Lunar, 45% waxing, various

A place to share images that you have taken with SharpCap.
Forum rules
Please upload large images to photo sharing sites (flickr, etc) rather than trying to upload them as forum attachments.

Please share the equipment used and if possible camera settings to help others.
Post Reply
User avatar
turfpit
Posts: 890
Joined: Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:13 pm
Location: UK
Contact:

Lunar, 45% waxing, various

Post by turfpit » Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:17 am

A test of SharpCap 3.2.6137.0 with updated QHY SDK.
Celestron CG5 mount, Skywatcher 127 MAK, Wratten #25 red filter, QHY5LII-M camera.
Stacked with Autostakkert!3 and post-processed in GIMP.
The Lunar Terminator & Endymion were captured with a Teleskop 0.5x reducer, the 3rd image with a 2x Barlow. All 3 images used the red filter - this seemed to work better than the IR685 filter in the damp conditions experienced.


Each panel 2000 frames @ 29 fps, MONO8, best 25% stacked. Stitched with Microsoft Image Composite Editor.
High res image here https://www.astrobin.com/full/3oe69f/0/?nc=user

3-panel-terminator.jpg
3-panel-terminator.jpg (202.31 KiB) Viewed 55 times
20_10_23.CameraSettings.txt
(611 Bytes) Not downloaded yet


3000 frames @ 28 fps, MONO16, best 30% stacked with drizzle 1.5.

Endymion-Atlas-Hercules-Aristoteles-Eudoxus.jpg
Endymion-Atlas-Hercules-Aristoteles-Eudoxus.jpg (106.34 KiB) Viewed 55 times
20_20_27.CameraSettings.txt
(615 Bytes) Not downloaded yet


1000 @ 12 fps, MONO8, best 10% stacked. fps takes a hit with the 2x Barlow
Aristoteles-Eudoxus-2x-barlow.png
Aristoteles-Eudoxus-2x-barlow.png (238.76 KiB) Viewed 55 times
20_27_35.CameraSettings.txt
(611 Bytes) Downloaded 1 time

Dave

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests