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October 2017 Astrophotography Contest

Forum rules
Your Choice, OPEN TARGET! Limited to ONE Entry Per Month, choose wisely grasshopper! YOU must take the photo with YOUR own equipment (No Telescope Rentals).

Each month a winning photo will be voted by registered users.
The winner of each month will be displayed on the front page of myastroimages.com for one month.
Winner's photo will be automatically entered in the "Wall of Fame" Coffee Mug Contest. (See viewforum.php?f=16)

Images must not exceed 800 Pixels wide when posted in the forums. Links are allowed off site to larger images.

Contest Starts on the 1st of each month, and ends on the last day of the month.

Monthly Imaging Contest Rules.

:clearsky: Two Consecutive Monthly Wins are the Max Allowed In a Row.
:clearsky: Limit of one "Wall of Fame" win per year. :coffee:

Monthly Win Rules
Situation:
Win TWO Consecutive Months,
"Sit Out" ONE Month to RESET.
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Doug

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The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it. ― Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Post Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:46 am

October 2017 Astrophotography Contest

Open Target!

Limited to ONE Entry Per Person, Per Month!

:clearsky: Good Luck! :clearsky:
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MyAstroImages.com Photo Album. Sharing Your AstroImages On Line!
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CPC800, 60MM Classic Refractor, EON72, EON120, Atlas EQ-G, SSPro V1, SSAG, IDAS LPS Filter, TRF-2008
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gardenfish

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Joined: Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:18 am

Location: Phoenix Az.

Post Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:33 pm

Re: October 2017 Astrophotography Contest

Here is my Ghost aka IC63 in HA. ES127-QSI690- 30 1200s exp with flats/dks. Thanks for looking.


ghost33-2.jpg
ghost33-2.jpg (241.31 KiB) Viewed 66 times
Takahashi TSA120 - ES127CF - Atlas EQ-G - Celestron Advanced CG5 GT
QSI690 WSG-8 - SX Lodestar X2
Astrodon 1.25" LRGB E Series -Ha5nm -OIII -3NM -SII 3NM

ES 152 AR - 12" Goto Dob
G3 Mono - ST80
Nikon D5200 Modded
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h2opolo

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Kiloparsec

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Joined: Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:47 pm

Location: Louisiana

Post Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:29 am

Re: October 2017 Astrophotography Contest

Okay now that the eclipse is over I'll try my hand at this. Here is my NGC 7822 shot with my ED 102 and Astrodon I believe it was 15x1200 each filter
Attachments
NGC 7822 FINAL-B.jpg
NGC 7822 FINAL-B.jpg (168.46 KiB) Viewed 28 times
ES ED-102, Carbon 127, GSO RC-8, Celestron C-11,
ATIK 460 EX Mono, ZWO ASI 1600 MM cool
NEQ6, ST80, Lodestar X2,
Astrodon Ha, SII, OII, LRGB
Shoe size 11.5

Website http://www.redstickastro.com
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seti_v2

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Dielectric Constant

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Joined: Sun May 21, 2017 1:42 pm

Location: Madisonville, LA, USA

Post Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:22 pm

Re: October 2017 Astrophotography Contest

I'll throw mine in this month. Target I wanted to get for awhile now. Helix Nebula NGC 7293. Can't decide which of the two different processings I should use for the contest. Oh well, going with the closer up instead of the widefield.
16x900" Ha, 7x900" OIII wit hmy Orion 120mm Achro Refrac

Link to full res:http://astrob.in/317444/0/

helix core full resolution_smaller.jpg
helix core full resolution_smaller.jpg (83.21 KiB) Viewed 47 times
Frank

Celestron c8, Orion 120mm f5 achro, NEQ6, ASI120mm, Pentax K5, PST, filters, equip for modding pst
Down in steamy Louisiana near the bayou
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Doug

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The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it. ― Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Location: Temecula, California

Post Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:19 pm

Re: October 2017 Astrophotography Contest

This month is going to be difficult, so many great images! I'm happy to see them! Keep all the images coming, the more the merrier!
Image
MyAstroImages.com Photo Album. Sharing Your AstroImages On Line!
More Images.
:darkgrin:
CPC800, 60MM Classic Refractor, EON72, EON120, Atlas EQ-G, SSPro V1, SSAG, IDAS LPS Filter, TRF-2008

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