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And yet another M45 & Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)

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Still processing these, but really struggling and I have had to use some synthetic flats. Details by clicking on the images but basically AstroTrac + Canon 70-200mm f/4 L IS lens. Thanks for looking.

Canon 70-200mm @ 135mm full frame.


Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) passing M45 (Pleiades) by StuartJPP, on Flickr



Canon 70-200mm @ 100mm cropped.


Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) by StuartJPP, on Flickr

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Many thanks for the comments everyone...

What method did you use to remove the stars? It's been very effective :)

I used CometAlignment in PixInsight to register and then median combination in ImageIntegration with sigma clipping for pixel rejection. DSS just keeps on crashing on me these days so I don't use it anymore...(even the latest beta version).

I know it's not a competition but the best widefield ive seen of Lovejoy yet.
Well done.

I only compete against myself to try to get a better image than my previous attempt...

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