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A few moon pictures fron the 14/04/2019

Hi all I took this image tonight and stitched 20 images together.I used a gpcam mono with a 0.6 focal reducer and processed in adobe cs2.I thought I would share.Thanks for looking.
newmoon2x3skyatnight.jpg

moon colourx3skyatnight.jpg

new stitchm1skyatnight.jpg

Andy
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Sunspot Ar2738

Hi all I managed to get the sunspot AR2738 between the clouds using my skywatcher 80ed with my 290c camera.I did two images the first is standard and the second is using a 3x barlow.I thought I would share,thanks for looking.
sunspot 3xbarlowskyatnight.jpg

sunspotAR2738skyatnight.jpg

Andy
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M13 taken last night in between clouds

Hi all I took this last night in between the clouds and is why it is not in the centre of the image.I ended up with 12 images and stacked the best 90 percent in dss and processed in adobe cs2.I thought I would share,thanks for looking.
m13m12skyatnight.jpg

Andy
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March Report

I had several days where I could not see a thing but I managed a few snaps and even caught a sunspot for the first time for ages.

Photo video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dpp3_n ... wiCFJVvk8s

Report: https://sungazer127mak.blogspot.com/2019/03/
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My last M42 image for this year

Hi all I took 140 images and stacked 100 images using dss,processed using adobe photoshop cs2 and astronomy tools I thought I would share.I used my skywatcher ed80 and my 290c gpcam.Thanks for looking.
m42skyatnight.jpg

m32newskyatnight1.jpg

Andy
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January Moon

Here's an image of a Moon crater taken 20/01/19 that I recorded with my GPCAM2 and at the time I didn't know how to debayer, drizzle, stack, balance, stretch and level! The original is just a disappointing green blur!

It started as an AVI that I separated into BMPs with PIPP and stacked with Registax. I tried to stack it with Autostacker so I could drizzle it but my poor old laptop runs out of ...
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M42 orion Nebula

Hi all I took this image on the 12th Febuary with my skwatcher ed 80 and stacked using deepskystacker and used new software to get rid of the light pollution.I thought I would share the test shot,thanks for looking.
newm42skyatnight.jpg

Andy
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M45 first attempt with Dslr camera

Hi all I managed to retrieve some data from M45 that I took on the 12 february after getting some help from geet on how to process my images as they would not stack.This is what I ended up with 2minutes and 48 seconds of data.I thought I would share as I am still learning with my camera.I downloaded apt software the other day as to help with my quest.Thanks for looking.
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February Report

It was all solar and lunar until the last days when it cleared:

https://sungazer127mak.blogspot.com/201 ... -2019.html

Here is the video with D'Yer Make 'Er by Led Zep:

https://youtu.be/Hhw-FWoipkA
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Mercury - Spring 2019

As is usual sometime in Spring, Mercury is well placed in the evening sky - for a little while. It is probably best seen in the afternoon while it is still high in the sky, but that requires an aligned 'goto' or some other means to find it. During the past week the sun has lit up very thin, high clouds making it impossible to see let alone image. A change of wind direction seems ...
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