20140730 Sun Ha DS 2x

20140730 Sun Ha DS 2x


Installed a 2x Barlow (this multiplied the 714mm focal length to 1428) to see what would happen. This is one of the test images that I liked, so put it on the site.

Converted from grey scale to color.

North is up.

Imaging Site: My back-yard in San Diego, Ca.

Date: 30 July 2014

Scope and f/: Lunt LS100THa (Hydrogen-Alpha filtered) with BF1800 at f/7 (now at f/14 with the Barlow). Reinstalled the DSII (double stack filter).

Mount: Takahashi NJP.

Guiding: None.

Camera: Point Grey Grasshopper Express (GX-FW-60SM-C) monochrome video camera with a ICX694 sensor.

Camera temperature: N/A

Camera binning: N/A

Number of sub-images and exposure: Stacked some images from the captured video.

Filters: Only the one on the scope.

Image Calibration: None.

Control, capture and processing with: Astro IIDC and Photoshop on a Mac.

Images may be used for personal and/or educational use only.