First photo of M42

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First photo of M42

Post by HopperRox » Sat Feb 13, 2016 11:20 am

This was one of my first images of Orion using a Nikon D3200, with a 270mm lens and a star tracker.
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Re: First photo of M42

Post by Doug » Sat Feb 13, 2016 12:08 pm

Hi Hopper!

Glad to see you make it to the forums. Welcome!

That's an awesome shot of your first photo. Really very good for the first try. You even have some "Running Man" in the top. As you gain more experience, you'll soon see better results. Of course there is room for improvement, but, for a first shot I'd call it a win!

Truly, I wish my first was as good as yours!


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Re: First photo of M42

Post by Andre » Tue Feb 16, 2016 2:59 am

Much better image than my first ten attempts or so , well done .
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Re: First photo of M42

Post by PeterT » Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:32 am

Those little Star Trackers seem to do pretty well with a telephoto. I'll have to look into that for a quick set up option.
Good job on M42 !
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Re: First photo of M42

Post by DkN » Fri Feb 19, 2016 8:08 am

How exciting is it the first time capture an image like this? Congrats.

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Re: First photo of M42

Post by MikeM » Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:35 am

Good job on your first try! Keep at it!!
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Re: First photo of M42

Post by Nzlr » Sun Feb 28, 2016 3:54 am

Wow awesome picture!

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