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Crustacea from first clear night in 2 months M1

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Monday night was the first clear night here since 3 October and, even then, I had to dodge a few clouds. I managed to get M1 with my ED120 and modded 1200d taking 15 400sec subs at ISO 1600 with the usual darks, bias and flats. Not all the detail of M1 showing but not bad for a Canon I think. Processed in DSS Pigs in Space Pixinsight and a little bit in Paintshop Pro X8.

Thanks for looking.



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Nice Crab Peter, nicely framed by the stars, clear here earlier in the week but blowing a gale so stuffed the guiding.


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very nice crab peter but i think you should have left the green fringe in it as there is green in this object

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Thanks Chris. I have both versions and I put the "green" one on Astrobin. I wasn't sure if it should have the green so thanks for that info.


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