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About timthelder

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  • Birthday 07/06/1965

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  • Biography
    Well?..I purchased a Meade RB-60, 700mm refractor at a Wal-mart back in May 2007. I was hooked.
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    Bowling Green, KY USA
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    Playing w/my little boy, learning about astronomy/photography.
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    Parts sales, Warehouse manager
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    Just read my signature...

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  1. The Coma galaxy cluster

    Top notch Greg. Both of those are excellent. Tim.
  2. Sattelites Galore

    Holy cow! I count 13, possibly 14. Definitely use median combine if you use that sub. I use median anyway to eliminate such anomalies. That's an eye opener for sure. Tim.
  3. (Nearly) all images reloaded...

    Some superb work Daryl. (Even better patience!) Tim.
  4. Last Saturn this apparation.

    Alright who are you, to be impersonating Daryll? Lol... Thanks mate. I gave it my best shot! Tim.
  5. Eclipse 2017 (today)

    Glad you got to enjoy it!
  6. Eclipse 2017 (today)

    About 72 kilometers. Took an hour to get there, 2 1/2 hours to get home. Traffic was horrendous! I had 2min, 38sec. of totality out of a possible 2.40. Looking forward to 2024. That one will be nearly twice as long!
  7. Total Eclipse from Ravenna Nebraska

    SWEET Eric! Glad you were able to enjoy it! Tim.
  8. Well, that's it. It's over. AND IT WAS GREAT! I had a good run, but I choked on Baily's beads and the corona. But. Everything I captured was a keeper. I should have a nice sequence of photos leading up to, and away from total eclipse, (first contact, last contact etc...post editing.) Here are my favorites. Tim.
  9. Very impressive. Been following your trials and tribulations on FB. I don't think I have the patience for that thing! Tim.
  10. Sorry for being a bit of a recluse lately, just been a bit preoccupied. But anyhoo.... Eclipse begins in 26hrs and I'm as anxious as a cat in a room full of rocking chairs! It's a little bit nut's here with all the safety warnings, threat of traffic from incoming travelers, etc. People trying to capitalize on this event. I will be on the road about daybreak to my imaging location. A few pics of preliminary stuff. The set-up, exposure settings, etc. I will be about 30 miles from prime location. Current forecast, mostly sunny. First pic, my exposure settings and imaging sequence. Last pic, through the refractor, ISO 100, F/9, 1/160th of a second. Wish me luck! Tim.
  11. Inside the Lagoon

    Dude!!! Ok, that's all I can say for now. Tim.
  12. Next target of choice

    That's an awesome patch of sky there Shane. Go for it!
  13. NGC1555

    Awesome! Tim.
  14. It just doesn't get any better than this for my locale. Almost, got the Enke division. I may try stacking less frames just to see if I can get a little more detail. Same image, just displayed differently. With the ZWO ASI120mm. Tim.
  15. Wide field Perseus Double Cluster

    Absolutely beautiful. (Thought I would say something other than 'nice image' for a change.) Tim.
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