The Ring Nebula (M57)

Posted by rastaman
on Friday, August 30, 2013

just purchased orion g3 color ccd,the pic u c is just 1x16 sec exposure!i was just tryin it 2 c how good/sensitive it was+suffice 2 say I was stunned at wat I got for 16secs.not much processing-stretched,hue,brightness,contrast,pixel squaring,thats bout it,cant wait 2 set wedge up properly+set my smart drive 2 times then I should b able 2 take longer exp.+pullout more detail.but very happy with a 16 second result,i used slide film for bout yr+2 get same pic on film would of took me bout 30-40mins!!

intruments-lx90 uhtc

                   80mm guidescope

                   orion ccd

                  meade l.p.i.

                  30 eyepices,filters,2x+3x telenegative barlows(meade)baader uv/ir cut/booster filter for ccd

                  prism for star spectrum

                  acer extensa-win.7 laptop(only for astro applications)

                 software used-orion camera studio


                                          photoshop 7

                                          registax 6

                                         deepsky stacker

                                         stellarium 12.1(2 control scope-goto)

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