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Re: NGC 6888 TAO first light

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  • limunary
    Very - very nice image, congratulations Dietmar & Immo Best, Tim
    Message 1 of 5 , Nov 29, 2009
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      Very - very nice image, congratulations
      Dietmar & Immo


      Best,

      Tim

      --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "sterngucker_7000" <dietmar.hager@...> wrote:
      >
      > hi guys,
      >
      > atfer a long pause of posting astrophotos to this group I am very glad to crank out another image, which represents something very special for me:
      > the first light result of TAO: triple apo observatory.
      >
      > TAO is a collaborative project I run together with my close friend Immo Gerber.
      > We have decided to share equipment and time in future. therefor we now own a remote observatory in the southern parts of france, which provides very dark skies sparing us from any sort of light-pollution.
      > TAO is member of ROSA. a remote observatory park in southern france which was given birth to by our friends Daniel Marquardt and Karel Teuwen.
      >
      > as we have raised the obs in late april we have become fully operational in about May this year, commencing data-aquisition at once.
      > after some time of experiments and adjustments we are now happy to present our first light result.
      >
      > The object of interest was the crescent nebula.
      > quite a demanding object I hear you say, more so in regards to the fact we did not have an O3 filter available.
      > fearlessly we rushed into this and what you will see renders mostly LRGB with a deep set of HA, though.
      > surprisingly enough, the color-data held enough of of what we did not expect to see at all – the area of the nebula which is usually demonstrated in O3 !
      >
      > enough words for now – please find all data on the website; and of course here is a preview image attached to this thread, as usual.
      >
      > http://www.stargazer-observatory.com/6888-tao.html
      >
      > thanks for looking and comments are gladly appreciated!
      >
      > Dietmar & Immo
      > TAO
      >
    • stargazer
      Message 2 of 5 , Dec 2, 2009
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        ...thanks Terry and Tim!


        --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "limunary" <potentate@...> wrote:
        >
        >
        > Very - very nice image, congratulations
        > Dietmar & Immo
        >
        >
        > Best,
        >
        > Tim
        >
        > --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "sterngucker_7000" <dietmar.hager@> wrote:
        > >
        > > hi guys,
        > >
        > > atfer a long pause of posting astrophotos to this group I am very glad to crank out another image, which represents something very special for me:
        > > the first light result of TAO: triple apo observatory.
        > >
        > > TAO is a collaborative project I run together with my close friend Immo Gerber.
        > > We have decided to share equipment and time in future. therefor we now own a remote observatory in the southern parts of france, which provides very dark skies sparing us from any sort of light-pollution.
        > > TAO is member of ROSA. a remote observatory park in southern france which was given birth to by our friends Daniel Marquardt and Karel Teuwen.
        > >
        > > as we have raised the obs in late april we have become fully operational in about May this year, commencing data-aquisition at once.
        > > after some time of experiments and adjustments we are now happy to present our first light result.
        > >
        > > The object of interest was the crescent nebula.
        > > quite a demanding object I hear you say, more so in regards to the fact we did not have an O3 filter available.
        > > fearlessly we rushed into this and what you will see renders mostly LRGB with a deep set of HA, though.
        > > surprisingly enough, the color-data held enough of of what we did not expect to see at all – the area of the nebula which is usually demonstrated in O3 !
        > >
        > > enough words for now – please find all data on the website; and of course here is a preview image attached to this thread, as usual.
        > >
        > > http://www.stargazer-observatory.com/6888-tao.html
        > >
        > > thanks for looking and comments are gladly appreciated!
        > >
        > > Dietmar & Immo
        > > TAO
        > >
        >
      • stargazer
        thanks Tim and Terry!
        Message 3 of 5 , Dec 31, 2009
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          thanks Tim and Terry!

          --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "limunary" <potentate@...> wrote:
          >
          >
          > Very - very nice image, congratulations
          > Dietmar & Immo
          >
          >
          > Best,
          >
          > Tim
          >
          > --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "sterngucker_7000" <dietmar.hager@> wrote:
          > >
          > > hi guys,
          > >
          > > atfer a long pause of posting astrophotos to this group I am very glad to crank out another image, which represents something very special for me:
          > > the first light result of TAO: triple apo observatory.
          > >
          > > TAO is a collaborative project I run together with my close friend Immo Gerber.
          > > We have decided to share equipment and time in future. therefor we now own a remote observatory in the southern parts of france, which provides very dark skies sparing us from any sort of light-pollution.
          > > TAO is member of ROSA. a remote observatory park in southern france which was given birth to by our friends Daniel Marquardt and Karel Teuwen.
          > >
          > > as we have raised the obs in late april we have become fully operational in about May this year, commencing data-aquisition at once.
          > > after some time of experiments and adjustments we are now happy to present our first light result.
          > >
          > > The object of interest was the crescent nebula.
          > > quite a demanding object I hear you say, more so in regards to the fact we did not have an O3 filter available.
          > > fearlessly we rushed into this and what you will see renders mostly LRGB with a deep set of HA, though.
          > > surprisingly enough, the color-data held enough of of what we did not expect to see at all – the area of the nebula which is usually demonstrated in O3 !
          > >
          > > enough words for now – please find all data on the website; and of course here is a preview image attached to this thread, as usual.
          > >
          > > http://www.stargazer-observatory.com/6888-tao.html
          > >
          > > thanks for looking and comments are gladly appreciated!
          > >
          > > Dietmar & Immo
          > > TAO
          > >
          >
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