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#26 Mark72

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 03:11 PM

Dave,

Thanks for the opportunity.
Nice data you have there - perfect focus and guiding
It's remarkable that you have it open for everybody


Here is my modest attempt:

http://www.astrobin.com/22693/

Mark

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:07 PM

Mark,

Great job. Your image looks awesome. What software did you use to process it?

I really don't mind sharing my data. I enjoy capturing it. It is a technical challenge and that's what I enjoy most. I am not very creative artistically speaking and that's probably why I struggle with the image processing.

I am sure if I had an expert sit with me for a couple of days I could get a monkey's handle on it and replicate what I am taught, but I really struggle to figure it out even with online tutorials. Most of them assume so much knowledge with either settings or some small step they failed to point out. Then I waste several hours and get frustrated trying to understand why I can't do the same thing they just did on the video!

Thanks for processing it. It's beautiful.

Dave,

Thanks for the opportunity.
Nice data you have there - perfect focus and guiding
It's remarkable that you have it open for everybody


Here is my modest attempt:

http://www.astrobin.com/22693/

Mark



#28 Mark72

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:28 PM

Thanks Dave!

I use PixInsight and Photoshop heavily.
I'd say it's a pity that you can't processed such nice images. May be we can sit together to get you up to speed. Just let me know.

Mark

#29 YuriyT

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 01:47 PM

If anybody has time, I've uploaded new fully calibrated (including flats, etc.) sums in YuriyT folder on Dave's ftp server (check first message for login info).
You will find L_Synth and RGB there.
Hydrogen nebulae around LBN438 is much easier to show now.
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#30 SGT500

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Posted 19 October 2012 - 12:21 PM

Hey Dave,
Thanks for this data! I've been out of the loop for a while, but this was good fun. I hope to get my own data again soon. Here is your image.
-Sal

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#31 SL63 AMG

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Posted 21 October 2012 - 02:13 AM

It's amazing. You guys have all done an amazing job with this data. I envy all of you.

Thank you so much for taking my hard work learning this ASA system and turning it into something worthwhile.

It would have been a pity if this data hadn't been processed to the extent you guys have done.

I look forward to the day I can do this on my own...but heck, baby steps right? I have to learn to capture the data before I can actually process it!

You all have my gratitude.

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 04:48 PM

Hello Dave,
I wanted to revisit this project by changing a couple of workflow steps and masks I was using. This image has been fun to work on since there is no neutral background and the large stars. Stretching the image to bring out the foreground nebulosity without blooming the large blue stars have been the greatest challenge.
Dave's larger LBN 438vE

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#33 DeanS

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 11:24 AM

Congrats to Dave for getting this image in Astronomy Magazine this month!!!

Dave did you do the processing or was it someone from the group?

Dean

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 01:51 AM

Saw all the hype and decided to throw my 2 cents into the processing! Congrats on getting into Astro Mag!

The central lane of the cloud is awesome!

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:23 PM

Thanks again for the data availability, Dave. You have equipment that most of us will never have access to and it's great to be able to learn on equipment of this calibre!

I thought I had introduced some chromatic noise into the image until I saw Yuri's upload highlighting greater HA data. Nice to see I was on the right track all along!

Here's my 1st run at it and processed in Pixinsight. The URL is provided because the board software thinks I'm attempting to attach an image.

Things to fix:

1) Create a better luminance mask to further highlight the central cloud structure
2) Eliminate the low SNR located in the top left
3) Ease up a tad bit on the AtrousWavelets
4) Possibly clip a tiny, tiny bit of shadow.

http://www.flickr.co...N02/8248538798/

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:25 PM

Congrats to Dave for getting this image in Astronomy Magazine this month!!!

Dave did you do the processing or was it someone from the group?

Dean


That someone would be Yuri. Check out his flickr page, it's incredible!

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:00 PM

Thanks Dave for sharing,

thats my rendition of your amazing data..in Pix of course

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