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    Default While waiting for comet Catalina...



    While waiting for clear skies and comet Catalina I had a go at playing with some data of C/2014 Lovejoy from January. Man what a process getting tight colorful stars and a clean comet. Hats off to all you comet masters out there. I've so much to learn still. This is from 15-300 sec exposures one set stacked on the stars and another set on the comet in DSS. 11 darks and 20 bias frames used as well. Best of luck on Capturing Catalina everyone!
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    Default Re: While waiting for comet Catalina...

    Very nice Chris! I thought you were the comet master!
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    Default Re: While waiting for comet Catalina...

    Great image! Beautiful...
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    Default Re: While waiting for comet Catalina...

    Beautiful comet. Thanks for posting
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    Default Re: While waiting for comet Catalina...

    Quote Originally Posted by bladekeeper View Post
    Very nice Chris! I thought you were the comet master!
    So very kind sir thank you for that! I've still much to learn though. Comets are simply amazing and the ultimate challenge in my book.
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    Default Re: While waiting for comet Catalina...

    Excellent image, thanks for sharing.
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    Default Re: While waiting for comet Catalina...

    I'm with Bryan. I always look up to you when checking out comet images! This one is amazing!

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    Default Re: While waiting for comet Catalina...

    SUPER image, Chris!! That's an image deserving the title "Lovejoy From The Comet Master"!!
    Very Well Done!!
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    Default Re: While waiting for comet Catalina...

    Nice job, Chris.

    I'm still sitting on a pile of images of Lovejoy myself that I never had much success stacking in DSS (definitely not for the lack of trying though). Hopefully, one of these days I'll get it right. But until I do my best comet images continue to be just single exposures.
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    Wonderful! Well done!
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