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  1. 61 EDPH II @ F/5.5 and 178mm with the 642 ir pass filter. Best 25% of 5k, stacked in AS3, sharpened in registax and processed in photoshop.
  2. Hi Graham, i use sharpcap pro and capture in .ser then stack in autostakkert , sharpen ( wavelets ) in registax before i finish processing in photoshop.
  3. Hi Graham, Thank you, I use photoshop to increase the saturation and vibrance then balance the colour. try not to over saturate though
  4. Edit: supplier contacted again.
  5. C925 with the 294mc pro and ir/uv cut. 2 panel mosaic, best 25% of 2.5k
  6. 2 panel mosaic with the C925 and 294mc pro with ir/uv cut. Best 25% of 2.5k C925 with the 178mm and 642 ir pass, Best 25% of 2.5k
  7. You could try M27 ( Dumbbell ) Which is an easy target or NGC 2359 ( Thor's Helmet ) which is a little trickier. They give a nice colour contrast, here is my M27 from earlier in the year with the altair tri band, 130 p-ds and 294mc pro. This is a 15 second exposure x 20 frame stack.
  8. Freezing cold but clear, so dusted off the 130 pds. 178mm with ir pass filter, 2 panel mosaic and best 30% of 2.5k.
  9. With the 61EDPH II at F/5.5 and a 178mm with a 642 ir pass filter. best 25% of 5k
  10. Another quick test of the new mount, this time with the cannon ( C925 ) on it, balancing was fine with a single 9.5kg counter weight. 2 panel mosaic with the 294mc pro and ir/uv cut filter. Best 15% of 1k, clouds were coming over before the tube had time to cool properly but was almost there, and focusing done by eye ( clouds approaching fast, no time to use the bahtinov )
  11. This was more of a quick test of my new mount ( GEM45 ) Thank you @FLO for getting it to me before xmas this is my first eq mount, so allot to learn 61EDPH II with the F/4.5 reducer, 294mc pro with IDAS p2 filter ( was set up for eaa but this was just to test the mount ) best 25% of 5k
  12. People have in their minds different definitions and this will never change and cause conflict. If you know what happened on another astronomy forum when trying to define EAA, you know what i am talking about
  13. Somewhere in between visual astronomy and astrophotography ?
  14. C925 with 178mm and ir pass filter. My evo mount decided to develop a fault tonight but managed a few before it died best 20% of 1.5k
  15. Should be illegal to post such amazing images of the moon, NASA will be after you for copyright
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