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Re: M33

Mark Hanson
 

Very nice!

How many of you are going to AIC?
I’ll be working at the Planewave booth. We should get together.

Mark

On Nov 2, 2019, at 12:25 PM, Gregg Ruppel <ruppel0709@...> wrote:

Hi all:

M33 is a popular target, and I tend to revisit it every few years:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/m33_HaLRGB_2019.jpg

HaLRGB, a little over 28 hours total exposure

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Re: Berkeley 94

Mark Hanson
 

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On Nov 2, 2019, at 7:12 PM, Mark Hanson <markh@...> wrote:

Dam,

That’s very nice!

I’d anyone going to AIC? I will be working at PlaneWave booth. We should get together .

Mark


On Nov 2, 2019, at 2:09 PM, Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:



Berkeley 94 is a Trumpler class  I 1 p open cluster located approximately 12,700 light-years away in Cepheus. An extensive study of Be 94 and Be 96 can be found here - https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article-pdf/435/1/429/13761858/stt1311.pdf.

 

Luminance – 24x300s – binned 1x1 – 120 minutes

RGB – 8x180s – 24 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

182 minutes total exposure – 3 hours 2 minutes

 

Imaged October 31st and November 1st, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/49001704243/sizes/l/

 

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Re: Berkeley 94

Mark Hanson
 

Dam,

That’s very nice!

I’d anyone going to AIC? I will be working at PlaneWave booth. We should get together .

Mark


On Nov 2, 2019, at 2:09 PM, Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:



Berkeley 94 is a Trumpler class  I 1 p open cluster located approximately 12,700 light-years away in Cepheus. An extensive study of Be 94 and Be 96 can be found here - https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article-pdf/435/1/429/13761858/stt1311.pdf.

 

Luminance – 24x300s – binned 1x1 – 120 minutes

RGB – 8x180s – 24 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

182 minutes total exposure – 3 hours 2 minutes

 

Imaged October 31st and November 1st, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/49001704243/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Re: c2017 T2 PanSTARRS

Bernard Miller
 

Gregg,

Nice catch. I did not realize how many comets there were flying around until you started posting. Evidently, the vast majority can't be seen with the naked eye.

Bernard

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Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] c2017 T2 PanSTARRS

Hi all:

Comet c2017 T2 PanSTARRS at about magnitude 11 in Auriga:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/c2017-T2-PANSTARRS-LRGB_110219.jpg

LRGB, 40 minutes total exposure

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Re: M33

Bernard Miller
 

Gregg,

I love the Ha regions but the rest of the color looks a little off to me. I can't tell if it is too much green or cyan.

Bernard

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Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] M33

Hi all:

M33 is a popular target, and I tend to revisit it every few years:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/m33_HaLRGB_2019.jpg

HaLRGB, a little over 28 hours total exposure

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Re: Berkeley 94

Bernard Miller
 

Beautiful open cluster Dan.

 

Bernard

 

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 12:10 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Berkeley 94

 

Berkeley 94 is a Trumpler class  I 1 p open cluster located approximately 12,700 light-years away in Cepheus. An extensive study of Be 94 and Be 96 can be found here - https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article-pdf/435/1/429/13761858/stt1311.pdf.

 

Luminance – 24x300s – binned 1x1 – 120 minutes

RGB – 8x180s – 24 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

182 minutes total exposure – 3 hours 2 minutes

 

Imaged October 31st and November 1st, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/49001704243/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Berkeley 94

Dan Crowson
 

Berkeley 94 is a Trumpler class  I 1 p open cluster located approximately 12,700 light-years away in Cepheus. An extensive study of Be 94 and Be 96 can be found here - https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article-pdf/435/1/429/13761858/stt1311.pdf.

 

Luminance – 24x300s – binned 1x1 – 120 minutes

RGB – 8x180s – 24 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

182 minutes total exposure – 3 hours 2 minutes

 

Imaged October 31st and November 1st, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/49001704243/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Re: M33

Landon Boehm
 

Nice shot Gregg!


On Sat, Nov 2, 2019, 12:25 PM Gregg Ruppel <ruppel0709@...> wrote:
Hi all:

M33 is a popular target, and I tend to revisit it every few years:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/m33_HaLRGB_2019.jpg

HaLRGB, a little over 28 hours total exposure

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M33

Gregg Ruppel
 

Hi all:

M33 is a popular target, and I tend to revisit it every few years:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/m33_HaLRGB_2019.jpg

HaLRGB, a little over 28 hours total exposure

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Gregg
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c2017 T2 PanSTARRS

Gregg Ruppel
 

Hi all:

Comet c2017 T2 PanSTARRS at about magnitude 11 in Auriga:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/c2017-T2-PANSTARRS-LRGB_110219.jpg

LRGB, 40 minutes total exposure

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Re: IC 5332

Gregg Ruppel
 

Excellent Bernard.  Looks like there should be some gravitational lensing going on...  Thanks for sharing.
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On 11/2/2019 10:16 AM, Bernard Miller wrote:

Hi,

 

This is an image of IC 5332. It is a face-on spiral galaxy about 39 million light years away in the constellation Sculptor. The galaxies around IC 5332 are actually due to a chance alignment with more distant galaxies. IC 5332 is part of the Sculptor group of galaxies, one of the closest galaxy groups to our Local Group.

