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Davide Simonetti

Black Eye Galaxy (M64) Reprocessed

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Since I started using Nebulosity instead of Deep Sky Stacker I've been reprocessing many of the images that were a bit disappointing and discovering just how much detail was in the data but not coming through. This image is a case in point. When I first processed it all that came out was the nucleus and the dust band. Although still not perfect there's lots more detail now and I feel like I've passed a milestone  :smiley:

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77 x 30 second exposures at 6400 ISO
28 x 20 second exposures at 6400 ISO
36 x 15 second exposures at 3200 ISO
26 x 15 second exposures at 12800 ISO
40 Dark Frames
21 Flat frames
74 Bias/offset frames (applied to flat frames only)
Processed in Nebulosity and Photoshop
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