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#1 premk19

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Posted 06 February 2019 - 12:12 AM

My favorite DSO in Orion constellation. Imaged with a TS115 refractor + Riccardi 0.75x reducer, Atik 460EX & Baader LRGB filters. 7 hours total integration using 300s subs.

 

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Posted 06 February 2019 - 12:16 AM

Stunning! Amazingly detailed.



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Posted 06 February 2019 - 12:31 AM

That is fantastic work, Prem !



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Posted 06 February 2019 - 12:40 AM

Exceptional image.  Great color, tracking, detail and nice sharp stars.  How was it processed and what was the mount?


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Posted 06 February 2019 - 12:43 AM

Thank you, Martin, Peter & Jim!

 

Exceptional image.  Great color, tracking, detail and nice sharp stars.  How was it processed and what was the mount?

Jim - the mount is an Atlas Pro. Processed mostly in PixInsight, with chrominance noise reduction done in Lightroom. I'm certain PixInsight has better tools for that, but I haven't familiarized myself with it yet.


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Posted 06 February 2019 - 08:13 AM

Nice! I mis a bit of the "red" that normally shines through from one side.

 

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Posted 06 February 2019 - 11:39 AM

Nice! I mis a bit of the "red" that normally shines through from one side.

 

/Yves

Thank you, Yves. Yes a part of Barnard's loop is just out of field of view in the left, maybe I can shoot a second panel and make a mosaic!


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Posted 07 February 2019 - 08:31 AM

Thank you, Martin, Peter & Jim!

 

Jim - the mount is an Atlas Pro. Processed mostly in PixInsight, with chrominance noise reduction done in Lightroom. I'm certain PixInsight has better tools for that, but I haven't familiarized myself with it yet.

amazing little beast isn't it?



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Posted 07 February 2019 - 08:41 AM



Thank you, Yves. Yes a part of Barnard's loop is just out of field of view in the left, maybe I can shoot a second panel and make a mosaic!

Hmmm could be but I have more red closer to M78 ... 

 

39928607323_1d942ebded_c.jpgM78-LRGB-2 by Yves, on Flickr


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Posted 07 February 2019 - 09:18 AM

Hmmm could be but I have more red closer to M78 ...

39928607323_1d942ebded_c.jpgM78-LRGB-2 by Yves, on Flickr


Interesting. I'll give it a second go at processing and see what I can come up with. Nice image!

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Posted 08 February 2019 - 09:53 PM

Great shot!

 

I've wanted to shoot this for years, but really I need to step up from the 80mm first. 


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Posted 11 February 2019 - 02:38 PM

I don't know if anyone else  noticed, but McNeil's nebula has vanished again.

 

Wow!



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Posted 11 February 2019 - 03:35 PM

I don't know if anyone else noticed, but McNeil's nebula has vanished again.

Wow!


Daniel, wasn't even aware of it. Got any pic where it's visible? For comparison.

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 04:08 PM

https://www.skyandte...nishing-nebula/


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