 

Comments and suggestions appreciated.

 

http://www.azstarman.net/CDK/IC5332.htm

 

Thanks,

 

Bernard

 


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IC 5332

Bernard Miller
 

Hi,

 

This is an image of IC 5332. It is a face-on spiral galaxy about 39 million light years away in the constellation Sculptor. The galaxies around IC 5332 are actually due to a chance alignment with more distant galaxies. IC 5332 is part of the Sculptor group of galaxies, one of the closest galaxy groups to our Local Group.

 

Comments and suggestions appreciated.

 

http://www.azstarman.net/CDK/IC5332.htm

 

Thanks,

 

Bernard

 


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Rocker switches

Bernard Miller
 

Hi,

 

If you use rocker type switches to sense your roof open, can you respond with the type you use and where you got them.

 

Thanks,

 

Bernard

 


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C/2017 T2 PanSTARRS - 2019-11-01

Dan Crowson
 

This comet should continue to brighten and be well placed for quite a while. While my reported observations are magnitude 13.7, this one is expected to reach magnitude 8 or brighter by May, 2020.

 

C/2017 T2 PanSTARRS

2019-11-01 - Animas NM

08:03:36 - 08:17:52 UTC

Astro-Tech AT12RCT - SBIG STF-8300M

Luminance:  8x120s binned 2x2

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/48996182941/sizes/l/

 

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Arp 190

Dan Crowson
 

Arp 190 (UGC 2320, PGC 10755, VV 221 and others) is part of Arp’s ‘Galaxies (not classifiable as E or S) – Narrow Filaments’ class. These both appear to be spirals so your guess is as good as mine on this grouping. Most references mention interaction with PGC 200206, the small spiral above it. There is also a hint of interaction with MCG+02-08-014 (PGC 10738), the elliptical below. Redshift data puts Arp 190 approximately 460 million light-years away in Aries.

 

Luminance – 32x600s – 320 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 15x300s – 75 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

545 minutes total exposure – 9 hours 5 minutes

 

Imaged October 4th through the 8th, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/48990709578/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Re: C/2018 N2 ASASSN - 2019-10-31

Gregg Ruppel
 

Nice catch.  Thanks for sharing.

Gregg

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On Oct 30, 2019, at 9:07 PM, Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:



This comet is still putting on a good show and is well-placed in Andromeda. My reported observations show it at magnitude 14.2.

 

C/2018 N2 ASASSN

2019-10-31 - Animas NM

03:31:53 - 03:39:03 UTC

Astro-Tech AT12RCT - SBIG STF-8300M

Luminance:  8x60s binned 2x2

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/48989216711/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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C/2018 N2 ASASSN - 2019-10-31

Dan Crowson
 

This comet is still putting on a good show and is well-placed in Andromeda. My reported observations show it at magnitude 14.2.

 

C/2018 N2 ASASSN

2019-10-31 - Animas NM

03:31:53 - 03:39:03 UTC

Astro-Tech AT12RCT - SBIG STF-8300M

Luminance:  8x60s binned 2x2

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/48989216711/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Re: New Users Intro

William McLaughlin
 

Been to Eugene many times, I used to live on the Coast (North Bend) when working but move to Central Oregon when I retired.

Much drier and better skies here, the coast was astronomers hell. Rain in the winter and fog at night in the summer.

Howard Anderson wrote on 10/30/2019 7:17 PM:

Welcome Bill and Tom!

I grew up mostly in Eugene, Oregon.

Re: New Users Intro

Howard Anderson
 

Welcome Bill and Tom!

I grew up mostly in Eugene, Oregon.

When I was 4, I got to see the Giacobinid (Draconid) Meteor Shower of 1946.
I remember it vividly...
"The Draconid meteor shower produced awesome meteor
displays in 1933 and 1946, with thousands of meteors per
hour seen in those years."
My father had me chasing around the yard trying to catch one.  My recollection
is that there were at  least 2 or 3 every second.  Most of the country was
occluded that October when the meteor storm occurred.  Strangely,
Eugene, Oregon that night was cloudless (unusual for October.)

I mention that because I understand how difficult astronomy is
in the Northwest...

And because I wonder if my lifelong interest
in astronomy was triggered by that meteor storm.  :-)

Again, welcome to Astronomy paradise...  :-)

Thanks,
Howard

On 10/29/2019 09:01, William McLaughlin wrote:
Good Day. I just wanted to introduce some new users at DSNM. My imaging buddy Tom Carrico will be visiting in Mid November to set up our cooperative system. We both live in the Pacific NW where clouds are the norm in the winter so having a  NM system will be a big help. We both have decades of astroimaging under our belt, having started in the mid 90s (which means we are ancient as globular clusters). We will be combining some of our equipment (we both have home systems as well) so the system will be kinda basic and mostly short focal length, at least to start. We will be using a Paramount MX  with a Stellarvue SVQ 100 and STT-8300 as the base system. On top of that will be a QSI and 200 mm camera lens system we have put together.  Links to my image pages are below. Tom may wish to post links to his.

Take Care!

Bill McLaughlin

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My Astrobin Page


Is anyone there?

Bernard Miller
 

Hi,

 

Is anyone there that can help? My roof won’t open. Call 602.524.9173 if you can help.

 

Bernard

 


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