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#1 Lucas.Maguire

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 08:47 AM

Good Morning!

 

I set sights on M1, The crab nebula, after imaging my first panel for a 4 panel mosaic on IC1805. I framed it up and figured this would be a good sequence to "fall asleep" to and let my equipment run all night. I had captured 53 subs before it started to hide behind some neighboring trees at 180s in length using the L-eXtreme filter. Equipment used can be seen in my Sig and full size on My Astrobin. I was shocked at how well this came out for its size and focal length used smile.gif . 

 

Sequenced in NINA

Stacked in DSS (53x180 Lights+ 30x180 Darks)

Processed in Photoshop

 

Thanks For Looking!

Clear Skies!

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 09:02 AM

Not sure if you used flats, according to your post you haven't. It looks like you got dust bunnies.



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Posted 24 January 2021 - 09:04 AM

Not sure if you used flats, according to your post you haven't. It looks like you got dust bunnies.

I did not. crazy.gif  I'm going to take flats today (amazon shipment inbound later) when I get my panel and re calibrate.



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Posted 24 January 2021 - 09:09 AM

Not sure if you used flats, according to your post you haven't. It looks like you got dust bunnies.

Could be a lot worse.  I did this years ago on M1.  Really taught me about the need for flats (and cleaning my optics).

 

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 09:10 AM

That's a good result. It is worth you having a look at creating flats. It would also be worth cropping your image so we have a closer look at M1. I've been working on M1 for the last few weeks & have posted my update https://www.cloudyni...ore-of-m1-lrgb/

 

I use the C14 so it's a far bigger instrument to get up close & personal. Keep up the great work!


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Posted 24 January 2021 - 09:14 AM

That's a good result. It is woth you having a look at creating flats. It would also be worth cropping your image so we have a closer look at M1. I've been working on M1 for the last few weeks & have posted my update https://www.cloudyni...ore-of-m1-lrgb/

 

I use the C14 so it's a far bigger instrument to get up close & personal. Keep up the great work!

Thank you! Yours looks great! I sold my 8" Meade ACF and LX65 mount to get a deep sky rig a few months ago. I bet if I still had that optical tube with a reducer I'd get a closer look. undecided.gif



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Posted 24 January 2021 - 09:35 AM

Could be a lot worse.  I did this years ago on M1.  Really taught me about the need for flats (and cleaning my optics).

 

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I was really bored- so I put aside my selfish tendencies and cleaned your image a bit for you- I can't stand to see good data going to waste.

 

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 12:03 PM

Shot some flats and dark flats then reprocessed my data and am still quite happy with the results smile.gif .

 

Full size and revision on My Astrobin.

 

-Luc

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 12:13 PM

Indeed a good image.

The dust spots i did not notice at first on the former image, probably due to my rather poor old laptop screen.



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Posted 24 January 2021 - 01:02 PM

Looks nice !



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Posted 24 January 2021 - 01:05 PM

Indeed a good image.

The dust spots i did not notice at first on the former image, probably due to my rather poor old laptop screen.

 

Looks nice !

 

Thank you! I believe Its time to blow off and clean the filters smirk.gif




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