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First Light with Samyang 135mm - IC1396

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Sometimes the weather gods look on you kindly. A nice new Samyang 135mm turned up from that well known jungle supplier, I managed to assemble it to my Atik 428ex mono along with an Ha filter and got the spacing correct, and low and behold the skies stayed clear - all on the same day!

I am sure there is room for improvement with the processing but this is IC1396 processed in PI; STF applied with HT, and a little HDRM + LHE to try to tease out some detail.

Any help on improving the processing would be gratefully received - I really don't feel I get the best out of processing mono images.

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By the way this is 12x300s + 10x600s combined with HDR process in PI; flats, no darks and a master bias.

Thank you for looking.

Adrian

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Really great image Adrian. You have everything working 100%!

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