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    • Improved - Andromeda Galaxy
      I captured another 2 hours of data, flats, bias and darks, so the image is much better. 4h total exposure with Canon 1200D and Astronomik CLS clip in filter
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    • Meteoblue, Astronomical Seeing page.
      I have used Meteoblue for a while now for my weather and rain radar. They have an astronomical seeing page too, you have to register (free, just email and a password) and by signing up you can gain access to it and they claim a 70% success rate at forecasting in advance. I'll give it a whirl and see how it goes.
       
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    • 10-08-18 Belper Dark Site
      Here's my Milky Way pano from last week's pre-Perseids meet.
       
      Consisting of 2 rows and 7 overlapping panels with my 14mm Samyang, ISO 6400, 20s subs. Some of them were stacked, others were not.
       
      All pieced together with DSS, Microsoft ICE, Startools, GIMP and Photoshop.
       

       
      Regards
       
      Kev
      • 4 replies
    • 36% Illuminated moon
      Couldn't resist. Taken with the Celestron C8; f6.3 reducer; 1/320 second on ISO 100 using a Canon 80D and processed in PS CC. some passing high cloud just adds some mood!
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    • M15
      Other target bagged. Shame the nights were cloudy as the location in Burlawn was really dark and the milky way visible. Usual kit
      • 4 replies
    • NASA live probe launch
      Available via Facebook, YouTube and NASA Live.
       
      • 11 replies
    • The Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635)
      First proper image with my ZWO ASI 178MC-Cool camera. 2 hrs integration; processed in PixInsight 1.8
      • 4 replies
    • The Boy and The Milky Way
      Took my son camping to Shell Island (Wales U.K.) the weather was great but started to haze over when I took this. A shot of my boy pointing up at the Milky Way on the beach. Taken with my Sony A7s, exposure 20s at f5.6 51000 iso.
       
      • 20 replies
    • 07/08/18 - NGC6960 Western Veil
      WO ZS61, FF + 2x ED Barlow (yes, frowned upon, i know)
      SWSA, no guiding.
      Modded 1100d
      About 8 hours+ total integration, plus obligatory calibration frames.
      Processed in Startools and GIMP. 
       
       
      For the past few weeks I've been thinking of adding more data, but at 720mm fl, unguided and no Oiii filter, I'll think I'll draw a line under it.
       
      Regards,
       
      Kev
      • 5 replies
    • Cygnus Nebulosity
      This is the nebulosity in the Cygnus constellation around Sadr (Gamma Cygni- the bright star in the shot)
      I took this two nights ago.
       
      Modified Canon 1300D plus a CLS light pollution filter. Ten 3 minute exposures at ISO 800, 5 darks and 15 bias files were added. So 30 minutesonly, could have done with some more time on it..
       
      I think that the star cluster at the bottom of the picture is the open cluster NGC 6910, if anyone could confirm that I'd appreciate it..
       
       
      • 7 replies

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