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Shahrin Ahmad (ShahGazer)
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.. and I thought Scary Movie series were funny!

This one is a winner!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bS5P_LAqiVg
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I watched this last Friday on Steam and was completely amused.  "I was struck by lightning...and bit by a Cobra"
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Now this is simply superb!
 
Now this is one I'm happy with. In rock-steady seeing tonight between clouds, I managed to snag what I think is my best attempt at Saturn so far. The north polar haxagonal storm is easily seen, and the varying colour in the cloud bands stands out. Always looking to improve, so feel free to chip in some tips.

Meade LX90 8" SCT, 2x Barlow and QHY CCD 5L-II monochrome CMOS with Orion LRGB filters. Firecapture 2.4 beta for acquisition, best 50% of 10000 luminance frames, and 60 second each RGB, stacked in Autostakkert!2 with some changes to my usual approach, wavelet sharpening in Registax 6, composition and cosmetics in Photoshop CS6.
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Thanks Shahrin! 
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Bookmarked!
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Now let's see some pictures.
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Last week's Sinus Iridum shot
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Some workflow on AutoStakkert! 2
AS! 2 is a powerful application designed to produce stacks of images, such as lunar, planetary and solar recordings. Specific information on features is described on the astrophotography website of Emil Kraaikamp. On this page I will give some global instructions on how to process images using ...
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Wow!
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Have him in circles
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Looks like I will ServoCAT-ed my ES 12" scope.

Currently, Gary from ServoCAT is helping out ironing out the ground board design.

With the lack of knowledge of any wood working skills, I find it a bit daunting.

Do anyone else had a SC installed, and making the Powered Ground Board yourself? Could you share some tips and photos?
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+Paul Stewart  Nothing fancy, it's just that the aperture fever has struck again! But couldn't live without a tracking scope.   :-)
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Having a blast with the new arsenal, at yesterday's outreach event. Now need to servocat it! There goes my ccd budget!
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Warning! Cloud Attractor! 
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+Amirul Hazim Kamarulzaman time flies.. Hehe 
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My life line, under the tangled world of PixInsight
PixInsight video tutorials, processing examples, and resources. User interface, tools and process.
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Ok, trying out this new Google+ Collection features.

It would be great if Google allows me to 'collect' back all my past posting, rather than needing me to repost back all my previous photos, which I think kinda redundant.
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Beautiful sight in the west just after sunset this evening... The crescent Moon with earthshine, accompanied by Venus and the bright star Aldebaran (and the Hyades open cluster)
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Amateur Astronomer, Astrophotographer, Speaker, Writer, TechnoMasher, Managing Director Equatorial Sky Innovations
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I am an amateur astronomer, programmer, system designer. I loved exploring the night sky with whatever technology available. I believe there are always more than one way to solve problems, we just need to be creative
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NBA General Manager 2015 - Aplicaciones de Android en Google Play
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Juega a NBA General Manager, ¡el juego de baloncesto MÁS ADICTIVO para tu móvil GRATIS! Dirige a los Lakers,los Heat, los Spurs y muchos equ

Приложения на Google Play – Zombie vs Tree
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Welcome to the online version of Trees vs Zombies game - angry fruit! Zombie Gang plotting sought to invade your home, and the only bastion

Fun Ghost Scanner
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Quer pegar um Fantasma. Você já pensou - existe alguma coisa em seu apartamento fantasmas? Agora você pode fazê-lo legoo para aprender. Noss

Mars 2014 ANIMATION!
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Mars 2014 ANIMATION! Using 7 processed and derotated source images from 7 different nights as seen in the labeled WinJUPOS map Using Photosh

When can we see the comet?
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Visualisation of how comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko will appear in Rosetta’s OSIRIS narrow angle camera between May and August 2014. During

Herschel’s population of trans-Neptunian objects
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ESA’s Herschel space observatory has observed 132 of the known 1400 cold worlds that inhabit a region of the Solar System beyond the orbit o

Telescopes in Exotic Places
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Astronomers Without Borders - One People,One Sky

NGC 3372, The Carina Nebula in Hubble (HST) Palette Narrowband
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This is my first attempt at rendering a Hubble Space Telescope (HST) palette image using narrowband data acquired with our QSI683 CCD and As

M82 the Cigar galaxy
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M82, with supernova SN 2014J, the Cigar galaxy in Ursa Major is 11.8 million light years from Earth. The galaxy center of M82 is active with

Kielder Observatory
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Kielder Observatory Astronomical Society

New Comet: P/2013 T2 (SCHWARTZ)
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Cbet nr. 3676, issued on 2013, October 22, announces the discovery of a new comet (discovery magnitude ~18.8) by M. Schwartz on CCD images o

SkySafari Plus
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As just reviewed in Sky & Telescope magazine, the iOS version of SkySafari is "revolutionary" and a "game-changer". Now here for Android, Sk

Empire Defense II
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Many years ago, in the far eastern country, because of the continuous wars, groups of rebels aroused, people were plunged into misery and su

Mars' Moon Phobos Eclipses the Sun, as Seen by Curiosity
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This video clip shows the larger of the two moons of Mars, Phobos, passing directly in front of the sun, in an eclipse photographed by NASA'

Google+
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FEATURES:- Enjoy magazine style layout in the tablet version - Automatically share photos to an Event with Party Mode - Turn on Auto Backup

Evernote
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★ New York Times ‘Top 10 Must-Have App’, Winner: TechCrunch Crunchies, Mashable Awards and the Webbys. ★ Evernote is an easy-to-use, free ap

Tiny Thief
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Join Tiny Thief on a big adventure!In a world of greed, corruption and injustice, one little guy decides to stand up for the little guy! Say

A Crash Course On PixInsight
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Have You Lost Your Mind? If you've mentioned to any of your astro-imaging colleagues that you're interested in PixInsight that was probably

Travelogue : Chasing Annular Eclipse of 2013
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6th May 2013, packing equipment for eclipse / astro-photography trip is never easy. Most of the gears are kept in such of way that it is rea