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Schedar and PacMan

Postby cybermystic » Mon Sep 22, 2014 11:41 am

I lost an hour and 45-minutes of good imaging time setting up the mini-WASP array last night. Sometimes it decides it is going to fight me every inch of the way for absolutely no good reason. Finally managed to get 4 x 30-minute subs on all 3 cameras for a total imaging time of 6 hours (which for 2 actual imaging hours is a good return) :D :D :D . I actually got 5 subs per camera but as I went in to the observatory to shut down at 1:30 a.m. like a clumsy idiot I bumped the mount and lost the last sub :cry: :cry: :cry: It's a bit painful to lose a half hour sub that way. Anyway - here's the result with my abysmal processing - I am sure Noel will turn out something that bears very little resemblance to my effort grin01 grin01

ImagePacMan and Schedar with the mini-WASP array by cybermystic, on Flickr

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Nexstar 11 GPS, 2 x Sky 90, M25C, MaximDL, Photshop CS3, Noel Carboni's Photoshop actions, 7 foot Pulsar fibreglass dome, Canon 40D, 100mm macro lens, 28-200mm zoom lens, 17-55mm f#2.8 zoom lens, 100-400mm zoom lens, 1.4x converter, 2x converter.
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Re: Schedar and PacMan

Postby cybermystic » Tue Sep 23, 2014 4:43 pm

I have just quickly processed the full 13-hours of data taken on this one. Personally I can't see much of an improvement with the extra 7-hours sad1 sad1 sad1 but I'll leave it to Noel Carboni to provide the definitive version.

ImagePacMan and Schedar 13-hour version by cybermystic, on Flickr

Greg
Nexstar 11 GPS, 2 x Sky 90, M25C, MaximDL, Photshop CS3, Noel Carboni's Photoshop actions, 7 foot Pulsar fibreglass dome, Canon 40D, 100mm macro lens, 28-200mm zoom lens, 17-55mm f#2.8 zoom lens, 100-400mm zoom lens, 1.4x converter, 2x converter.
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Re: Schedar and PacMan

Postby Rorschach » Sat Sep 27, 2014 10:05 am

I was wondering what you meant by "PacMan" at first. :mrgreen:

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Re: Schedar and PacMan

Postby cybermystic » Mon Oct 06, 2014 11:18 am

I composited the recent deep mini-WASP array image of PacMan/Schedar with some earlier Hyperstar III data (also pretty deep) of PacMan only.
This is the result.
Note the Herbig-Haro objects towards bottom-right.

ImagePacMan composite by cybermystic, on Flickr

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Nexstar 11 GPS, 2 x Sky 90, M25C, MaximDL, Photshop CS3, Noel Carboni's Photoshop actions, 7 foot Pulsar fibreglass dome, Canon 40D, 100mm macro lens, 28-200mm zoom lens, 17-55mm f#2.8 zoom lens, 100-400mm zoom lens, 1.4x converter, 2x converter.
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