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by nexusjeep
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Rosette N & Whirlpool Galaxy Short Exposures
Replies: 5
Views: 591

Re: Rosette N & Whirlpool Galaxy Short Exposures

Nice images M51 is impressive for 30 minutes optimistically it looks like we might actually have a clear sky on Sunday.

Cheers
Nick
by nexusjeep
Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Live Stack 3 Panel Mosaic Orion & Running Man
Replies: 9
Views: 448

Re: Live Stack 3 Panel Mosaic Orion & Running Man

Hi Chris, I have moved away from EQMOD and now use GSS to control the mount but will just use Stellarium to set the overlaps up as I intend to do it using just the flattener rather than putting in the reducer to get more detail in the objects as it then gives me 1 arc second per pixel although it is...
by nexusjeep
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Live Stack 3 Panel Mosaic Orion & Running Man
Replies: 9
Views: 448

Re: Live Stack 3 Panel Mosaic Orion & Running Man

Nice image Chris of Orion and Dave nice lunar image, I have a plan to have ago at a mosaic of the Markarian's Chain area if we ever see the sky again and get more than one clear night.

Cheers
Nick
by nexusjeep
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M51 Whirlpool (First real go with ASI2600MC Pro)
Replies: 5
Views: 324

Re: M51 Whirlpool (First real go with ASI2600MC Pro)

Thanks for the comments Chris yes this is using a full set of calibration frames in APP so darks / flats / dark flats and bias although it has very low noise and amp glow, etc I still want to calibrate out hot and cold pixels so I still use darks the flats are really only for dust as the corrected i...
by nexusjeep
Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M51 Whirlpool (First real go with ASI2600MC Pro)
Replies: 5
Views: 324

M51 Whirlpool (First real go with ASI2600MC Pro)

Well we had a clear night the seeing was not great as the live view FWHM between frames varied from 3.2 to 5.5 at some points, the images below are the result of the 369 x 15s frames that I kept out of the 700 that I took. This was the first real go with the new ASI2600MC Pro that we have had to act...
by nexusjeep
Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: ASI2600MC-Pro short first light before it started raining (Again)
Replies: 5
Views: 255

Re: ASI2600MC-Pro short first light before it started raining (Again)

Hi Brian,
This is without my reducer with the 0.75x reducer in at F4.5 I can't quite get M31 in but at some point I will get the flattener for the ED72 and then I can guide with the 130/780 and get some really wide shots off the skywatcher that I normally guide with.

Cheers
Nick
by nexusjeep
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: ASI2600MC-Pro short first light before it started raining (Again)
Replies: 5
Views: 255

ASI2600MC-Pro short first light before it started raining (Again)

It was clear for 90 minutes last night so had a chance to actually try the camera for the first time as it has been over a month since I brought the thing and have never used it. The images below are just test captures as we were just playing with the camera there are no dark / flats subtracted and ...
by nexusjeep
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Live Stacks 2-21 / 22-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 245

Re: Live Stacks 2-21 / 22-2020

Cracking images as usual Chris, optimistically we may have a clear night Monday if we are above water so might actually get to try the ASI2600MC Pro out.

Cheers
Nick
by nexusjeep
Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Solar and Lunar Imaging
Topic: Quark Chromo UV/IR cut
Replies: 0
Views: 905

Quark Chromo UV/IR cut

Hi I am looking at getting a Daystar Quark Chromo to give me something to play with in the lighter months and was looking on the Daystar site and they say to use a IR/UV Cut filter above 80mm and then there is a sub note that if the scope is going to be used for regularly solar work then you should ...
by nexusjeep
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Reduce exposure during dithering saves 1.0s individual frames.
Replies: 3
Views: 243

Re: Reduce exposure during dithering saves 1.0s individual frames.

Hi,
I have had this to what I do is activate the brightness filter in the live stack and set the threshold to exclude the 1s exposures so you at least do not see them in the live stack. You still need to manually delete them in the raw frames folder though.

Cheers
Nick