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Shibby last won the day on April 8 2013

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  1. Shibby

    Double glazed units

    Sorry for the very belated reply, but I'll add it anyway in case it's of use to anybody. I used www.clearviewbuyonline.co.uk collection in Peterborough and cost me £16.80 for a unit which was I think about 600x300. They have a nice online designer that lets you add your specs for real-time price.
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    M78 LRGB

    Very nice. It really is a faint nebula though, isn't it? I imagine you'd need longer subs to bring out all the dusty bits. Ahahahaha!
  3. Shibby

    Spiral Galaxy NGC 2841

    Very nice - what a tidy little galaxy! It can't have had many interactions with its neighbours (a bit like me )
  4. Shibby

    IC 1848 Soul Nebula Narrowband

    Hi Sam Very nice work! It's a great nebula. It's a slightly unusual colour balance (with the Ha luminance?), but the detail is really excellent! Try removing some green perhaps?
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    The Horse Head in HaRGB

    That's come out very nicely indeed! You've managed great colour considering that you've merged the Ha in and have a relativity smalls set of colour data. 12 hours?? I just don't have the patience for that kind of effort! It was certainly worth it, though.
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    Distant Galaxies

    Nice image with excellent colour - a interesting collection of galaxies!
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    RGB M27 reprocess with Straton

    It looks good to me, the Ha regions are much clearer than the original image.
  8. I found that, with the Baader filter, the raw star sizes were pretty similar. However, as Oiii is generally fainter we tend to push the data harder, increasing the chance of star bloat. I now have a 3nm Oiii which seems to match up pretty well with the 7nm Ha stars after processing.
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    Wizard (NGC 7380) Bi-Colour

    Thanks, I'll have to try that. I tried adding an additional blue Oiii layer which helped a bit but not much. It's a real problem how different it can look - my newest/best monitor is far brighter than my laptop & work monitors. Do colour profiles help in some way?
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    Horse head HA and starless

    Very interesting and different view of this region. I like stars personally, but this does look great - all that data has brought out the really faint stuff, too.
  11. Shibby

    Ring galaxy (NGC7217)

    Awesome little galaxy. Lovely detail and colour!
  12. I'm not particularly happy with this one having processed it. The Oiii is a bit noisy and I had to reject a few subs as my balance wasn't quite right on the night. However, I don't think I'll be getting any more data soon, so I'll post it as it is now! I've also been struggling to get the brightness right, as it looks very different on each monitor. How does it look on your screen? Anyone got any tips? The image is bi-colour Ha+Oiii. I gathered some RGB data for the stars, which I applied as a colour layer. The upload is at 50% - it does get scaled down in the post, so click through here for the full upload. Acquisition Ha 7nm: 15x600s Oiii: 3nm 16x600s RGB: 3x4x120s Equipment Atik 460ex Skywatcher MN190
  13. Shibby

    Binning in PHD Guiding

    Hmm, sorry I don't know then. As you've probably seen, the documentation just says this:
  14. Shibby

    PoleMaster equivalent software

    +1 for this tool. It's so easy to use and gets you nicely aligned.
  15. Shibby

    Binning in PHD Guiding

    Binning should be present within the advanced camera settings (Camera tab). https://openphdguiding.org/man-dev/Advanced_settings.htm

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