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#1 GRB

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Posted 09 September 2013 - 10:23 PM

my first attempt was M31, and my f10 scope did a closeup of the core. So I tried something that fit better and was easier.

M13 75 lights 20 seconds at 800 iso, 20 darks, and 20 bias

I thought I could get more color in some of the stars many looked bluer as I took the shots.

I did some PS stuff, just followed some tips I found on YouTube.

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Posted 09 September 2013 - 11:59 PM

Congratulations GRB - IMO you are off to a great start - that is a very nice image :) :waytogo:

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 12:56 AM

Congratulations GRB - IMO you are off to a great start - that is a very nice image :) :waytogo:


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#4 GRB

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 08:24 AM

Thanks

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 09:31 AM

Much better than what I expected for a 2nd image. You are off to a great start. :)

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 12:35 PM

Hi, very very nice. Especially for just a second dso imae. If I'm not mistaken M13 was my first dso too. I think it must be somewhere in the cn archives..

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 12:43 PM

Yep, nice shot. You can make out the "propeller" or Mercedes
symbol on the left side.

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 01:02 PM

Cool :)

#9 GRB

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 01:23 PM

Yep, nice shot. You can make out the "propeller" or Mercedes
symbol on the left side.


I never noticed that before, so that's suppose to be there cool.

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 02:20 PM

That was one of my very first targets. Yours looks much better. Nice job!

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 02:56 PM

I was concerned when I ran DSS is was only finding 14 or 15 stars at 2% as low as I could set the threshold and I find that hard to believe when I looked at he pre stacked photos.






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