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Crappy first astro shot
Posted By: pingflood, 01-02-2010, 06:49 PM

I really need to learn how to stack and process. But hey, it's *something*. My first ever attempt at tracked long exposure.


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great capture!
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That's not even close to crappy! Great capture- those bright stars look stunning.

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Wow! Thats cool. I wouldn't even know where to start to get a shot like that.

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Thanks guys -- I really need to get more data in the image though, the horsehead and the flame are way too faint. Brand new at this stuff so hopefully will get a little better.

I am amazed that my mount can track for 4 minutes at 300mm unguided without problems...
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QuoteOriginally posted by sebberry Quote
Our sky is an amazing place!
That it is. I dragged the 8" reflector outside earlier this evening and just sat and admired all the "stuff" near the Orion nebula...
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Great capture...just sparkles

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