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August 2018 Imaging 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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MikeM

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Magellanic Cloud

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Location: NJ, USA

Post Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:51 pm

August 2018 Imaging Contest

August 2018 Astrophotography Contest



Time for the August 2018 Astrophotography Contest.

Lets get out into some clear skies and have fun :clearsky:


Open Target!

Limited to ONE Entry Per Person, Per Month!

:clearsky: Good Luck! :clearsky:
Clear Skies!
Mike

AT8RC -- FSQ-106N
G11
Atik 383L+ - EFW2 - OAG
Image
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h2opolo

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Black Hole

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Location: Louisiana

Post Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:24 pm

Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

NGC 7822

RC8 with QSI 690 Astrodon and Lodestar OAG

Roughly 27x1200 HA, SII, OIII
Attachments
NGC 7822 SHO.jpg
NGC 7822 SHO.jpg (631.1 KiB) Viewed 837 times
Carbon 127, GSO RC-8, Stellarvue 130 EDT, WO GT71 & Zenith Star 61
Losmandy G11G
NEQ6, ST80, Lodestar X2,
QSI 690 & 683
Astrodon Ha, SII, OII, LRGB
Shoe size 11.5

Website http://www.redstickastro.com
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gardenfish

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Location: Phoenix Az.

Post Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:43 pm

Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

Thats the same pic you entered last month, just with more time. You going to keep entering it until it wins???? :15:
Takahashi TSA120
Takahashi TOA150
SV70T
CEM60 - PierTech2 pier
QSI6120 WSG-8
Astrodon 31mm LRGB E Series -Ha-3nm - OIII-3nm - SII-3nm

G3 Mono - ASI290MM Mini - ST80

ES 152 AR - Atlas mount
16" goto Dob

Nikon D5200 Modded

Roll-off roof Observatory
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h2opolo

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Black Hole

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Location: Louisiana

Post Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:02 am

Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

So. It's all I got

I just finished the propeller Ill try to post that instead.

What happened to the votes on last months pole? Votes did not register
Carbon 127, GSO RC-8, Stellarvue 130 EDT, WO GT71 & Zenith Star 61
Losmandy G11G
NEQ6, ST80, Lodestar X2,
QSI 690 & 683
Astrodon Ha, SII, OII, LRGB
Shoe size 11.5

Website http://www.redstickastro.com
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MikeM

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Magellanic Cloud

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Location: NJ, USA

Post Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:35 pm

Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

Well, Sean, I guess you win being the only entry! :9: Great work though!!!
Clear Skies!
Mike

AT8RC -- FSQ-106N
G11
Atik 383L+ - EFW2 - OAG
Image
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h2opolo

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Black Hole

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Location: Louisiana

Post Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:10 am

Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

THanks Mike, I have a new image finally for submittal. I'm shooting my calibration frames now. Got my darks done yesterday (12 Hours non-stop) and tonight I'll do the flats. It's gonna be the Western and Eastern Veil.
Carbon 127, GSO RC-8, Stellarvue 130 EDT, WO GT71 & Zenith Star 61
Losmandy G11G
NEQ6, ST80, Lodestar X2,
QSI 690 & 683
Astrodon Ha, SII, OII, LRGB
Shoe size 11.5

Website http://www.redstickastro.com
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tcorridan

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Location: New Zealand

Post Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:18 pm

Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

Are we going to have a September 2018 Astrophotography Contest?
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Craig

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Location: Slave Lake Alberta

Post Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:11 am

Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

Yes i would think one of the global moderators will set it up
Craig

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Meade 115mm ED Triplet, Orion Atlas EQ-G, Orion ST80, SSAG, Nikon D5200, BackyardNIKON

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