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    Default 16 March 2019, Lunar Zoom



    Nabbed five lunar captures last night.

    The first is only SV102T and ASI171MC. The middle three are the same only with 2× barlow, and on the last I swapped for the 3× focal extender. Since the seeing was really good last night, I wanted to see how much I could push the SV.

    All are best 10% of 1000, AS!2, RS6, PS for cropping. SV102T, ASI174MC, AVX.

    I also did some DSO imaging as well as visual observing. We'll see if those images are worth posting or not.









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    Default Re: 16 March 2019, Lunar Zoom

    nice job Bryan. try a mosaic with those separate captures. you will get a high resolution and detailed version.
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    Default Re: 16 March 2019, Lunar Zoom

    Some great images Bryan
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    Default Re: 16 March 2019, Lunar Zoom

    Once again buddy, a nice sharp set of Lunar lovelies!
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    Quote Originally Posted by geethq View Post
    nice job Bryan. try a mosaic with those separate captures. you will get a high resolution and detailed version.
    MS Ice to the rescue...

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    Default Re: 16 March 2019, Lunar Zoom

    great, now you need few more panels to complete the mosaic
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    Quote Originally Posted by bladekeeper View Post
    MS Ice to the rescue...
    dang this Ice thing is easy. it took me an hour to resize and align then manually on PS. this app did it in seconds. thanks for the app
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    Default Re: 16 March 2019, Lunar Zoom

    Awesome!! Great job, Bryan!
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    Default Re: 16 March 2019, Lunar Zoom

    Another good night for you Bryan, great stuff.

    MS Ice? I'm about to post one of the first ones from the 294 - need some work after RS
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    dang this Ice thing is easy. it took me an hour to resize and align then manually on PS. this app did it in seconds. thanks for the app
    I've found ICE to be either incredibly easy and fast or frustrating. Sometimes you end up with cubist artwork, or a puzzle you are trying to assemble while drunk and blindfolded.

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    Another good night for you Bryan, great stuff.

    MS Ice? I'm about to post one of the first ones from the 294 - need some work after RS
    Thanks, Steve. Trying to crank my DSO images through. Not liking the noise level, but with my shorter exposures due to lack of guiding, I need to stretch them until they pop. Less noise and less DSO, or more noise and more DSO.
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