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Unguided Goodness with the ES/Losmandy G11 PMC-Eight and ES Telescope Drive Master (TDM) #ExploreScientific #G11 #astrophotography #TDM


Jerry Hubbell - Explore Scientific VP Engineering
 
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I was up early on the morning of March 1st and decided to open up MSRO StationOne for some quick imaging since the sky was clear. The seeing not so good. I decided to image M51 and here is the result. This is the first time I tried using the wavelet filtering function in Registax 6 on a deep-sky image. It turned out pretty well, I wasn't real aggressive with it.
Here is the link to the full sized image in the Photos folder

https://espmc-eight.groups.io/g/MAIN/photo/112946/0/M51_Processed1_Labeled2a.png?p=Created,,,20,2,0,0


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Jerry Hubbell
Vice President of Engineering

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Mark Slade Remote Observatory (MSRO) IAU MPC W54 Equipment
Wilderness, VA
Mounts
: ES PMC-Eight G11 + Telescope Drive Master (TDM)
Scopes: ES 165 FPL-53 ED APO CF, ES 102 FCD100 ED APO CF
Cameras:  QHY174M-GPS + FW, QHY163C
Misc: 3-inch 0.7x Focal Reducer Field Flattener, Filters: Luminance,
Red, V-band Photometric, Diffuser, 200 lpmm Spectral Grating

Software: MaxIm DL 6, Cartes du Ciel, Astrometrica, AstroImageJ, AutoStakkert!