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#1 jeffweiss9

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Posted 25 February 2021 - 10:31 PM

Here's a new m51 HaLRGB image using 17.5 hours of DSW (NM) data.  Last time I shot this (most?) beautiful target was in 2014 and, unfortunately, I'm not sure if this one improved on that:

 

m51HaLRGB_DSW_FinalcrMix_L30-92aTPFM40.jpg

 

Focus has been tweaked, per Michael's suggestion below.

 

Details at:

 

https://www.astrobin.com/a0b0ti/

 

Hope you enjoy.

Clear skies,

Jeff

 

 

 

 

 


Edited by jeffweiss9, 26 February 2021 - 02:55 PM.

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#2 Neil_Phan

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Posted 25 February 2021 - 10:45 PM

Wow! Very nice!!
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Posted 25 February 2021 - 10:51 PM

That’s just amazing!


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Posted 26 February 2021 - 11:07 AM

Great detail and color! I would try to tweak the focus a bit.

 

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Posted 26 February 2021 - 02:34 PM

Thanks very much, Neil, Stellar1 and Michael-

 

I agree, Michael, that the image needed some focus and applied a bit with Focus Magic and replaced the image at the top of this thread.  Thanks.

 

Full details at the same link:

 

https://www.astrobin.com/a0b0ti/F/

 

Clear skies,

Jeff


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Posted 28 February 2021 - 11:09 AM

Nice work, Jeff.

 

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Posted 28 February 2021 - 09:49 PM

Looks Great.


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Posted 28 February 2021 - 11:32 PM

That is really good.  Thank you for sharing,  Joe


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Posted 01 March 2021 - 02:31 PM

Thanks very much, Michael, Jim and Joe-

Cheers,

Jeff



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Posted 01 March 2021 - 03:37 PM

Lovely image Jeff, thanks for sharing, very motivating image :waytogo:

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Posted 02 March 2021 - 01:21 AM

Thanks, Mert-

CS/Jeff




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