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I'm not experienced with LRGB imaging, so thought i'd give it a go on M81. However, when i combine the 4 individually processed integrations i end up with horrible colour hues across the image - they're all aligned and wotnot. Am i running into the issues of light pollution (inside the M25), which i can only remove with aggressive DBE application?  Individual files attached.

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Could well be light pollution. I have something similar in all of my images from home (although the bottom right corner is a bit extreme, maybe). DBE, ABE or something similar will probably take care of it. 

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The bottom right doesn't look like light pollution. Does it show in your calibration masters (flats and/or darks)? If do, it's setup related. The other gradients are due to light pollution or the moon being close. Which of course, is also light pollution. These are easy to remove with dbe.

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