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MarkS

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12 hours of Cone, Fox Fur and Christmas Tree Cluster
« on: Mar 03, 2012, 17:04:53 »
I think this is the longest total exposure time I have ever done.

It comprises:
60 x 5 min with CLS filter at ISO 800
81 x 5 min with IR/UV filter at ISO 800
Imaged over 3 evenings: 27 Nov and 19 Feb at High Halden, then 25 Feb at Rother Valley Deep Sky Camp

As usual, H-alpha modified Canon 350D on Tak Epsilon 180ED



Larger version (full frame but 2/3 scaled) here:
http://www.markshelley.co.uk/Astronomy/2012/cone25022012.jpg

I think this one might go off to a magazine  ;)

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Re: 12 hours of Cone, Fox Fur and Christmas Tree Cluster
« Reply #1 on: Mar 03, 2012, 17:26:04 »
Gawd blimey. A really stunning image. I daren't look at the full size version.
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Re: 12 hours of Cone, Fox Fur and Christmas Tree Cluster
« Reply #2 on: Mar 03, 2012, 18:42:34 »
Not bad I suppose, good effort  :roll:

Sorry, old habits  :twisted:
Very nice

I prefer the full size image, it sort of shows everything in context
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Re: 12 hours of Cone, Fox Fur and Christmas Tree Cluster
« Reply #3 on: Mar 04, 2012, 07:53:34 »
great Mark - Lovely fov & your usual expert processing... Very smooth & great colours - Look forward to seeing this in the magazines.... John

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Re: 12 hours of Cone, Fox Fur and Christmas Tree Cluster
« Reply #4 on: Mar 04, 2012, 14:52:13 »
Very nice Mark, so much going on in there! lovely star colours
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Re: 12 hours of Cone, Fox Fur and Christmas Tree Cluster
« Reply #5 on: Mar 05, 2012, 06:10:09 »
Great image, Mark. The full size offering has some great detail.
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