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Half Moon 5/17, 


            Andreas Dietz

Half Moon 5/17

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/5

Imaging cameras: Sony NEX-5T modified

Mounts: OTE 150 I

Focal reducers: Samyang 2x Teleconverter - T Mount

Software: Emil Kraaikamp Autostackert! 2  ·  Serif PhotoPlus X7  ·  StarTools

Accessory: Sony Time-lapse App v3.40

Date:May 2, 2017

Time: 21:23

Frames: 50

FPS: 1.00000

Focal length: 2000

Resolution: 3131x3348

Locations: Home Observatory, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany

Data source: Backyard


In May 2017 I played around with my then-new GSO 8"-Newton paired with a 2x extender by, wait: Samyang :-)
I'm quite surprised by the result after deconvolution in StarTools.
Enjoy it!

Version B: reprocessed version for better contrast and visual sharpness. I still haven't found a good tool to compress the high dynamic range for a pleasing result...



Andreas Dietz
License: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons


  • Half Moon 5/17, 


            Andreas Dietz
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    Half Moon 5/17, 


            Andreas Dietz


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Half Moon 5/17, 


            Andreas Dietz