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Re: Unbelievable

Subject: Re: Unbelievable
From: "AstroHoney"
Date: 17 Jul 2005 07:31:23 -0700
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Tom wrote:
> http://www.spaceweather.com/swpod2005/14jul05/favre1.jpg
>
> This was taken with a 'lowly" SW 80/400 achromat.  It rivals some of the
> best AP and TV shots I have seen.
> The OTA sells for a measly 150 US!!
>
> http://www.islandeyepiece.com/telescopes/sw804.htm

It's a fabulous capture.  Didier Favre has produced several excellent
H-a images.  He uses a Toucam modified with a B&W chip.

I imagine another reason why the S-W does so well here is because only
the central portion of the optics is employed in creating the mosaic.


AstroHoney


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