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#1 Nightfall S Africa

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Posted 25 October 2020 - 05:15 PM

Have any of you been using the Optolong L-Pro Light Pollution Broadband Filter for nebular imaging? I'd like to see more images of how it handles HI emission nebulae compared with a pure HI filter. Could you post some of your images on this thread?



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Posted 25 October 2020 - 08:54 PM

If i were to image emission nebula, i'd get an l-extreme. The LPRO does a a fine job, but it's designed more around broadband targets. I typically run my lpro at 0 gain and still semi-short exposures to not blow out star cores and to keep dynamic range while the l-extreme can do 5+ minutes and really capture faint details.


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Posted 25 October 2020 - 10:21 PM

I don't get out to my dark site as much as I would like so I started imaging with my L-eNhance filter.  I would like more natural star colors so I was thinking about giving my L-Pro a try and doing careful processing with PixInsight.  My backyard is Bortle 8.  Is this worth trying?


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Posted 26 October 2020 - 02:03 PM

I don't get out to my dark site as much as I would like so I started imaging with my L-eNhance filter.  I would like more natural star colors so I was thinking about giving my L-Pro a try and doing careful processing with PixInsight.  My backyard is Bortle 8.  Is this worth trying?

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