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Post Options Post Options   Quote WestCoastCannuck Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 March 2021 at 22:58
Well... its been a while since I have posted here but I have a new scope, and would like to share my first and only night time effort with it, from March 22nd. :)

Here is a crop of the full disc file. (opens to 100%)


And here is the full disc. (Zoom twice at Flickr)
Luna 2021-0322 65% by Mike Nash, on Flickr

And the beasty setup and waiting for dark. :)


Cheers!

Mike
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Miranda F Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 March 2021 at 22:59
Originally posted by WestCoastCannuck WestCoastCannuck wrote:

Number 1 is a very creative capture Hezu! I LIKE it!   

Yes, I like it too, Hezu. Nicely done.
I tried for ages to get one of those with the moon sharp as well, but decided in the end it is impossible without faking it. Any lens long enough to get the moon decently large in the frame seems to have too small a DOF to get both sharp at the same time. I guess a sufficiently small sensor might do, but then you'd have to open the aperture up to get enough light ...
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 March 2021 at 20:51
Originally posted by WestCoastCannuck WestCoastCannuck wrote:

Well... its been a while since I have posted here but I have a new scope, and would like to share my first and only night time effort with it, from March 22nd. :)

And the beasty setup and waiting for dark. :)


Cheers!

Mike

Impressive Mike, both the equipment and the shots !
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Originally posted by Miranda F Miranda F wrote:

Originally posted by WestCoastCannuck WestCoastCannuck wrote:

Number 1 is a very creative capture Hezu! I LIKE it!   

Yes, I like it too, Hezu. Nicely done.
I tried for ages to get one of those with the moon sharp as well, but decided in the end it is impossible without faking it. Any lens long enough to get the moon decently large in the frame seems to have too small a DOF to get both sharp at the same time. I guess a sufficiently small sensor might do, but then you'd have to open the aperture up to get enough light ...

That's so true...

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Post Options Post Options   Quote mikey2000 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 March 2021 at 20:58
I'm liking the new Beast, Mike! I'm looking forward to the stacked shots.   Are you ready for planetary stuff?

I agree about the moon/foreground impossibility. I suppose the secret is to get something on a very distant horizon so it can be as near to infinity as possible. That rules out tree branches and rules in sky scrapers etc...
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Time for a few more from my AS1600 non-sony camera:

elephant trunk SHO


NGC7538 Brain Nebula RGBHaOiii
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Post Options Post Options   Quote WestCoastCannuck Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 March 2021 at 21:29
Wow Mike. Those are beautiful. Nice star points... clean.   Colors... just wow. The first has more impact for me with all the more varied colors... but both great.   

Need to complete my RGB set for planets - only have green. Or... maybe just a one shot colour cam. Have to see. 😆
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Stunning pics, Mike!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 March 2021 at 21:43
Originally posted by skm.sa100 skm.sa100 wrote:

Stunning pics, Mike!

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Post Options Post Options   Quote francis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 April 2021 at 20:31
super moon on Capri

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Jadom Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 April 2021 at 21:39
Originally posted by francis francis wrote:

super moon on Capri


Ouch. So beautiful.

Edited by Micholand - 11 April 2021 at 16:41
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Yesterday's waxing crescent

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Miranda F Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 May 2021 at 23:10
Stunning telescope pics, Mikey, and I *love* that image of Capri, Francis.
Here are my attempts at the super-moon, the first a few days before, the second the boring one, and the third my artistic attempt! All shot with the Minolta 500mm Reflex on A7Rii.







For some reason the full-moon pics never look as sharp as the partials, but I'm very pleased with the definition of the reflex on shot #2. Sadly the white (black!) rose in shot#3 got blown over and broken in the gales. I'll have to see if I can make some cuttings take.

Edited by Miranda F - 08 May 2021 at 23:44
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the return

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