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ORION. This is a marathon O'Donoghue-Penrice production owing more to Tom than to me. Tom began the luminance and Ha in Spain four years ago using one Tak 106N/Atik 11000. We then set up the dual Tak

I m happy to say that the 400hr Orion image is now available to view at 40% full size through Zoomify on my website. Click on the Full Screen button then zoom and pan away. https://www.astrophoto

Thanks Olly, and everyone for their comments. I'm delighted with the result, so I'm glad you're enjoying it. This almost got out of hand, as despite the 11000 chip size, at 530mm, we thought we would

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Ok, I think you've proved beyond a shadow of doubt that you're the ultimate widefield junky of us all ;)

Congratulations Tom and Olly :) I hope you get this outstanding (and in a league of its own!) mosaic commissioned, it truly deserves it!

I know I'm going to enjoy looking at the Jpeg fro some time, so thanks for sharing :)

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words cannot do this justice. truelly inspirational and such commitment to your craft. "well done to you both" hardly covers it but I'll say it anyway. Hope to see it hanging one day :D

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This is setting a very high standard for amateur astrophotography, congrats to you both and good luck with getting someone to print the beast! Look forward to seeing Toms version.


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I'll run out of superlatives! It really is an amazing result. Congratulations to both you and Tom. Also a huge thank you for sharing a sample of this Masterpiece.

It truly deserves to be published and exhibited full size.

I look forward to the forth coming TV documentaries. :)

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Stunning. Please keep us posted on your progress with the poster, I would pay good money to see an 8 metre version of this! In the meatime I shall have some fun tonight identifying the various DSOs on the image. :)

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