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Magnus_e

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  1. So here is quite possibly the final version. I used DarkStructureEnhance at ammount 0.30 on a clone. Then I cloned the original and added a dso mask to the new clone and used PixelMath to blend in 40% of the edited image. I have not used pixelmath to blend images before, but i used (original*0.6)+(edited*0.4) and dropped that process over on the masked result image. Then I used MLT on a new clone with 6 layers, and blended in 20% to a new result image. All in all quite happy with this project. No I just have to find out how to get more detail in my images. Mine do often seam a little out of focus compared to the really good ones posted here
  2. I'll have a look into that later tonight
  3. From the album Observatory 17b

    Camera is ZWO asi 1600mm-c, with Baader Ha, O3 and S3 filters. All subs is @Unity and offset 21 cooled to -30c 5min lights (Ha) total 5hours 30min Ha 5min lights (O3) total 3hours 10min Ha 5min lights (S2) total 2hours 55min Ha Total 11h 35min 300 biases 60 darks Remotely imaged on several nights from February 13th to March 15th 2017
  4. So now I have made a version that I do like a lot. I did not do much, and used very low amounts on all the tools I used. Started off by masking to only reveal the dso. Then applied a Local histogram equalization. Added some more saturation, and removed the mask to add slightly more saturation to the entire image. Then I added a star mask and ran the process to shrink stars by an amount of 0.4 Let me know if the changes made it better
  5. Thanks for the feedback I have been trying to stop my processing before I over process lately. I find it a better work flow to stop early and then rather go back an add to it later. I can see the clouds are actually clearing. Wonder if that lasts. Off to dso-browser and see if I can find anything bright and fast, or I might start on the LRGB Leo triplet I've been thinking abut. I was off target last year with my dslr and made a Leo doublet
  6. Hi folks So this is my first full color nb image. It is the Monkey head nebula shoot between 13th Feb to 15th March. It has been so much cloud and fog here that I actually used a month to collect 11h 35min of monkey business! Its my first attempt at HST, and first > 10h image I have not got to try to finish with the processing, but I have calibrated, stacked and combined the channels with a little noise reduction and a masked stretch. Asi 1600mm-c @ -30C with Gain 139, Offset 21 300x bias ~60 darks 5h 30min Ha in 300sec subs 3h 10min O3 300sec subs 2h 55min S2 300sec subs. Whit a lot more Ha then O3 and S2 I cheated and ran scnr green, but I'm for now happy with the color balance. I will try to do some more processing when I get time and bring out some more signal, and color, but feel free to let me know what you think about the image at this point.
  7. Hi Alan. I'm not sure how your skill set in working with metal is, but mine is none! To be honest it does depend a lot on size, etc. I f you have good drawings then it almost sounds cheaper to rebuild the structure, than to move a large shipping container if you were to move? I know I have kept my drawings with all measurements, so if I where to move location I could order the timber pre cut at what I would suspect will be a lower price than to hire a crane operator and a truck to relocate a container. It would result in some more work, but I don't relocate so often that it's a big / likely issue. I'm sure it could be done, but not 100% sure how much there is to gain? Good luck on your research / desition, Magnus.
  8. From the album Observatory 17b

    Camera is ZWO asi 1600mm-c, with Baader Ha filter. All subs is @Unity and offset 21 cooled to -30c 64x 5min lights (Ha) = 5hours 20min Ha 200 biases 60x 5min darks Remotely imaged on the night from 13th to 14th of February 2017
  9. Thanks for the comments Olly an Paddy, and the likes! I'm happy that you liked it
  10. So this is the Monkey Head nebula in Ha. Imaged with the asi 1600mm-c @-30C 64x 300sec, Gain 139, Offset 21 I'm gathering O3 as we speak, but liked the mono version too. Pretty happy with it at the moment, but feel free to comment with tips or feedback
  11. From the album Observatory 17b

    Camera is Zwo Asi 1600mm-c, with Baader Ha and S2 filter. All subs is @Unity and offset 21 cooled to -30c 70x 2min lights (Ha) 26x 5min lights (Ha) = 4.5 hours Ha 15x 5min lights (S2) = 1h 15min S2 200 biases 16x 2min darks 9x 5min darks Remotely imaged on the night from 7th to 8th of January 2017 (Ha) and 21th of January (S2)
  12. From the album Observatory 17b

    Camera is Zwo Asi 1600mm-c, with Baader Ha and S2 filter. All subs is @Unity and offset 21 cooled to -30c 70x 2min lights (Ha) 26x 5min lights (Ha) = 4.5 hours Ha 15x 5min lights (S2) = 1h 15min S2 200 biases 16x 2min darks 9x 5min darks Remotely imaged on the night from 7th to 8th of January 2017 (Ha) and 21th of January (S2)
  13. I'm not sure what you can tell from this? but here are Menkib in Ha and S2 (don't have O3). Setup is identical for both, subs are 5min @Unity with offset 21. The stacked images is 4.5 hour Ha and ~1.5 hour S2 Ha S2 The reflection is not showing a lot in Ha ,but in S2 it's very clear! Scope is Equinox 80, with SkyWatcher non reducing Field Flattener and Baader NB filters. Please share what this means.
  14. If that is your experiments with a guidecam first time processing mono, then I'm looking forward for things to come
  15. One thing to note about the INDI drivers is that they are sorted in to groups like focusers, ccd's, telescopes (mounts) and several more. All of these groups is implemented as super classes with all the generic features of the devices as virtual functions. So the super class for focusers will have all the functions for initialization, connect and everything to generate the gui an listen for button clicks etc. For a focuser there will also be functions for setting focus in / out and focus for x milliseconds. As there are no super class for framing hw, your best bet is to make it as a aux device. Aux devices in indi is the most basic devices, but you have all you need to add the gui buttons and text / number inputs, and you have the timerhit function that is the event loop for the device. One of my INDI drivers is an aux device, so it might give some insight, or make everything a lot more confusing.... https://github.com/magnue/indi_wiringpi_gpio/blob/master/README.md