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Horsehead Nebula - 5.5hrs


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So this is the most data I've had on any image so far, and what a difference it makes!

Here's 5.5 hours in 5 minute subs. I think I've got about as much as I can get out of it.

I had some horrendous gradients from light pollution and after removing them I lost a bit of the fainter detail, but despite that, I'm proper chuffed with this one! :D

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Thanks guys, feedback is appreciated!

jnc71106:

Ikharus 102 from Ian King Imaging with the reducer at f5.6

QHY8L

Guided with an ST80, QHY5 and PHD

66 x 5 min subs

30 darks

30 flats

Stacked in DSS and processed in Photoshop CS3

Here it is all set up:

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Very nice :D

i found when I did some DBE on PI, it killed the red natural gradient, my Final I posted i just used flats and no DBE, the upper right of the horse head is very red, this was the only way I could keep so.

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