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Grant

Imaging Challenge #18 - Globular Clusters - Winners!

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This challenge wasn't as popular as others so we are looking at other challenge ideas to get more people involved.

Some excellent entries though and some very worthy winners! Well done all :)

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NGC 5139 By Adry

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Messier 15 by Laurin Dave

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M22 By Adry

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I love a good globular cluster!  and these certainly fit the bill!  Well done all :thumbright:

Helen

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One of the most " Challenging " challenges so far ! 

Looks really simple but is so difficult to get right. 

Excellent work and a bit above my pay grade 😎

Dave.

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Thank you very much for choosing my photos. I feel extremely honored by it!

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Well done all and great images, it was a tough one and the weather was also challenging during the period from what I recall.

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On 17/12/2018 at 12:22, Grant said:

This challenge wasn't as popular

Hi everyone

Maybe because of the gear needed to get this right? E.g. with my dslr, I needed 1200mm focal length to be able to capture anything at a reasonable scale which could be processed. Even then, a lot of globular clusters visible during the dates set appeared only as small blobs:(

But hey, an imaging challenge has to be challenging, so don't stop challenging us;)

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11 hours ago, coatesg said:

Well done @Adry and @Laurin Dave - lovely shots! A real tough one for UK based astronomers this one with the weather... 

Thank you!

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On 17/12/2018 at 13:54, davew said:

Looks really simple but is so difficult to get right. 

YES.

Congrats to winners, very hard subject.

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Very nice captures all of them :-) 

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