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#1 Wembley2000

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 11:36 PM

Hello,

Here is my rendition of M42 and surrounding area. AT65EDQ, QHY8, 19x600 sec subs.

Captured with Neb3, stacked in DSS, finished off in PS.

High Res - Astrobin

Comments welcome, thanks for looking.

Brian

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 01:25 PM

Nice dust and faint details, but you might try blending in some shorter exposures to reduce the over-exposure of the trapezium region and your brighter stars. The high dynamic range of M42 is always a challenge! Nice job though with a OSC CCD.
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Posted 25 November 2012 - 05:44 PM

nice depth
might try some shorter subs for the core

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:06 AM

Thanks guys, I will be shooting this region again. This is only the second time I've ever shot this area, the first was my first ever astrophoto. I have read a bunch online about blending in shorter subs, so next time I am going to give it a shot.

Brian


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