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hi!

This is my third image ever, what are your thoughts?

the color in the nebula is very low, I tried to enhance it but I couldnt do much..

ISO 1600

Exposure 70 sec

lights 70

darks 35

flats 35

bias 35

no guiding

 

Iris.jpg

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You have captured a lot more than this image shows.  Hope you don't mind but I  ran it through StarNet to remove the stars then did a simple stretch in PS. This is what's there even using your posted jpg.

 

 

starless.jpg

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12 minutes ago, wornish said:

You have captured a lot more than this image shows.  Hope you don't mind but I  ran it through StarNet to remove the stars then did a simple stretch in PS. This is what's there even using your posted jpg.

 

 

starless.jpg

Oh cool,.. I tried to stretch it (levels) but the background became too bright for me.. 

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54 minutes ago, wornish said:

You have captured a lot more than this image shows.  Hope you don't mind but I  ran it through StarNet to remove the stars then did a simple stretch in PS. This is what's there even using your posted jpg.

 

 

starless.jpg

Can you add the stars again after all the stretching? 

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Yes its possible to add stars back in.  Its best though to start from the original raw image from the stacking process.  Starting with a jpg loses lots of info.

If you post the original I will give it another go.

 

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1 hour ago, wornish said:

Yes its possible to add stars back in.  Its best though to start from the original raw image from the stacking process.  Starting with a jpg loses lots of info.

If you post the original I will give it another go.

 

I can send it to you on Wednesday when I'm at home :)

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