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Started by jsuro, 08/18/2003 01:34AM
Posted 08/18/2003 01:34AM Opening Post
Another round of images with my NS11 and Olympus digicam. The seeing and transparency were really good this morning at about a 7/10 Pickering and 4/6 for transparency for the first time in about 4 months but my images were not any better than previous ones.

I still haven't figured this out but I'm speculating that I need more magnification. I estimate my system is presently at F20, so I figure I need to be at F30~40 for better images. That means another eyepiece or barlowing .

Any way, here's the image:

Take Care,

Jose Suro
Tierra Verde, Florida

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Posted 08/18/2003 01:38AM #1

Great! image , I think you just raised the bar
for digital camera Mars images , the best I have
seen so far .


Wes Higgins
Posted 08/18/2003 02:40AM #2
Hi Jose -

Despite your complaints, that is a nice image!

If you find that the image is not better, even in good seeing, maybe the collimation is slightly off?

Just guessing here.....great image anyways!

Posted 08/18/2003 07:24PM #3
Jose, if not the best, definitely one of the best Digital Camera shots I've seen!
Great detail my friend!



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