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#1 JWalk

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 02:25 PM

It is images like this that I think push the limit on OSC. There doesn't seem to be a lot to grab on to and the colors all blend together. I employed Pixinsight for this. This is the first image I have used for image correction, calibration, and stacking. I have to say that I think it does a much, MUCH, better job than DEEPSKYSTACKER. Thanks Warren Keller for your videos. I'd be lost without them.

I hope you all enjoy and comments and critics always welcome!!!

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#2 broca

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 02:41 PM

Beautiful image Jimmy. Nice and dusty!

#3 Rick J

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:08 PM

Nicely done. Another you don't see very often. Love seeing the new like this rather than the 500th of something common.

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:04 PM

Another really impressive image Jimmy! First time I've seen this object. I keep hearing a lot of good things about Pixinsight. I guess I will need to give it a try.

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 10:36 PM

That is fantastic!

#6 Bill Snyder

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 01:22 AM

Nice image Jimmy! Nice color.
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Posted 16 December 2012 - 05:33 AM

Great job Jimmy,

i think you`ve got the maximum out of your data!

Regards, Markus

#8 JWalk

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:19 AM

Thanks for all the feedback guys, I do feel like I'm getting everything out of the camera. Loving PI stacking!

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 09:47 AM

Jimmy,
Great job. I love this work with the OSC camera.

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:29 AM

Great Image, if I wasn't living in an LP zone I would consider OSC again, your images proof that difference between mono and OSC is a thin line ... especially with a fast system ...

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:03 AM

Beautiful Jimmy, I particularly like the treatment of the darkest area of the nebula!

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 09:07 PM

Nice job Jimmy

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 06:21 AM

Very, very beautiful!
You've taken the OSC camera to it's limits.
Here's my own old version (also with an OSC) if you like to see: http://www.pbase.com...image/131021524
Cheers,
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#14 JWalk

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:51 AM

Thanks guys!! Harel, nice shooting bud! Thanks for the compliment!

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:45 AM

Very nice indeed! The colors are beautiful... and yes, you have pushed the camera to its limits.... :waytogo:

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:31 PM

That is killer buddy. I'm going to make a suggestion- longer exposures, fewer subs. Most who know me well, know a serious math guy I ain't, but I believe the evil 'law of diminishing return' rears its ugly head at ~16 frames, and really flatlines after ~24. With OSC, even at your very fast f/ratio, I'd suggest 600s. Awesome work JWalk.

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:41 PM

Thanks Sedat and Warren! I have been experimenting with shorter exposures. I've been thinking of going back to the 600 sec subs. Maybe longer.

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:09 PM

I'd have no problem w/ you going to 900s and I think 600s is a good move back. It's more about the lack of significant improvement with a huge number of frames, so we achieve greater impact gathering more signal in the individual exposures.


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