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uhb1966

Just a single full moon frame ;)

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Hello Dear Stargazers,

just a single moon shot from yesterday evening with 1/1000 and 200 ISO, slightly post-processed with GIMP 2.9. Equipment as noted in the footer ;)

(Yes, i know, nothing special... but i'm a beginner, every half-decent frame is a victory for me!)

Uhb single 20151026

Clear Skies!

PS: Stacked version follows after next cloudy sky ;)

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That looks very promising.  I look forward to seeing the stacked version.

James

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I must confess stacking the single shots proved unsuccessful. The mirrors' cooking was extreme. Looks like ill have to fit a fan for faster cooling! However i shot 2 movies at the end of the session, maybe they show better results...

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Okay, seems like tapatalk is a bit off, i show up as 2 different users...

By stacking only the last 10 frames, using PIPP and Autostakkert 2, i was able to enhance results a bit...

 

Full moon- stacked only the last 10 images of the session, PIPP and Autostakkert

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I had a little tweak of your single shot on my phone. Plenty of detail in there, nice shot

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Very cool BigSumorian ;)

It looks like the single shot was more successful than the stacking due to the shorter exposure, 1/1000. Next time i'll try an even shorter exposure. It looks like the higher noise is easier to remove than the picture wobbling of longer exposures... and i'll have to put the scope out 2 hours in advance for cooling.

I also ordered a PC cooler to speed the cooling up a bit.

 
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