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    Beautiful set of lunar images, Bryan.

    I totally understand the eyes-glazing-over thing. Earlier this week, we had house guests that were having coffee near the pool in the morning. I came out carrying my solar "stuff"... Telling Dana that I was gonna "take a shot".

    As most know, my solar mount is very near the pool, which sparked the usual, "Whatcha doin'?" questions. As I started explaining the process, their eyes revealed that certain signal that they had left the planet. That's when Dana said, "He's taking a picture of the sun."

    Conversation over.

    Thanks for sharing your session and lunar work. We "get it".

    Clear Skies
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    Nice images of Luna Bryan. I feel like you're starting to drift to the dark side of AP so watch out for Darth Sidious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lowjiber View Post
    Beautiful set of lunar images, Bryan.

    I totally understand the eyes-glazing-over thing. Earlier this week, we had house guests that were having coffee near the pool in the morning. I came out carrying my solar "stuff"... Telling Dana that I was gonna "take a shot".

    As most know, my solar mount is very near the pool, which sparked the usual, "Whatcha doin'?" questions. As I started explaining the process, their eyes revealed that certain signal that they had left the planet. That's when Dana said, "He's taking a picture of the sun."

    Conversation over.

    Thanks for sharing your session and lunar work. We "get it".

    Clear Skies
    Haha! Awesome! Yeah, with some folks, they look like you've got them tied to a chair and are coming at them with a cattle prod.

    Thanks, John!

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    Nice images of Luna Bryan. I feel like you're starting to drift to the dark side of AP so watch out for Darth Sidious.
    Thanks, Michael!

    No dark side for me. I'm just a visual guy who dabbles. Kinda fun.
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    Default Re: I Had a Short Night Too!

    Hey Bryan.
    I notice these are png files.
    Is this a better way to upload to the forum?
    I have been using jpg file format.
    Thank you. :-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Don Quixote View Post
    Hey Bryan.
    I notice these are png files.
    Is this a better way to upload to the forum?
    I have been using jpg file format.
    Thank you. :-)
    Hi Mark! You can upload a larger file (hence more data) as a png or tif compared to a jpg.
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    Nice shots Bryan! Do you use a filter to handle CA?
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    Hi Bryan. Wow this is a great gallery of excellent lunar images from you. You achieved great contrast, sharpness, and clarity in these captures. Short session or not, it was time well spent. Thanks for sharing these nice lunar shots with us Bryan, and keep up this great work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigzmey View Post
    Nice shots Bryan! Do you use a filter to handle CA?
    Thanks, Andrey! No sir, no filter. A monochrome camera hides the CA pretty well.

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    Hi Bryan. Wow this is a great gallery of excellent lunar images from you. You achieved great contrast, sharpness, and clarity in these captures. Short session or not, it was time well spent. Thanks for sharing these nice lunar shots with us Bryan, and keep up this great work.
    Thank you very much, Marshall! I always keep you in mind when making lunar images.
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    Very nice lunar shots Bryan! You should stitch those together in photoshop they would make a great mosaic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prowler75 View Post
    Very nice lunar shots Bryan! You should stitch those together in photoshop they would make a great mosaic.
    Thanks, Craig!

    Ya know, I thought about that. Might give it a whirl over the weekend.
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