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Sadr Region, IC 1318

"I've decided to do a 4 panel mosaic around Sadr. Here is a rough stretch of the work in progress. I have 18X1200s H-alpha on the lower right panel, and 9X1200s on the other three panels. Hoping to get this finished soon, because I have a bunch…"
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Leo Triplet, Widefield

"Indeed!! :)  Thanks Stefan. "
Jun 24
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NGC 5033 (and friends)

"Thanks Stefan. I havent done a close up of M82. I'm hoping to have a new 10" truss RC soon, so I can do more small galaxies and close ups of the larger ones. :)"
Jun 24
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Messier 13, Great Globular Cluster in Hercules

"Hi Stefan. Its good to hear from you! :) Take care my friend."
Jun 24
Larry Bender and Richard A Flinn are now friends
Jun 23
Stefan commented on Richard A Flinn's photo
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Leo Triplet, Widefield

"Wouldn't it be great to visit LOL, nice work Rich "
Jun 23
Stefan commented on Richard A Flinn's photo
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NGC 5033 (and friends)

"Rich, nice wide field view. Did you ever do M82 close up color? clear shies Stefan"
Jun 23
Stefan commented on Richard A Flinn's photo
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Messier 13, Great Globular Cluster in Hercules

"Rich, hi this one of my favorites :) clear skies Stefan  "
Jun 23
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Sadr Region, IC 1318

"Here's a smaller version of the starless. "
Jun 23
Richard A Flinn posted photos
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Larry Bender shared Greg Wycoff's group on Facebook
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Messier 94

Messier 94 (also known as NGC 4736) is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1781, and catalogued by Charles Messier two days later. Although some references describe M94 as a barred spiral…
Jun 13
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Messier 13, Great Globular Cluster in Hercules

Messier 13 (M13), also designated NGC 6205 and sometimes called the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules or the Hercules Globular Cluster, is a globular cluster of about 300,000 stars in the constellation of Hercules.M13 is about 145 light-years in…
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May 23
Richard A Flinn commented on Joseph Tocco's status
"Very cool!!! I'll put this one on my to-do list! :)"
May 17
Joseph Tocco posted a status
"Rich, here's a new target for you. Check it out. :) http://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1303a/"
May 10
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Leo Triplet, Widefield

"Thanks Joe. I havent in a while. Here's an older image of the area that I started but never got color for. http://www.astrobin.com/full/150235/None/"
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Case options 2 Replies

Hi folks, new guy here with a CPC 1100-- wondering if there are any case options for transporting this Beast other than the JMI case... anybody found anything at Lowe's or Home Depot or a music store…Continue

Started by Paul Brake in Celestron Telescopes. Last reply by Paul Brake Mar 19.

Large EQ Mount Hits the U.S. Market 7 Replies

I have been looking into a larger EQ mount and…Continue

Started by Richard A Flinn in Telescope Mounts. Last reply by Richard A Flinn Feb 6.

Observing notes for Friday and Saturday November 13 and 14 6 Replies

We had two clear nights here in SE Pa. Friday's conditions clear and cold wind.  I setup with the smaller 8 inch dobs and with 8x56 bios. Friday night was a short one :( the wind got the better of…Continue

Started by Stefan in Observing. Last reply by Richard A Flinn Nov 20, 2015.

In Over My Head - Mosaics!!! 6 Replies

At this point I'm not sure if I should throw in the towel and call it a wasted 6 hrs of data, or commit to putting in the time and bite the bullet and try to finish it. I think I can do it, but this…Continue

Started by Richard A Flinn in Astrophotography. Last reply by Richard A Flinn Oct 21, 2015.

Creating Hubble Palette images 2 Replies

My post on September 22 at Little Piney Observatory was about creating hubble palette images. I thought someone here might find it useful, or at least interesting. Here is the link. I hope you enjoy…Continue

Started by Richard A Flinn in Astrophotography. Last reply by Richard A Flinn Oct 13, 2015.

I had a good quick observation session last night. 8 Replies

I love when I'm out for the evening (we went to a birthday party)and on the ride home I keep looking up out the car window and hope for clear skies.Well we got home about 11:30 last night and I told…Continue

Tags: ., Aquarius, and, M11

Started by philip grombliniak in Observing. Last reply by Joseph Tocco Aug 28, 2015.

Is it possible to get larger images 1 Reply

Hi, I'm kinda new to this hobby

Started by Joe G in Observing. Last reply by Richard A Flinn Aug 8, 2015.

What are the best eyepieces under 100 dollars? 8 Replies

Hello, i just got a brand new AT10D Astro-Tech dobsonian telescope, and i was wondering what the best eyepieces are for deep sky observation under 100 dollars. Thank you! Continue

Started by Anthony Cimino in Telescope Eyepieces. Last reply by Richard A Flinn Jun 27, 2015.

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