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New Naked Eye Comet - 17/P Holmes

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16 years 6 months ago #54371 by daveg
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Hi Folks

Heres the comets tail before this disconnection event that occured over the 8/9th. I have some imgs from that night if they show this event will post them.

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16 years 6 months ago #54374 by JohnMurphy
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Well done Dave you've definitely got it there.
How long an exposure?

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16 years 6 months ago #54384 by daveg
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Thnx John

13x 1min exp. flats and darks applied.
Initial processing in ImagesPlus and then numerous layer (Histogram, curves, unsharp mask, gaussian blur) adjustments in Paint Shop ProX.


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16 years 6 months ago #54396 by John D
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Very nice image Dave :D

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16 years 6 months ago #54415 by phoenix
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No tail, just a 13 minute window in the cloud tonight gave 12x30second images binned at 2x2.


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16 years 6 months ago #54418 by wellbuttie
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Tried to image Holmes with the 170 - 500mm Sigma lens at 500mm, F5.6 on Friday evening. This is the result of 81 shots ranging from 15 to 90 seconds using a 350D



The disconnection is faint at the top?

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