A little late in the season, here is the Sunflower Galaxy from my Bortle 8 Backyard. This was quite challenging to process. The blue channel for some reason had all manner of gradients. After processing the background looked even more blotchy than usual (as is the case for almost all images from my light polluted backyard). Colors are bit muted even after maxing out the saturation. Likely needs more color data. But all our images are a work in progress, aren't they? : )
Exposure: LRGB, 15x120s each channel
Setup: EdgeHD 8 @ F10, ASI1600MM Pro, RST-135 on my observatory pier
Software: NINA, PHD2, APP and Topaz Denoise AI
Edited by Astrojedi, 13 June 2021 - 10:27 PM.