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Pete Presland

A couple of nights on the Moon and some decent seeing!

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Finally got to use the Asi290mm on the Moon. The smaller pixel size really does make image scale a bit awkward with my C9.25.

1st four from the 25th, the 2nd four from the 27th. All with the Asi290mm, IR/UV cut filter, at the native focal length.

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The first two and last two are seriously rubbish ;)

Why, because they give solid evidence that there is no way that I can hope to achieve such detail! :( 

Those images not only show surface detail, but mountain high detail. :):) 

Cracking effort, well done!

Rich

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5 minutes ago, RichM63 said:

The first two and last two are seriously rubbish ;)

Why, because they give solid evidence that there is no way that I can hope to achieve such detail! :( 

Those images not only show surface detail, but mountain high detail. :):) 

Cracking effort, well done!

Rich

Given good seeing conditions we can all produce detailed images, unfortunately nights these are few and far between. 

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Truely great images Pete. I have spent an hour taking in all the fine detail you have captured.

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Excellent set - like you I've got a 290 - takes a bit of getting used to.

Neil

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24 minutes ago, ngwillym said:

Excellent set - like you I've got a 290 - takes a bit of getting used to.

Neil

Incredible frame rates. 

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1 hour ago, Pete Presland said:

Incredible frame rates. 

Indeed - what software are you using to capture? - I'm using Sharpcap onto a SATAII SSD @~ 150fps - as long as its memory buffering keeps up. But it does gobble up storage doesn't it

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On ‎01‎/‎03‎/‎2018 at 09:07, ngwillym said:

Indeed - what software are you using to capture? - I'm using Sharpcap onto a SATAII SSD @~ 150fps - as long as its memory buffering keeps up. But it does gobble up storage doesn't it

I am using Firecapture. A fantastic piece of software, I use for all my astrophotography.

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