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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-22-10 10:48 AM
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7. Precisely why I thought it must be a hoax...
Edited on Fri Jan-22-10 10:48 AM by redqueen
but with 20,000 invested, perhaps he has software which can do the same.
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  -Amateur star-gazer captures astonishing images of Milky Way through hole in roof of his garden shed redqueen  Jan-22-10 10:26 AM   #0 
  - off to greatest with you  niyad   Jan-22-10 10:30 AM   #1 
  - GREAT picture!!! - Thanks!  DrDan   Jan-22-10 10:32 AM   #2 
  - K&R  pleah   Jan-22-10 10:34 AM   #3 
  - Beautiful images. But I don't understand how they can compare favorably with ...  Jim__   Jan-22-10 10:43 AM   #4 
  - Precisely why I thought it must be a hoax...  redqueen   Jan-22-10 10:48 AM   #7 
  - More images and his e-mail address.  Jim__   Jan-22-10 11:16 AM   #9 
  - To a big extent it's a matter of software..  Fumesucker   Jan-22-10 12:14 PM   #10 
  - LOL! Not always ... even raw Hubble images can be stunning.  shireen   Jan-23-10 12:16 AM   #17 
     - Umm.. If you saw a color image it was not a raw Hubble image  Fumesucker   Jan-23-10 12:53 AM   #18 
        - but i see them all the time  shireen   Jan-23-10 03:43 AM   #19 
           - Could you post an example or two?  Fumesucker   Jan-23-10 06:49 AM   #22 
              - check out the Hubble Legacy Archive  shireen   Jan-23-10 08:34 AM   #23 
                 - Interesting.. thanks..  Fumesucker   Jan-23-10 10:40 AM   #24 
                    - re: galaxyzoo,org .. me too! Did you see my signature?  shireen   Jan-23-10 11:49 AM   #25 
  - aesthetically beautiful photos. but comparing with Hubble doesn't make sense.  shireen   Jan-23-10 12:05 AM   #16 
     - That makes a lot of sense. Thanks. - n/t  Jim__   Jan-23-10 11:51 AM   #26 
  - Sweet pics, but I wish he would explain how he did it.  tridim   Jan-22-10 10:44 AM   #5 
  - When I was a kid I had a little 200 power scope. I heard of the legendary "clarity" that occurs...  joshcryer   Jan-22-10 10:51 AM   #8 
  - It's Done In Software.  jayfish   Jan-22-10 01:58 PM   #11 
     - And he's using a CCD imager worth more than $3,000  Canuckistanian   Jan-22-10 03:03 PM   #13 
        - I Can't See It On The Scope(s)...  jayfish   Jan-22-10 03:09 PM   #14 
        - the astrophotography equipment and software used by serious amateur astronomers ...  shireen   Jan-23-10 03:59 AM   #20 
        - My favorite earth-based images are by Jason Ware..  girl gone mad   Jan-23-10 04:17 AM   #21 
  - Awesome!  atomic-fly   Jan-22-10 10:47 AM   #6 
  - Those are great pictures! It is ironic to note he calls his setup "modest"...  scubadude   Jan-23-10 04:13 PM   #27 
     - yes  atomic-fly   Jan-23-10 06:30 PM   #28 
  - How do we know he did it from his garden shed?  damntexdem   Jan-22-10 02:04 PM   #12 
  - I'm there, I'm so totally with you, I'm getting the tin-foil out now  nilram   Jan-22-10 05:45 PM   #15 
  - I hear he was thinking of fixing a hole where the rain gets in and stops his mind from wondering  Orrex   Jan-23-10 06:32 PM   #29 

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