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Started by JohnH, Mar 03, 2023, 15:18:54

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I was trying to image Jupiter last night (problem 1: get Jupiter on the imaging chip). In the process I took a short sequence of the Moon through my guide scope:

Not great but I was surprised to get anything.

Image 2nd March 2023 81% illumination. Altitude 54 Deg.

Telescope: AltairAstro Starwave Guidescope 50mm f4
Camera: ZWO ASI 120 MM

Stacked in ASIVideoStack
Cropped, Curves and Levels in Photoshop
Denoised: Topaz AIDenoise
Sharpened: Topaz AISharpen
Resized: Topaz AIGigapixel

Sir Isaac Newton should have said, "If I have seen further than others it is by inventing my own telescope".


A great result.  Keeping Moon and planets on the chip while you take a photo can be a challenge. 


PS: Just re-read it, didn;t realise this was through your guidescope, that's pretty good.