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#1 f430

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Posted 28 July 2021 - 04:43 PM

Well, maybe someday, but so far this is my first image using only Pixinsight. 

And using only the basics. Weighted Batch Prepressing, stretching, and Curves Transformation to adjust the color.

To give myself a chance, this is about 20 hours exposure time, between the three NB filters, and its processed as an SHO. 

I calibrated with Darks and Bias, but no flats, and no noise reduction. 

The images were taken with my TEC 140 scope, Astrodon filters, and my new QHY 268M camera.

Next step is to learn more Pixinsight functions to make things better!

Here's a link to Astrobin for a better view; https://www.astrobin.com/u0bort/

Comments and suggestions more than welcome!

Thanks for looking, John

 

Veil Nebula.jpg


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#2 Dean J.

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Posted 28 July 2021 - 05:42 PM

Nice one John.



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Posted 28 July 2021 - 08:02 PM

yeah very nice. 



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Posted 29 July 2021 - 11:15 AM

Thank you guys!

With Pixinsight it's hard to decide which colors to go with.

I have two other versions of this one, plus an HOO version that looks nice as well.

Here's the HOO for comparison. Click it to enlarge.

 

Veil in HOO, 4mp.jpg


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#5 Dean J.

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Posted 29 July 2021 - 05:27 PM

Nice too.



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Posted 30 July 2021 - 10:27 AM

Thanks again, Dean 



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Posted 31 July 2021 - 11:00 AM

I like both but somehow the HOO version makes space seem less cold wink.gif    Nicely done! 




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