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Posts Made By: Pat Plunkett

December 1, 2009 04:46 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

One more Questar moon -- 11/21/09

Posted By Pat Plunkett

I did a little tiny bit of "playing" and came up with the attached... See if you like it. I didn't try to fix the little overlap problem, 'cause I only had a couple of minutes. I used GIMP, by the way...

Pat

P.S. Oops - when it is displayed through the 'net, it looks like I overdid the sharpening by about 10%, but you get the idea...

January 3, 2010 02:30 PM Forum: Equipment Talk

New Orion Dob's Any thoughts?

Posted By Pat Plunkett

Big Dobs are like grandchildren and swimming pools - great to visit, but not to care for!!! Hopefully someone will have a 50" at the next star party I attend! Wonder who is making these huge mirrors and how good they are(?)

Pat

January 5, 2010 05:41 AM Forum: Wildlife Photography

Snow Snake--Photographic Proof!!

Posted By Pat Plunkett

Hmmm... I thought their normal habitat was on ski slopes, where they tend to grab your bindings and make you fall (usually while showing off)...