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An LRGB image of NGC4565 taken with my SX Trius 814 camera through my Esprit 150  - the image was previously posted in the Deep Sky imaging forum.

To maximize my chances of capturing some galaxy detail I took quite a few Lum subs and combined these with unbinned RGB data. I ended up with just over 14 hours integration time. Processing was done with three software packages:

  • CCDstack: calibration, stacking & error rejection, Lum deconvolution and DDP stretch, RGB combination
  • Photoshop: mask generation(s), High Pass Filter, colour enhancements, noise reduction
  • Pixinsight: gradient reduction (DBE), Photometric colour calibration, green reduction (SCNR), noise reduction (TGVDenoise), sharpening (MLT).

Alan

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LIGHTS: L: 34, R:11, G:20, B:21 x 600s. DARKS:30, BIAS:100, FLATS:40 all at -20C.

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3 hours ago, Galen Gilmore said:

Awesome!

Thanks for the comment Galen 

 Alan

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