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BKMaynard
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M51
      #5755188 - 03/24/13 11:16 PM Attachment (44 downloads)

M51 from a couple of days ago. Taken with a 12" Meade sct on a CGE Pro
And a st8300 binned 3x3 LRGB 5x8 min each.


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darbyvet
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Re: M51 new [Re: BKMaynard]
      #5755769 - 03/25/13 10:03 AM

lovely m51

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Raginar
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Re: M51 new [Re: BKMaynard]
      #5756003 - 03/25/13 11:49 AM

Hey BK,

Looks good! Colors are what I'd expect and it looks natural. I'd adjust the lightness to make it 'pop' out a bit more so its not subdued and maybe add some saturation so it's a little 'bluer'.

Otherwise, really good


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Wouter D'hoye
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Re: M51 new [Re: Raginar]
      #5756272 - 03/25/13 02:15 PM

Lovely image.

Thanks for sharing.

Wouter.


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Re: M51 new [Re: BKMaynard]
      #5756498 - 03/25/13 04:05 PM

Very nice particularly for the short amount of time on this image.

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Re: M51 new [Re: rigel123]
      #5757194 - 03/25/13 10:59 PM

Nice work , quite a setup you have there for DSO's

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BKMaynard
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Re: M51 new [Re: CounterWeight]
      #5757330 - 03/26/13 01:00 AM

Thanks guys. I appreciate your comments.

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DarkStarAstro
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Re: M51 new [Re: BKMaynard]
      #5757420 - 03/26/13 02:34 AM

Looking good, Welcome to CN!

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