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Ikonnikov

IC1805, a Bi-colour Heart

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Put together with a collection of Ha subs from the last couple of months of varying quality plus some OIII taken on a couple of hazy nights last week. A fairly quick process with a bit of a half-hearted attempt at rescuing the stars at the end. As ever c and c's very welcome!

Paul

 

Tak E130D, G3-16200, chroma 3nm filters on Avalon Linear FR.

Ha 20x 1800s

OIII 9x 1800s

 

 

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I like that :) The only thing I'd consider is reducing the blue halos on those bigger stars..... I find that a little eye watering..... I do love the colours though :)

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Very accomplished image Paul.

If you could just tame the blue star halos, you would have a really stunning image.

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On 07/12/2016 at 08:31, swag72 said:

I like that :) The only thing I'd consider is reducing the blue halos on those bigger stars..... I find that a little eye watering..... I do love the colours though :)

 

23 hours ago, PatrickGilliland said:

Very nice like the colours (except the blue halo's) but a super image overall.

Paddy

 

13 hours ago, Barry-Wilson said:

Very accomplished image Paul.

If you could just tame the blue star halos, you would have a really stunning image.

 

Thanks for the encouraging comments folks, looks like I'm going to have to tackle those halos with processing then (would be interesting to see how much some decent sky transparency would reduce them but it doesn't look like the weather's going to play nice any time soon!).

Paul

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That is a very nice image of the Heart Nebula. I like it. Great work. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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Thanks Graham and Adriano. I've had a quick go at reducing the blue halos with SCNR and clonestamp but I think a complete reprocess and some more/better OIII subs are probably in order to get on top of them.

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