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The Great Nebula in Carina at 200mm

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#1 BQ Octantis

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Posted 20 September 2019 - 08:13 PM

I took another stab at processing my best data on the Carina Nebula, which was an hour through my 200mm f/2.8L back in March. Star reduction seems to be the key to getting the nebula to "pop":

 

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Carina Nebula 2019-03-09
Canon 200mm f/2.8L II@f/3.2, Canon T3i (stock)
Orion SkyView Pro EQ mount (PEC playback)
132×30sec@ISO1600, 100×bias, 100×darks, 100×flats
Aligned & stacked in Lynkeos v3.1, Processed in Photoshop CS5
w/Annie's Astro Tools v7.0 & Astronomy Tools v1.6
Tropic of Capricorn, Northern Territory, Australia

 

Cheers,

 

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Edited by BQ Octantis, 21 September 2019 - 05:38 PM.

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#2 ChristopherBeere

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 01:35 AM

Good job mate, the dynamics in the core are well preserved and the overall color is great.



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Posted 21 September 2019 - 03:12 AM

Good job mate, the dynamics in the core are well preserved and the overall color is great.

Cheers, Christopher!

 

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#4 Starman27

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 02:42 PM

You did good.



#5 BQ Octantis

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 05:49 PM

You did good.

Thanks Herman! And thanks to all for the likes!

 

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 05:53 PM

That is a great picture :D I am currently imaging North America nebula :)




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