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Some colourful narrowband M42


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Hi All

Data taken with QSI583 and TMB130

The first image is a fairly standard, though slightly overcooked image of M42, using the shorter subs.

The second is a colourful image focussing on the core

And the third is an HDR composite I made using Luminance HDR (I dont have PS). About 30mins per filter. I quite like this effect....

Enjoy

Paul

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Thanks guys. 

Narrowband makes stuff colourful, its part of its charm, at least for me. The HDR was a pain as the software is meant for daytime dslr images. I had to make 3 separate colour images rather than an HDR on a per filter basis. Still it did a good job with just 30mins per filter.

Olly, definitely need more subs, the longest was just 6 mins and theres only 5 of them. Im thinking 15mins at least and about 6 of them. That will help the SNR in the faint dust. I will also take a few maybe 30s shots to really keep the core tight.

Paul

PS image is a collaborative effort between myself and a friend.  

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