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IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
« on: Feb 09, 2011, 16:23:30 »
Knew the clouds were going to start to roll in by 9pm, so did what I could.

15x600, Atik 314L, WO ZS66, 7nm ha filter, 0.8 flattener, captured with Astroart, Processed PSCS, stacked DSS 080211.

Would like to do some O & S, but the Baader ha filter has very high sides & will not move in the filter wheel due to getting stuck when any flattener/reducer is screwed in.

Not sure how I can rectify it.



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Re: IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
« Reply #1 on: Feb 09, 2011, 16:40:03 »
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the Baader ha filter has very high sides & will not move in the filter wheel due to getting stuck when any flattener/reducer is screwed in.

Not sure how I can rectify it.

You could get a QSI and thinner filters but that would be very expensive  ;)

Nice work by the way  :)
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Re: IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
« Reply #2 on: Feb 09, 2011, 18:02:43 »
Thanks Mick, i would have liked it smoother.
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Re: IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
« Reply #3 on: Feb 09, 2011, 18:49:47 »
Thanks Mick, i would have liked it smoother.
Smoother! I was trying to get some more subs for my 'best ever' M1 attempt last night and it turned out all lumpy. Far too much moisture up high in Beckenham. I would love to have got an image like this.
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Re: IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
« Reply #4 on: Feb 09, 2011, 18:51:44 »
Oh Duncan, i know it is a nightmare. There was a lot of moisture about
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Re: IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
« Reply #5 on: Feb 09, 2011, 20:24:18 »
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There was a lot of moisture about

Most of mine was inside  ;)
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Re: IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
« Reply #6 on: Feb 09, 2011, 21:59:38 »
Very nice, Fay.  There's some fine detail there.
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Re: IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
« Reply #7 on: Feb 09, 2011, 22:17:06 »
That's very good Fay with lots of fine detail starting to show.  Had lots of calamities myself so it's good to see someone getting some benefit out of the clear sky.

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Re: IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
« Reply #8 on: Feb 10, 2011, 08:22:49 »
I had a go at that once, failed horribly, I'd like to see that image with some better histogram shaping, it looks a little black to me.

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Re: IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
« Reply #9 on: Feb 10, 2011, 08:37:48 »

That's very good Fay. An interesting subject and a lot of good detail.

I'm glad to see that someone is managing to take advantage of the rare, short gaps in the cloud cover!

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Re: IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
« Reply #10 on: Feb 10, 2011, 10:04:57 »
Thanks,. I have about 3 versions. This one does not look so dark on my laptop/desktop.

I have been told that with the 7nm ha filter, I should aim for 20-30 min subs!!!!!
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Re: IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
« Reply #11 on: Feb 10, 2011, 12:26:52 »
Hi Fay,

As I don't use filters and have not attempted this object yet I can't comment too much.  But sounds like a difficult object to capture, so well done.

We always want to do better, but that's good.

Carole




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Re: IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
« Reply #12 on: Feb 10, 2011, 12:43:17 »
Thanks Carole. Problem is, you get to the stage where you are never quite happy with what you have got.................................
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