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Conditions have been very poor down in Sydney for the last month (rain, clouds or 'darn' moon every night :( ) so no new images but at least I have plenty of time for lots of reprocessing ...

This one was captured back at the beginning of the year and I'm still playing with it. Here I have been trying to get to grips with the HDR composition function in PixInsight.

It is built up from four sets of around 20 images each at 4sec, 8sec, 30sec and 120sec all at ISO800 with my unmodified Nikon D5300.

Orion Nebula

And this is the previous attempt.

Orion Nebula

I think I prefer the composition, colours and contrast of the new version.

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