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    • Sh2-114 ha - here be dragons
      42 x 1800 secs in Ha with the TS 71 and QSI cam.
       
      2 nights from kelling and 6 from home.
       
      • 5 replies
    • Heart and Soul Nebula
      I shot this just before my trip to Tenerife so I'm just catching up with my processing. Redcat 51 plus Canon 5D and Altair Astro Quadband filter did the trick for this wide field view of these 2 tagets. just over 4 hrs of data processed in Pixinsight and PSCC. Cheers ??
      • 4 replies
    • My mirror needed a recoating
      Imagine what you could see or image with this!
      • 3 replies
    • M31 LRGB
      M31LRGB
      Managed to almost beat the colour into submission
      20 x 120 L 10 x 60 RGB
      TS 71 IS and QSI cam
       
       
      • 4 replies
    • Sol 8-10-2019 Ha
      Slightly different processing today.
      Annoyingly the NR's are back but that could be tuning slightly off or the seeing.
       
      Lunt 60 mm Chameleon cam
       
      Might need a click or 3 for full res where the NR's don't look so bad.
       

       
      • 2 replies
    • Lunar (78% sunlit) 08 Oct 2019
      Had a quick Lunar session with the new scope.
      Very wobbly seeing so focusing was a challange.
       
      Not a serious image ; just a bit of fun really.
      140mm refractor on the DM6.
      Prime focus Canon 6D2, 1/125,  iso 800  and a few tweaks done in Mac Photos.
      • 1 reply
    • Cocoon Nebula at Kelling
      Another image from Kelling which didn't come without gremlins aplenty, but i surprisingly did manage to get 4 hours of data despite it all.
       
      1st night, Duo-Narrowband combined with the second of RGB.
       

       
      C&C welcome.
      • 6 replies
    • M31 from Kelling
      20 x 120 s TS71 QSI cam
       
      hopefully colour to follow if I can beta it into submission.
       
      Itmight need a click or 2.
       
      • 4 replies
    • Milky Way over Teide National Park
      2 from last night and a load more to process. Unmodded Canon 6d 17-35mm f2.8 @ ISO 6400 - 20 sec exposures x 5 stacked in Starry Landscape Stacker. Hope you like them 🔭😉
      • 1 reply
    • Kelling test of new set up
      Well the first night using the new portable set up (only used it twice!) was disaster, 3-4 hours and achieving little with numerous problems.  Everyone else seemed to be having issues too.  Second night 20 minutes to set up PA, focus and start imaging and everything went without a hitch.  Just shows you how fickle astro gear
      can be  LOL.
       
      Just a quick process of subject i have done before but chose an easy target to get data and test the Losmandy GM8 with the Tak 85 and QSI 690 camera.
      Stayed on Ha and got 7 hours of data.  Still need to sort plate solving in maxim .  10 min subs guided in PHD.  Yes you heard guiding so not my usual easy 
      option as on the GM1000
       
      hope you like it
      • 6 replies
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