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Russ Ruggles
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To avoid Spam and Bots, to join we simply ask you to describe your primary telescope setup.
C-11 GPS Fork, Wedge, Pier mounted
SBIG ST-i Guide Camera w/lens kit
Canon 450D Modified, QHY 8 OSC, ZWO ASI 120MC
C-8SE Grab and Go Scope
Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G with WO GTF81 MM
How many planets are there in our solar system?
8 plus many more depending of your definition
How did you hear about us?
I dropped by many years ago and couldn't find the exit door so here I am....

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Photo Sharing and Blog - What's the best option?

Posted on April 19, 2012 at 2:31pm 0 Comments

So I'm thinking of starting my own website to upload photos and post a thought or two and looking out there in the virtual world there appears to be plenty of options.

What I think is important:

Right Click protection, Watermarks.

Being able to have my own style and Logo.

Image size is not restricted or "resized" on upload.

Multiple Image file types (png, tiff, FITS, RAW if possible)

Large amount of storage.

Private folders as well as public. Password…


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At 12:40pm on October 3, 2017, Eric Marlatt said…

Sup Russ! Things are great, finally imaging again after a break.

At 5:35pm on September 13, 2016, Kevin Domzalski said…

Russ - Thanks for the warm welcome.
To the "How many planets ..." question I tried to reply "8 - but there used to be more" but it failed the bot-check.

At 2:56pm on December 3, 2014, Pete Thompson said…

Hi Russ - I live in Beaverton. There is a pretty dark sky park out on Hwy 26 that I use for my astrophoto work. Love it !

Pete T

At 7:20am on September 11, 2013, James Reynolds said…

Hi Russ. Sorry for the tardy reply. I ws using a Cannon Rebel t3i with the kit telephoto lens.

At 1:59pm on January 3, 2013, James Reynolds said…

Hi Russ, I am using a Cannon T3i:

Exposure Time: 1/200 sec., Aperture Value: 7.00 EV (f/11.3), ISO Speed Rating: 200.

I am just dipping my toes into the water and welcome any/all suggestions. I am eager to learn this hobby.

At 9:09am on May 15, 2012, Gordon Miller said…

Russ, Thanks for the quick reply. I've read the information and it make sense. I appreciate your guidance. Cheers, Gordon

At 12:49pm on February 24, 2011, space_jockey said…
Lake havasu city here... Used to live up in flagstaff!
At 11:44am on February 24, 2011, space_jockey said…
Welcome Russ!
At 11:28am on February 24, 2011, Trevor Woodrow said…
Take your time and enjoy. Plenty to see and do. Everyone here is very friendly and helpful. Make yourself at home....but please keep your feet off the furniture. Just kidding!
At 5:42pm on February 23, 2011, Trevor Woodrow said…
Welcome Russ!

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