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Fay

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Re: M42
« Reply #15 on: Nov 11, 2010, 16:45:36 »
I am not a one to get tempted.......................
It is healthier to be mutton dressed as lamb, than mutton dressed as mutton!

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Re: M42
« Reply #16 on: Nov 11, 2010, 17:06:05 »
When does it get delivered ?

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Re: M42
« Reply #17 on: Nov 11, 2010, 17:55:19 »
will you get a discount if you get two?
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Re: M42
« Reply #18 on: Nov 11, 2010, 21:20:33 »
Very nice Jim

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Re: M42
« Reply #19 on: Nov 11, 2010, 21:23:33 »
I am not a one to get tempted.......................

Somehow I do not beleive that....

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Re: M42
« Reply #20 on: Nov 12, 2010, 11:59:36 »
Had another go at processing in nebulosity, added in darks and flats (so nice to take your darks in a warm room!!). I'm amazed how such a short exposure can bring out so much detail.


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Re: M42
« Reply #21 on: Nov 12, 2010, 12:23:39 »
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I'm amazed how such a short exposure can bring out so much detail.

That's the combination of a cooled camera and narrowband filter.  The filter in particular will remove a lot of the light pollution and tighten up stars a lot.  You've also stacked a lot of exposures which helps reduce noise a lot.

You might want to try posting a larger image sometime ;-)

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Re: M42
« Reply #22 on: Nov 12, 2010, 12:29:03 »
Didn't realise I could do that. How about this


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Re: M42
« Reply #23 on: Nov 12, 2010, 12:54:58 »
That's amazing for such short exposures Jim.

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Re: M42
« Reply #24 on: Nov 12, 2010, 13:49:45 »
I love the big version - lots of detail! 
It's very smooth and you've done a really good job of processing it.
I've never thought of using Fits Liberator - I'll have to take a look.

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Re: M42
« Reply #25 on: Nov 12, 2010, 14:57:59 »
Yes I have been studying FITS liberator for processing, the last couple of days
It is healthier to be mutton dressed as lamb, than mutton dressed as mutton!

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Re: M42
« Reply #26 on: Nov 12, 2010, 15:11:08 »
Great image Jim and a lovely first light. ;)

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Re: M42
« Reply #27 on: Nov 12, 2010, 16:00:24 »
excellent reprocess.

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Re: M42
« Reply #28 on: Nov 12, 2010, 16:09:59 »
Thanks very much, I broke the rule of a lifetime and decided to RTFM before I used Nebulosity! I've had Mark's "The Cave" as my screensaver since august but that's for the bin now (sorry Mark).

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Re: M42
« Reply #29 on: Nov 12, 2010, 16:30:32 »
RTFM?
It is healthier to be mutton dressed as lamb, than mutton dressed as mutton!