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by DarthCryder
Mon Feb 02, 2015 8:23 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: First Nikon D810A review
Replies: 5
Views: 5508

First Nikon D810A review

Rumor: new special Nikon D810 version designed for deep-sky astrophotography with increased hydrogen-alpha sensitivity Read more on NikonRumors.com: http://nikonrumors.com/2015/02/01/rumors-new-special-nikon-d810-version-designed-for-deep-sky-astrophotography-with-increased-hydrogen-alfa-sensitivity...
by DarthCryder
Sun Jan 18, 2015 1:20 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)
Replies: 101
Views: 39747

Re: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)

Orion Nebula shot on 14/1/15.

cam:d800e
lens:200mm at f4
total 8 frames for 120sec at iso3200

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by DarthCryder
Sun Jan 18, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)
Replies: 101
Views: 39747

Re: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)

abit cloudy shot of Comet Lovejoy with the Pleiades last nite, 17/1/15.

cam:d800e
lens:200mm at f4
total 25 frames for 625sec on iso1600
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by DarthCryder
Sun Nov 16, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)
Replies: 101
Views: 39747

Re: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)

antares2063 wrote:Nice, you also caught the Flame neb near Alnitak!

Can I ask wehre is this from? Marina Barrage?

regards
Junwei
the open field near Bishan Circle Line Stn. not exactly a dark place i can said.
by DarthCryder
Sun Nov 16, 2014 6:34 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)
Replies: 101
Views: 39747

Re: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)

1st time using the Astrotrac, a few hours ago... Guess the Moon do have some impact on the photo. 85/f1.4 stopped down to f/2.0 on ISO1000 Stack of 19 at 25secs each Definitely a BIG improvement from my 1st Orion shot on page 3. **Also saw a bright meteor dashing from Orion towards Canis Major at ab...
by DarthCryder
Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)
Replies: 101
Views: 39747

Re: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)

antares2063 wrote:Wow 800E...do u happen to know if the ais 180/2.8 lens is really that good for astro?
oh... i have no idea abt this lens. but did lookup some info after you mentioned it though. hehehe... thanks for the info!
by DarthCryder
Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:06 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)
Replies: 101
Views: 39747

Re: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)

was trying for the NGC 6888(maybe too overly ambitious & a little less light-subs), but pointed the lens abit off the target & got the Cooling Tower(near center bottom) instead...
Unguided, 300mm/f4(DX-mode), ISO 12800, 1 secs x54

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by DarthCryder
Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:58 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)
Replies: 101
Views: 39747

Re: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)

your ISO settings are insane, can share which cam u are using? :) Nikon 800E Nice M7 and Butterfly! These two were my very first and favorite targets :D 1st time i'm zooming in to shoot M7. ;p btw, my friend used a more insanely ISO of 25600 for M7 on 450mm(DX-mode). helped him watermarked his phot...
by DarthCryder
Tue Jul 22, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)
Replies: 101
Views: 39747

Re: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)

M7 & M6 with the Stinger
Unguided, 127mm/f2.8(DX-mode), ISO 3200, 4 secs x12
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Closer up on M7
Unguided, 300mm/f2.8(DX-mode), ISO 5000, 1.6 secs x110
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