[AZ-Observing] Re: Good Seeing at Messier Marathon

  • From: Wayne Westlake <24launch@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 12:19:13 -0700

Dean, what were your observations being between the eyepiece on Tom's scope
and this most excellent photo?
Wayne

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 8:06 AM, <ketelsen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Tom-
>
> It was also so cool seeing it in your scope before you took the images!
> I've always wanted to see how much better the imaging capture process
> improved the view, so thanks for letting us look over your sholder on
> that!
>
> -Dean
>
> > As is often the case in the hours before the first cirrus arrives, the
> > seeing on the desert floor was very good last night.  I had my 18" scope
> > at 600x, and the image of Saturn was holding up well.  Since I brought
> the
> > camera along, I took a pause from the marathon to shoot this image.
> >
> > http://www.pbase.com/polakis/image/110757019
> >
> > As the clouds thickened, it turned into a long pause lasting until well
> > past sunrise.
> >
> > Tom
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