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Monthly Archives: February 2023
I managed to get 22 x 2-minute subs using the Canon 200mm prime lenses and the ASI 2600MC Pro OSC CMOS camera on beautiful Sirius last night. Given the bright Moon overhead I am very pleased at the final result. … Continue reading
I put together the 72 x 15-minute subs (UV/IR cut) and 30 x 20-minute subs (L-Enhance) taken on the 200mm lenses with the L-Enhance and UV/IR cut filters – and then took away all the stars to get this result.
I got another 8 x 20-minute subs last night (before we got completely fogged out) to go with the earlier 10 x 20-minute subs giving a 6-hour total exposure time. This is with the 2600MC Pro CMOS cameras and the … Continue reading
Up until today, I haven’t really been bothered at all about the hype generated concerning the dangers of AI. The “singularity” and Terminator-like scenarios are as far as I’m concerned just complete garbage and not worth thinking too much about. … Continue reading
Just did a complete reprocess of the Heart nebula with star reduction as I felt I could do a better job on it. I think it is a marginal improvement over my last effort.
Looking at some old emails from way back in 2015 now, 8 years on, the idea I had back then seems better than ever to me now. The reason I wrote it off back then, is that I mailed David … Continue reading
Another oldie from 1998 – this time dragging out the fractals hiding in complex power iterations.
Just putting these results from way back in 1997 up here so I know where to find them.
Once you bring Russ Croman’s Star XTerminator into your processing, there’s about a million different ways to go forward. Here’s yet another way.