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Posts Made By: DJ Hanson

April 20, 2005 04:01 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Deep Sky

Modded Nikon D70

Posted By DJ Hanson

Greg,

Nice job. I don't know if you've seen any of Walter Koprolin or ERv der Veldon's work, but they too have taken some nice astro shots with a mod'd Nikon D70:

http://astro.nightsky.at/Photo/Neb/
http://www.pbase.com/terrylovejoy/erwins_modded_d70_gallery

On other boards, I find a lot of 'unsubstantiated' hesitation for using a D70 for astro work. Your and other D70 images are helping to persuade me that the D70 really is a top, astro camera (provided like others, it is mod'd). I think so much of fine DSLR astro work, whether it be Nikon or Canon, is just removing that pesky IR filter! Keep sharing, maybe someday I'll mod my D70...

Best,

--DJ

June 16, 2005 06:18 AM Forum: Birding Optics and Photos

New Nikon D70

Posted By DJ Hanson

Congrats Mike! Also have the D70, probably will upgrade mine to the newest firmware soon. Very happy with this DSLR. Anyways, [ost some shots sometime when you get somesmile

--DJ

September 26, 2005 06:56 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Deep Sky

Nikon D50/70 vs Canon 20D

Posted By DJ Hanson

To get really nice astro shots, you'll want to modify either DSLR (D70 or 20D). Alternatively, you could also wait for the highly-anticipated 10.4 MP Nikon D200 which will be out in November 2005. Here are some example astro shots with a Nikon D70:

http://tinyurl.com/6kfwg - Horsehead Nebula
http://tinyurl.com/3zxhj - M31 Andromeda Galaxy
http://tinyurl.com/422po - California Nebula
http://tinyurl.com/49tey - Comet Machholz & M45
http://tinyurl.com/7xmbh - Flaming Star Nebula
http://tinyurl.com/43utn - Running Dog Nebula
http://tinyurl.com/5okeq - M45 Pleiades
http://tinyurl.com/6jpby - M42 Orion Nebula
http://tinyurl.com/6whoa - N American Nebula
http://tinyurl.com/6qgct - Milky Way
http://tinyurl.com/67bgh - M20 Trifid Nebula
http://tinyurl.com/6qvec - Full Moon
http://tinyurl.com/6pyeb - Half Moon
http://tinyurl.com/52jjc - Lunar Eclipse
http://tinyurl.com/5j7o2 - Earth & Grand Canyon

Best,

--DJ

September 22, 2018 10:24 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Planetary Opposition Tables - 2016 to 2030

Posted By DJ Hanson

Feel free to use - I made a while back.  Virtually all North and South latitudes across the globe are represented.  cheers, DJ

September 22, 2018 10:27 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Planetary Opposition Tables - 2016 to 2030

Posted By DJ Hanson

Mars Oppositions - 2016 to 2030

September 22, 2018 10:27 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Planetary Opposition Tables - 2016 to 2030

Posted By DJ Hanson

Jupiter Oppositions - 2016 to 2030

September 22, 2018 10:28 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Planetary Opposition Tables - 2016 to 2030

Posted By DJ Hanson

Saturn Oppositions - 2016 to 2030

September 22, 2018 10:29 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Planetary Opposition Tables - 2016 to 2030

Posted By DJ Hanson

Uranus Oppositions - 2016 to 2030

September 22, 2018 11:16 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Saturn 2018

Posted By DJ Hanson

Nice job Louis!