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Jupiter and Io559 views7/30/2008. Three images from left to right:
Philips webcam w/2x barlow, 300 images
Meade LPI 3x, exp 0.25s, gain 90, offset 53
Meade LPI 2x, exp 0.17s, gain 90, offset 53

Celestron 9.25
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M27470 viewsTaken 10/3/2010 at Tom's place. Camera = modified Nikon D50, Scope = 9.25" Celestron SCT. Picture represents 40 minutes of 5 minute sub-frames. Shows promise but ran out of time due to tracking problems earlier in evening. Some amp glow is present after processing.
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M71 2010-08-22477 viewsM71
StarshootPro
42x 180sec (126 minutes)
150mm F/12 Maksutov-Cass
IDAS LPS-P2 Light Pollution Filter
(John Upton)
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NGC7640 2010-08-27470 viewsNGC7640 Galaxy in Andromeda
StarshootPro
15x 480sec (2 hours) [Needs much more exposure]
102mm F/7 Refractor w/ Televue 2x PowerMate
IDAS LPS-P2 Light Pollution Filter
(John Upton)
M27_2008-06-20_n1v1h1r90c1j1.jpg
M27 2008-06-20570 viewsM27
Canon 40D
15x 180sec @ ISO 800
102mm F/7 Refractor
nebula-trial_filtered.jpg
North American Nebula478 views80mm refractor, Modified Nikon D50, 12ea 5minute frames, minimal processing
Moon_2008-06-13_0103_stk40_x1c2r1cl1nr1cv1s1j1.jpg
Copernicus 2008-06-13669 viewsCopernicus Region of Moon
Stack of 40 images
Canon 40D
1/25 Sec @ ISO 400
3600mm @ F/24
6" F/12 Maksutov-Cassegrain with 2x Sigma tele-converter.
m08_06262008_I800_90s_corner.jpg
M8 Image Edge464 viewsZoom to lower left corner of m8 image. Chromic aberrations, coma, bad focus, field curvature? Is this from focal reducer or from c9.25?

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Eldorado Star Party 2012624 viewsDistant thunderstorm under clear skies on last night of the Eldorado Star Party.Oct 15, 2012
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NGC 7640 (Sep 7,10, 2012)676 viewsLBVR (Like LRGB w/ Science Filters)
45x 180sec L Exposure
B=9x 180sec; V=3x 180sec; R=6x 180sec
SBIG ST8300m Camera
DFM 16' F/8 R/C @ Southwestern University
Oct 03, 2012
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Mark Zell (aka Zell44) explains Tides636 viewsApr 06, 2012
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Full Moon 04/05/2012636 viewsApr 06, 2012
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Round Rock Fire Station 6657 viewsApr 06, 2012
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Top View of Dovetail Bar.644 viewsTop view of the home-made Losmandy style Dovetail Bar.Feb 14, 2012
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Bottom View Of Dovetail Bar629 viewsBottom view of the home-made Losmandy style Dovetail Bar.Feb 14, 2012
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End View Of Dovetail Bar648 viewsEnd View of the home-made Losmandy style Dovetail Bar.Feb 14, 2012