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sulaco

M42 First calibrated image

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Hi Folks,

This is my first caibrated deep sky image of M42, 10x 180s, 10x 180s darks, flats & bias, all at iso 400, not enough exposure really. I'm reasonably happy but it was processed in css but as JPGs as it doesn't recognose the Canon 550d Raw files.

I'm not sure what is causing the concentric circular ghost pattern to the right, any clues.

Thanks for any feed back

http://www.flickr.co...s/41661025@N06/

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You may have guessed by now that i've not used Flickr to display images before...now checked for public viewing, if this isn't right i can just describe it in as vivid detail as possible.

Thanks

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That is a really nice image sulaco! You have got some beautiful colours in the nebula.

I can't see the concentric ghosting that you mention but that may just be the set-up of my monitor.

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I've had problems with DSS and a Canon 550D but used Canon DPP to batch convert my subs to 16 bit TIFFs for DSS. I'd never try to stack JPEGS.

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Link working fine now - nice one :)

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I think you might need the beta of dss to get the 550d images to work if your not already using it. :)

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I'm gonna try and convert the raw images to tiffs and process them that way i think, i captured M109 a week ago and it just won't calibirate with the jpegs .

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