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#1 WhitenerJ

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 03:30 PM

The nebula Messier 78 (also known as M 78 or NGC 2068) is a reflection nebula in the constellation Orion and is 1,600 light years distant from Earth. This was a much too dim object for me to image from my backyard with 4 minute subs. I need at least 10 minute ones for more detail in the clouds of the nebula.

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#2 shrevestan

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 03:46 PM

That is a tough target. You still got some decent detail in the main dark dust loop and I like the framing as well.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 05:26 PM

I want to try M78, but if 4 min subs won't do I can forget about trying from home. You may ease off on the noise reduction a bit to give more detail.

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:57 PM

Ya a tough one but you did well with it.






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