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#1 proteus5

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 05:26 AM

Since it's been cloudy here, I've gone through some old data. Here's a reprocess of M8 The Lagoon Nebula captured back in July.

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Scope: Skywatcher 80ED
Camera: Canon T2i (un-modded)
15 subs at 400 sec each ISO 400

Processed with PS CS5, using Carboni's actions.

It came out pretty good given it's an un-modded camera, I must admit I was suprised.

Thanks for looking.

http://astrob.in/503...allery/regular/

#2 Darren1968

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 07:47 AM

Really nice Robert, especially given the un-modded camera.

I think that a little more star colour is the only thing that would help. The nebula itself looks great.

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 08:34 AM


I think that a little more star colour is the only thing that would help. The nebula itself looks great.

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My thought exactly.

#4 Wouter D'hoye

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 08:50 AM

Great image!!!!

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 09:44 AM

Looks great!

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 11:18 AM

Great image and congratulations on the reprocessing.

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 11:57 AM

Nice. :) And from an unmodded camera!

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 12:29 PM

Looks like you used too much noise suppression?

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 01:02 PM

That is a beautiful Lagoon image, :waytogo: I see a small amount of clumping or noise blotch from maybe noise reduction in the very dim outer areas?

#10 proteus5

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 04:24 PM

Thanks for everyone's comments. I did have to hit it pretty hard with the de-noise since my subs were in the 95-97 degree range and it's a low object on my horizon, down in the light pollution. I guess I went a little too hard.

I also agree on the star color, but that's about all I could get. Subs are really red from the LP, and I think that is washing out the color.

Thanks again, I'll give it another go when I get the chance.






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