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Old 11-11-2019, 10:52 AM
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Hyperstar & RASA (f/2 imaging) - why do some consider this cheating?

Can someone explain why 'cheating' has been associated with capturing the night sky? The term seems counter-productive to the hobby.. surely its a very minor vocal group who think this right?
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Old 11-11-2019, 12:27 PM
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Enjoy the hobby in whatever way you see fit and ignore any silliness.
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Old 11-11-2019, 12:32 PM
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Cheating, what cheating
As long as you are not "doctoring" your images by adding things that were not there in a first place, so the images are result of captured photons only, it is OK.
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Old 11-11-2019, 12:37 PM
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Can someone explain why 'cheating' has been associated with capturing the night sky? The term seems counter-productive to the hobby.. surely its a very minor vocal group who think this right?
They probably wax their moustache and iron the Times.....

When you can get in 2 hours what would take 7 or 8 with another scope you're in front
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Old 11-11-2019, 02:17 PM
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Ok good. All above board then. Thats what i thought - Photons are photons no matter how you catch them. Good call.
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