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Cozzy

M81 & M82

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First bit of imaging for quite some time thanks to the good old UK weather, took these on 15/16/17th March.

Anyhow, 2 hours at ISO 1600 at 1 minute lights plus flats darks and bias, stacked in DSS and processed in Photoshop CS2.

SW 200P  focal reducer, modded Canon 450D, HEQ5  with EQmod.

weather: bright half moon, high alt thin cloud

thanks for looking, all comments +/- more than welcome.

 

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I love these two old favourites.

Nice detail in the spiral arms.

I like the fact that you took 1 minute subs.

I always try and stretch the exposure time, but seeing this makes me think there is no point.

Stick to shorter subs and maybe get less waste in future.

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well you didn,t lose your touch, thats very good for such short exposures, the moon was up, so your always going to fight with the glare, keep them coming, 

chris

 

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