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MikeD last won the day on April 6 2013

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  1. Nothing pays off more in astrophotography IMO than time put into collecting data. 21 hours, time well spent congrats. Mike.
  2. Thanks olly, great to get back to it and find all the kit still works. Mike.
  3. Hi all, Its been over a year since i have rolled the roof off the observatory So thought it was time to get back in the saddle. I took this image through my 10" Skywatcher newt and SXVFH9 over two nights. No colimation tweeks just attached the camera focused and off I went, 28 subs @ 600seconds used from 36 taken ( wind was an issue last night).
  4. Found a way around the size issue, upload to album and link.
  5. Shame the Images don't upload at full size .
  6. Thanks Here is the Plato region ( 8 frames) from the same night 16/01/16 Mike
  7. From a mosaic run that the weather forced an early end. The plan was to work towards the terminator but the weather had other plans here is the rest of the run, over 50 frames in total. First image post on the new forum not sure how the upload will affect the posted image. Thanks for looking Mike.
  8. Thanks all for the very kind comments. Mike.
  9. Shot this Saturday /Sunday between 10pm and 4am. I haven't been out with the scope for ages so thought a moon mosaic would be a good way back in. Seeing was very good but as you can see there are lots of soft areas when I was shooting through fog patches Also I usually shoot moon images through a red filter to improve the seeing, I wrongly assumed the red filter was in line, it wasn't so this was all shot through the luminance filter. Kikking myself as through a red filter this could have been a lot sharper. Big overlaps on each frame increased the total needed greatly but because I am ou
  10. Great stuff, fix the guiding and go deep Mike.
  11. very nice work, well worth the effort. Mike.
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