron posted that since Prolific updated the driver, they've been seeing issues too. He recommended this one instead: Tripp Lite Keyspan Usb High-speed Serial Adapter 230kbps Pc/mac Not the cheapest - but this is astronomy (If you get a TeamCelestron login, the post is here : USB to Serial adapters ) Hope it helps
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    Bright supernova remanants (north)

    /shrug You can sort by magnitude
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    Bright supernova remanants (north)

    DSO-Browser can filter it, I think : dso-browser.com/deep-sky/objects/tonight/type:supernovae/by:size
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    Setting suggestions for Time lapse

    The maths looks something like this: 500 / focal length = approx max exposure before trails (include the crop factor) 500 / (18mm x 1.6) = 17.36secs. I’d round that down to 15secs then balance the iso to suit Maybe one every 30 seconds? That’d net you 120 per hour which is 4 seconds at 30fps, and allows the camera to write the file and stay cool between shots
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    pixinsight combine

    I've had a play, and came out with this: As above for the RGB combine, but then I added in the Ha using the NBRGB script. Resized in PS, but no other processing Some odd dark spikes on the stars, but it's still a lovely image to see. Thanks for sharing the data!
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    Astrokev's ROR - The Build

    I cheated and bought an external door frame, including hardwood sill The build looks really well suited in your garden too
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    50/50 Roll off build

    Back wall done
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    50/50 Roll off build

    Oooh, you’re still winning Another frame up today, with plans to complete the back wall tomorrow. Underestimated for stud, so working where I’ve materials Starting to gather a quantities list for the roof, to get it all ordered up. Will be nice to have the rails and wheels on site finally
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    Lunar Mosaic

    Microsoft ICE does a really good job too, espescially as it's free. Maybe do a comparison? Microsoft Image Composite Editor
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    Lunar Mosaic

    Love it, and seamless! Nice work! I wasn't able to get out last night, so... Having no data of my own, I've pushed your image through Registax for wavelet sharpening then to Photoshop - "Camera Raw Filter", which allowed me to reduce the yellow CA a little with the green slider (settings below) There's a little bit of blue tinted diagonal banding running across the image, but I'm not sure the cause. It'd be worth seeing if it's in the stacked frames or if it's a processing artifact
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