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st-2000xm first light.

Started by inbred, 09/19/2002 10:32PM
Posted 09/19/2002 10:32PM Opening Post
we'll I finally had a chance to sit down and try to take a serious image with the new camera. This is a mosaic of a whole bunch of shots through a Celstron 11" SCT. Resolution GREATLY reduced, this thing would be absolutely huge at even half resolution!!!!

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Posted 09/20/2002 04:32AM #1
Very nice, what filter did you use to cut down the brightness?

Jeff Hapeman

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Posted 09/21/2002 05:31AM #2
Very impressive shot Andy!
Is a mosaic capability included in the SBIG software, or
did you do this manually?

Posted 09/21/2002 04:30PM #3
Quite a project you took on there. That's a very nice image, too. How much sharpening did you do on this image?

Ron Wodaski
author of "The New CCD Astronomy"

Ron Wodaski
New Astronomy Press