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Saturn & storm Skymax 127 mak 8th april


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Hi all thought i'd post my best results from friday night taken with the Skymax 127mm mak scope 2x barlow lens + extension and spc900nc webcam , final image was around 3000 frames stacked . The atmosphere seemed very unsteady but in the calm moments the seeing was good .

Regards Alan

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Cracking pictures. What program did you use to capture the image and what settings?

I've tried on numerous times to get a picture like that but just can't manage it! Is your 'scope motor driven?

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Alan Hi

Very nice pictures, can I please ask how did you get the colour?kej-albums-saturn-march-27th-picture10481-05sataa.png

This is my latest version, which is much improved for me, but no where near the likes of this or Spikey's I have seen previously.

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I used wxastro capture and settings were 1/25 shutter @ 10fps , max gain 80% brightness and 80% saturation . The mount is a cg-4 motor driven and the final image was around 2500 frames . To get the colors i record a number of avi's with different white balance settings then check which i like , after that they then get a further tweaking of rgb levels / photo filters until i'm happy with the result .

Regards Alan

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