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Mar 22, 2020 08:20 |  #4531

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Mar 22, 2020 20:43 |  #4532

gaabnz wrote in post #19015788 (external link)
First astro for the season last night. Had to remove a couple of frames as Mr Musk's satellite train passed over us.

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Excellent composition:-)
....and yes, someone really needs to talk to Mr. Musk about his propensity to launch so many satellites and the precedent that sets for future launches


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Mar 23, 2020 03:12 |  #4533

Pax2You wrote in post #19031709 (external link)
Excellent composition:-)
....and yes, someone really needs to talk to Mr. Musk about his propensity to launch so many satellites and the precedent that sets for future launches

Thank you very much. It was a really cool spot.

Down here in New Zealand, we were put on Covid 19 shut down today. All businesses not deemed essential have to close for 4 weeks. I'm hoping to get some astro in over this period.


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Mar 23, 2020 09:27 as a reply to  @ gaabnz's post |  #4534

Keep safe! I'm looking forward to seeing your work


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Mar 24, 2020 05:23 |  #4535

Attempted this last year but the tide was high so was not able to get close to the rock; perfect conditions this time around

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Quite happy with the amount of Milky Way detail I was able to extract from Bortle 4 light pollution

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Mar 30, 2020 10:00 |  #4537

A couple milky ways


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Mar 31, 2020 14:15 |  #4538

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Nice captures ! Looks like you had a great horizon for taking these images ?!




  
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Apr 03, 2020 09:27 |  #4539

First time using Sequator and it was easy and really helped with the noise. 6 stacked images. Zeiss 25mm f2

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Apr 04, 2020 11:41 |  #4540

What software do most use when stacking these pictures?


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Apr 04, 2020 12:17 |  #4541

basketballfreak6 wrote in post #19032575 (external link)
Attempted this last year but the tide was high so was not able to get close to the rock; perfect conditions this time around

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Quite happy with the amount of Milky Way detail I was able to extract from Bortle 4 light pollution

I'd say you nailed it! Never tried it but hope to capture my first Milky Way shot sometime this year.




  
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Apr 04, 2020 14:22 |  #4542

biffleg wrote in post #19040383 (external link)
I'd say you nailed it! Never tried it but hope to capture my first Milky Way shot sometime this year.

Agreed, awesome shot


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Apr 04, 2020 16:58 as a reply to  @ Celestron's post |  #4543

I started with a decent horizon then went bad fast, you can really see the clouds on the horizon they came in fast and obscured things. The moon was full that night so I had about an hour and a half. The portrait shot between the tents was a first attempt at stacking to help reduce noise,. I had to scrape most of the frames do to clouds, and after getting back learned I needed to do a few other steps to help reduce the noise.


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Apr 06, 2020 02:13 |  #4544

biffleg wrote in post #19040383 (external link)
I'd say you nailed it! Never tried it but hope to capture my first Milky Way shot sometime this year.

Eddie wrote in post #19040473 (external link)
Agreed, awesome shot

Thanks guys! The bright lights on the horizon from the large cruise ship and boats made it harder to pull out the Milky Way core so would definitely like to try again without them there; also I would attempt to compose a little differently too to make the rock look even more like the dolphin leaping out of the water.

And best of luck on your attempt biffleg!


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Apr 08, 2020 08:57 |  #4545

By-tor wrote in post #19040363 (external link)
What software do most use when stacking these pictures?

I have a pc and use the free download Sequator which is easy to use and works well. Can't beat the cost!


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