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    Default Sword of Orion in Galileoscope



    This just fits into the FOV with my 2.3 MP Blackfly RGB camera (1/1.2" sensor) rotated 90°. Field rotation takes its toll too so there is missing data in the corners even though it is already heavily cropped.

    With the recent firmware update the camera can take 32 second exposures and even though my tracking is not great it was workable for the relatively wide field of the Galileoscope (piggybacked onto the Celestron 8" via a camera adapter) with some additional downsampling and discarding a quarter of the frames. In the end I stacked 270 x 32s RGB which makes it one of my longer total integration times
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    Default Re: Sword of Orion in Galileoscope

    Nice pic Christian!!!
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    Default Re: Sword of Orion in Galileoscope

    Very nice
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    Default Re: Sword of Orion in Galileoscope

    Damn! That came out a lot better than some DSLR images I've tak..er, um, seen, on the forum! Seen, yeah... That's what I meant!
    Very nice indeed. Love the color you brought out for the exposure time.
    Well Done!
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    Default Re: Sword of Orion in Galileoscope

    Very nice shot. Thanks for sharing it.
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    Default Re: Sword of Orion in Galileoscope

    Very nice image, Christian, considering the equipment utilized. I'm impressed!
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    Default Re: Sword of Orion in Galileoscope

    Nice image thanks for sharing
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    Default Re: Sword of Orion in Galileoscope

    Looking good!

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    Default Re: Sword of Orion in Galileoscope

    Nice image. Thanks for posting.
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    Default Re: Sword of Orion in Galileoscope

    That's very nice. Well done!
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