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#1 charlieb123

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Posted 11 April 2021 - 07:16 PM

Hi,

 

I'm hoping someone with some skills would attempt to process my last image of the Whirlpool Galaxy.

I know there must be more there than what I've come up with. I can see some faint dust coming off the arms that I can't seem to extract without compressing the image too much. Maybe I shouldn't expect much considering its just 1.5 hours of data.

 

It's been stacked with DSS and I'm skeptical that I've processed darks, lights and offsets properly.

 

45 frames totaling 1.5hrs

 

https://drive.google...iew?usp=sharing

 

My menial attempt with photoshop.

whirlpool_quick2.jpg


Edited by charlieb123, 11 April 2021 - 07:19 PM.


#2 TXLS99

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Posted 12 April 2021 - 04:21 AM

I had a quick go at it with Pixinsight. Wasn't able to get much color out of it. Not sure why that is. I'm still too new and cant really troubleshoot what would cause that. Hopefully some more experienced members will chime in.
 
It could be a stacking issue, not sure though. I did notice that there are still dust spots showing up on the stacked tif file. Did you not use flats? I see you stated darks and bias with the lights.
 
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#3 Tapio

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Posted 12 April 2021 - 04:38 AM

I think your biggest problem is missing calibration files, and exposure.

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