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Old 09-02-2019, 05:16 PM
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Ghost of Jupiter - NGC 3242

Taken with my 12-inch Dob and EQ platform and ZWO ASI294 MC camera from my home. These new cameras are truly amazing.

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Old 09-02-2019, 05:40 PM
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Very sharp and detailed Richard. Nicely done.
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Taken with my 12-inch Dob and EQ platform and ZWO ASI294 MC camera from my home. These new cameras are truly amazing.

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Lovely, my favourite Planetary..NICE camera indeed.
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Old 09-02-2019, 09:44 PM
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Very nice image Richard what gain setting are you using and how long were the exposure.
I have the same camera and am still fiddling around with gain settings and exposure lengths .
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That's a stunning image.

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Very nice image Richard what gain setting are you using and how long were the exposure.
I have the same camera and am still fiddling around with gain settings and exposure lengths .
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Hi Paul,

This is the camera log

[ZWO ASI294MC Pro]
Pan=1844
Tilt=1114
Output Format=AVI files (*.avi)
Binning=1
Capture Area=800x600
Colour Space=RGB24
High Speed Mode=Off
Turbo USB=80(Auto)
Flip=Vert
Frame Rate Limit=Maximum
Gain=447
Exposure=0.359227
Timestamp Frames=Off
White Bal (B)=53(Auto)
White Bal (R)=53(Auto)
Brightness=80
Temperature=-11.1
Cooler Power=76
Target Temperature=-11
Cooler=On
Auto Exp Max Gain=285
Auto Exp Max Exp M S=30000
Auto Exp Target Brightness=100

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So from that log it looks like your frame stacking a video file, is that correct? Which is how (in EAA mode), 294 works best i believe. If so, what software are you using?
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So from that log it looks like your frame stacking a video file, is that correct? Which is how (in EAA mode), 294 works best i believe. If so, what software are you using?
Yes, an avi file.
SharpCap Pro

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Some nice details in there Richard

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