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Old 09-11-2018, 07:55 PM
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hurried LMC

Taken between clouds during first usable night in 9 weeks.
Yongnuo 100mm f/2 at f/2, 8x 40 secs @ ISO 1600. I wanted to see how good/bad this cheap lens was wide open. It does a good job with normal
photography, with good bokeh.
Sorry about being centred low, was in a hurry. Best at 75% screen.
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Old 09-11-2018, 07:59 PM
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Very nice Raymo. Great star color
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Old 09-11-2018, 08:14 PM
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For a cheap lens at F/2 it looks to perform pretty darn good. Nice shot
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Old 09-11-2018, 08:21 PM
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That looks terrific Raymo.
Especially for a hurried 5 min exposure.

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Old 09-11-2018, 08:34 PM
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Great capture Raymo.
I had to look hard to find any oval stars ...a few on the right. But that is hardly a worry and you have to blow it up to notice.
You must be very happy.
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Old 09-11-2018, 10:00 PM
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Thanks Gavin, Colin, Andrew, and Alex. The PA was rough and ready Alex,
should have settled on 30 sec subs.
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Old 10-11-2018, 07:41 AM
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Nice one Raymo, good to see you back shooting again. 40 seconds with a 100mm lens on a Nano Tracker is pretty good, so your polar alignment was obviously close. I'd say that's a pretty handy lens to use for astrophotography. Now go and attack that Witch!!
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Old 10-11-2018, 07:52 PM
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Well if that was hurried I would like to see one at a more moderate state.

Nice going Ramyo

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Old 10-11-2018, 09:34 PM
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Thanks Michael and Leon; that was the first usable night in 9 weeks, and
the next week or so seems to be its usual awful self, so goodness knows when I'll get the chance to do a better job of it.
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