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Barry Brence
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NGC 7380

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marc Basti Jul 6, 2011. 5 Replies

Has anyone imaged NGC 7380? Wondering how difficult a target it might be from a moderately light poluted area with a 6" Newtonian and a non-modified Canon 350D.....and no Ha filter.ThanksBarryContinue


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Orion 6" imaging Newtonian, Celestron CG5 mount, Orion ST80mm guide scope, Canon 350D, Orion StarShoot II color ccd guide camera

10" Classic Dobsonian, 104mm Mak-Cass OTA

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My first astrophoto............

Posted on May 16, 2011 at 9:30pm 3 Comments

My first digital photo of the moon was taken in 2006, but I actually started many, many years earlier.

In 1957, comet Arrend-Roland was bright in the sky. A friend of mine had a decent camera......can't remember exactly what it was. But we set it on a tripod and started clicking away with B&W film. Both of our dad's had… Continue

How did you get started in astrophotography?

Posted on May 13, 2011 at 3:47pm 7 Comments

And......if you knew then what you know now, would you do it all over again?

I think I probably started like most of hand-holding a point & shoot, cheapo digital camera up to the eyepiece of your telescope, at the moon. In my case it was a 6" Dob. I think I shot 30 or more frames that first time. Most of them were out of focus or not centered right, but a few just knocked my socks off. I was amazed it could be done!

That lead to some ill-fated attempts to… Continue

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At 7:51am on May 12, 2011, samiam said…
nice images . welcome .
At 12:53am on May 12, 2011, Trevor Woodrow said…
Welcome Barry!


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