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Remote Mosaics

Members: 3
Latest Activity: Dec 31, 2010

The purpose of this group is to attempt to create large images by combining members images together. The image above was created by combining multiple images from multiple scopes to creates the resulting composite. Using similar processes this group will endevour to create huge mosaics to be shared by the group as it sees fit. Sound like fun? Join up and let's see what we can do!

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Sky Access

Started by Marc Basti. Last reply by Marc Basti Dec 30, 2010. 2 Replies

Since we all deal w/trees, bldgs. obstructions, what is the best part of sky? I can only go from E to meridien and my southern limit is around betelguise maybe a little farther N (I know that…Continue

First Target

Started by Trevor Woodrow Dec 29, 2010. 0 Replies

Now I've never created a mosaic with someone else's shots before. So first we'll have to pick a target and gather some images. What should be first?

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Comment by Marc Basti on December 31, 2010 at 7:12am
I posted a "help" question on CN
http://www.cloudynights.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php/Cat/0/Number/42...
See what kind of experience is out there we can tap into. There is some nice widefields of ngc2264 on Flickr to give an idea. Not positive I can shoot this,definite maybe (maybe borrow the Klooz tree filter), next time its clear I'll slew over and see. Marc
Comment by Trevor Woodrow on December 30, 2010 at 8:44pm
Let's pick a target...or is there something we have all alreday hit? Hopper, look at what Marc and I discussed below...can you hit that cluster from your site? Maybe we start there? Open for suggestions, I am just excited to start a project...
Comment by Trevor Woodrow on December 30, 2010 at 3:11pm
http://www.howardedin.com/articles/fov.html

According to this your FOV would be 2 degrees 16 minutes and 16 sec by 1 degree 30 min and 50 sec. with 2 arc sec per pixel

that is freakin' huge!
Comment by Marc Basti on December 30, 2010 at 2:14pm
I think this could be an interesting project. Marc
Comment by Marc Basti on December 30, 2010 at 2:13pm
Trevor, do you know how to figure out how many degrees are in your (mine) telescope field of view? My numbers are 80mm,f7,FL560 Marc
 

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