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M88 - my take at the 'tractor tire' galaxy

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Following a discussion with Göran, I had a go myself at this galaxy. Since in quite a few images, this galaxy looks rather thick, I wrote that it reminded me of a tractor tire.

So, here's my attempt at making this galaxy look less fat.

The data is from the Liverpool telescope, a mix of 90 and 120 seconds exposures

Red: 19 subs

Green: 7 subs

Blue: 9 subs

Processed in PixInsight

As usual, I don't push the saturation and contrast as hard as Göran, but it's basically the same data.


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Nice Wim,

less of a tractor tire than mine. I probably made mine a bit too "contasty"

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