Paul Walker
Paul Walker
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Joined: Dec 9, 2012
Last seen: May 31, 2024
Topics: 7 / Replies: 88
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RE: The Great American Eclipse from Williston, Vt

Nice set of images Terri. You had enough focal length to get the kind I detail I knew I wouldn't get at the 300mm fl I had intended to use (my lens op...

2 months ago
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RE: Solar Eclipse - 2024-04-08 - At HOS

Thanks. They are the same ones I sent out to the vtastronmy@list.

2 months ago
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RE: Solar Eclipse - 2024-04-08 - At HOS

Here I switched from recording video to taking still shots.This is a stack of 23 shots take at 3:28:02 PM, 9 seconds after mid-totality.I darkened the...

2 months ago
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RE: M31 - Andromeda New Years Image

While the first one looks more "natural" the remake has more pop without being over processed. I too like them both though I find the 2nd more aesthe...

5 months ago
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RE: M31 - Andromeda New Years Image

Yes, nicely done. I'm a fan of the more natural, more subdued look for galaxies as well. I'm amazed that you could retain the cores of all 3 galaxie...

6 months ago
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RE: Images of The Moon

Another Mosaic - Western Edge of the Moon For those who haven't been able to take advantage of the rare clear nights this Fall or don't have a teles...

7 months ago
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RE: Eclipse 2023 from Eldorado, Tx

Nice to hear you got to see it. Nice sequence. Looking forward to seeing the H-alpha shots. Good travels. Paul

8 months ago
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RE: Crescent Nebula (C27, NGC6888, Sh2-105_

Yes, nice image. I too like your choices in the color processing. The "spikes" certainly are not objectionable in the image. Yes, they are probab...

9 months ago
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RE: Leo Triplet (M65, M66, NGC 3628) with a guest annotation by ChatGPT

Well, you can always make 2 (or more versions)! Seldom is there just one "best" result.

1 year ago
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RE: Leo Triplet (M65, M66, NGC 3628) with a guest annotation by ChatGPT

Yes, very nice rendition. And they look so much bigger in pictures than in person! As you know it is hard to render the faint outer parts of galaxi...

1 year ago
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RE: Sunspots, in "white light"

2023-05-28 ~13:03 to 13:07 EDT Sunspot #3315 I could see the dark "bridge" within the white cleft was visible the 8" Dobsonian at 244x indicating ...

1 year ago
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RE: Sunspots, in "white light"

2023-05-23 13:23 EDT Sunspot #3311 10" f/5.6 stopped down to 8" f/7 with a Baader ASTF 8" full aperture filter. 2X Barlow (2.65x eff), HD video @ ...

1 year ago
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RE: Supernova in M101

Here's my contribution. I have my 6" f/4 on the Atlas mount right now so that's the scope I used. Image is a stack of 15, 4 minutes exposures, with ...

1 year ago
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RE: M92

Nicely done Terri. The star colors came out well, lots of brighter orangish stars and even more faint blue ones. I spotted what looks like a planet...

1 year ago
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RE: M97 (Owl Cluster) and M108 (Surfboard Galaxy)

Nice image. Glad to see you and Terri are getting some deep sky imaging in. I've been focusing my attention on the Moon and Sun. And look at all th...

1 year ago
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