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Sunday 23rd October 2022
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By  Greg McCall

Hi,

I've included an email below (with permission) from Dean Carr who created a PixInsight script that I've been helping test.
(By the way, Dean is a local Sydney person.)

This script is not for the beginner

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Category: Astrophotography
Thursday 20th October 2022
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By  Greg McCall

Is anyone processing JWST images, particularly with our ongoing poor weather preventing decent imaging?

NASA has released a new JWST image on the centre of M16 Eagle Nebula, comparing a small area to a famous HST image.

Read about it (and also watch the embedded video within the page) at https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2022/nasa-s-webb-takes-star-filled-portrait-of-pillars-of-creation

I've

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Category: Astrophotography
Saturday 23rd July 2022
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By  Greg McCall

Check out the images at the following page:

http://www.cwas.org.au/astrofest/awards/2022_AstroFest_DMA.html

Amateur astronomers and photographers from around

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Category: Astrophotography
Thursday 30th June 2022
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By  Greg McCall

I thought I'd post this blog after the final release of a YouTube video series that I've been watching was posted today. The series would be very helpful to someone setting up an imaging computer.

The series by Patriot Astro (linked below) has a few things I would do differently but the workflow, hardware and software

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Category: Astrophotography
Tuesday 14th June 2022
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By  Greg McCall

The AIC Digital Library from 2012 to 2022 at https://www.advancedimagingconference.com/categories/AIC_Library_Entrance 

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Category: Astrophotography
Friday 3rd June 2022
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By  Greg McCall

I noticed the following post on CloudyNights by Charles Bracken. I repost it hear because it's a reference I use, although I have

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Category: Astrophotography
Wednesday 1st June 2022
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By  Greg McCall

For the experienced who use PixInsight (paid) user, the latest "The Astro Imaging Channel" (TAIC) YouTube is worth watching to get some more info from the writers of Generalized Hyperbolic Stretch (GHS) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DTmKTnEhvM

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Category: Astrophotography
Wednesday 27th April 2022
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By  Greg McCall

I waited a day or so to see if anyone else would notice this APOD. I BIG pat on the back for this image that got WORLD recognition of one of our members. This is a BIG thing. I also think a few other club members were out on the same night and should also be suitably praised for their similar image as I suspect they were out and about at the same

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Categories: Astrophotography | Visual
Sunday 24th April 2022
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By  Greg McCall

Have you noticed our Buy & Sell chat group?

It's a bit of an experiment to see if it is useful for members. 

We were going to run the occasional boot sale nights at St Ignatius before COVID disrupted our 'Physical' meetings but we thought as an bonus to members, you could try this chat group before the normal

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Categories: Astrophotography | Visual
Saturday 23rd April 2022
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By  Greg McCall

NACAA Stream 6 - 1922 Total Solar Eclipse & Five Total Solar Eclipses coming to Australia

1922 Total Solar Eclipse

5 Total Solar Eclipses coming to Australia over the next 18 years

 

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Categories: Astrophotography | Visual