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TareqPhoto

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  1. TareqPhoto

    Saturn under poor condition, 14 June 2018

    Thank you Peter! I will try that one day, but really i am not interested to give my Mak too much work, for planets i really wish to have either SCT or Newtonian [Dons] larger ofcourse, not in rush though, hope one day soon.
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    Jupiter by 180mm Mak, June 10 2018

    Thanks! It is not fair, is it? Using larger scopes in better seeing condition and then ours is way no match, this won't help, now i can't get 1meter scope not even close, but C14 is affordable after a while, my only option is to buy 0.5m scope [Newtonian], i can't put my Mak to produce the best planetary images, so i won't stop with my Mak, i will keep it for portable and quick imaging, and with the moon it is very nice, but planets need longer focal length, hopei can get something.
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    Jupiter by 180mm Mak, June 10 2018

    Ok, fair enough, at the end we choose whatever we want and then we use it as we like, hope you enjoy your C9.25 too.
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    Saturn under poor condition, 14 June 2018

    The best images i saw were from either SCT 8" and larger or from a Newtonian that has focal length 1500mm and larger, so i will end up with one, definitely not 8" or 11" SCT but 14" i hope, and if Newtonian maybe 16" minimum.
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    Saturn under poor condition, 14 June 2018

    Thank you! Yes, you should, it will give you nice results than what you have already unless it is already nice camera from another brand rival/competitor to ZWO.
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    Saturn under poor condition, 14 June 2018

    Thanks! Yes, but i still think aperture or focal length rules, so i want to buy larger to have better results then i will definitely give up smaller shorter scopes.
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    Saturn under poor condition, 14 June 2018

    I don't have a high quality 2x Barlow, only cheap stock one, but i will give it a try, i have TeleVue 3x Barlow which is a high quality but it didn't give good quality, so i assumed that with the Mak it is not possible with any Barlow for more details, it is already f15 natively, so with 2x it will F30, and with 3x it is f45, many said to keep f at around f18 to f22 with my camera pixel size, but i am planning to buy TeleVue 2x Powermate as many said that it is much better quality than standard Barlows.
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    Jupiter by 180mm Mak, June 10 2018

    Thank you very much, Pete, i agree that watching the moon shadow and GRS is really nice, i was lucky to capture that. So, why did you change or sell? what is your replacement now? and how you compare the one you have now with the Mak you owned before?
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    Saturn: My New Fave Image!

    I really don't care much about it, i see them high in the sky enough, even if there is an issue like AD i do have ADC, but as you can see, from my image it sounds it is not bad at all, and still we didn't reach opposition, Jupiter is high enough, and later Mars will get higher and higher too.
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    Saturn: My New Fave Image!

    I really don't know, but maybe you can find it out, i live at 25N and 55E, elevation could be between 3m and 4 meter
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    Saturn under poor condition, 14 June 2018

    somehow i feel lucky about astronomy from my yard then, i can get targets such as planets high enough, i mean looking at 4 main or popular planets they are all possible and high in the sky, the moon is always clear only few nights and not cloudy nights, so i now will focus on DSO targets and see how many i can get from my yard, i hope to get galaxies at least.
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    Saturn under poor condition, 14 June 2018

    Thanks! Reading or hearing comments like that making me to feel relax that i am doing good, as when i see those mind blowing images then i feel i am nothing and i have very very long way to go, and i really don't know if i will keep going until that long way, not always i will have that long time to reach higher levels, but if i can have high end items to use then this will force me to use it and enjoy it and definitely will improve rapidly.
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    Saturn under poor condition, 14 June 2018

    Thank you very much! I wasn't pleased until i posted on the net here and there and getting a lot of likes and comments, by then only i felt pleased, but this will be difficult as by now i should make it even better next times, i will try to choose only good seeing nights results, but really i think a large scope will make the job easier to get better results.
  14. This is the best i can have from my scope on this 2nd giant but small planet less bright than the main 4 planets [Ju/Sa/Ma/Ve], i feel it is like a poor seeing condition because i saw a better image from one big name and he stated it was a poor seeing, then mine is definitely poorer compared to his, also i saw a video where it shows how good the planet before processing, so it means mine isn't under good seeing, but i really don't know if it is really my scope or it is really the seeing condition, but many liked it and i liked it because it is the best i can get in my life of this planet so far, and i told them i will never give up until i get ready for bigger scopes so i push myself too much to master it in short time. I know it is upside down but i don't care, i care that it is still small size, and this is with 600x600, if i do 400x400 it will be worse, i tried that and the result wasn't better, so i don't know if i can really do much better than this even in good seeing condition. Skywatcher 180mm Mak, ASI385MC, thousands of frames.
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