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by mAnKiNd
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M52+NGC7635
Replies: 12
Views: 1507

Re: M52+NGC7635

Super!"
by mAnKiNd
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Automated LRGB Sequence Capture
Replies: 15
Views: 2486

Re: Automated LRGB Sequence Capture

Dear Kirk and co. Thank you for your efforts on this, I will surely find this very useful. I'll give it a test next clear sky :)

Cheers
Minos
by mAnKiNd
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: NGC 7635, The Bubble Nebula
Replies: 11
Views: 1414

Re: NGC 7635, The Bubble Nebula

Haha! this is great point, being able to get on with the equipment you have and learning how to best use it rather than constantly plonking out hard-earned money on ever changing new gear! I too have friends who feed their G.A.S. (gear acquisition syndrome) more than they feed their relationship wit...
by mAnKiNd
Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: NGC 7635, The Bubble Nebula
Replies: 11
Views: 1414

Re: NGC 7635, The Bubble Nebula

Hey Brian, I advocate that indeed a longer exposure would in a sense "swamp" the raining noise, but I haven't done the month, just an anecdotal observation from my sessions. Also, better matched darks, as your suggested workflow above has demonstrated help mitigate the raining noise. Why is your gui...
by mAnKiNd
Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M52+NGC7635
Replies: 12
Views: 1507

Re: M52+NGC7635

Hi Dave, Definitely looks better balanced with no obvious cast. Good job! One suggestion, not a criticism, is to have a brighter/less clipped black point. I find that because every viewing screen is different, it's better to be on the brighter ( :) ) side than the clipped side of things! Looking for...
by mAnKiNd
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: NGC 7635, The Bubble Nebula
Replies: 11
Views: 1414

Re: NGC 7635, The Bubble Nebula

I like how you have gain and offset fixed and then adjust only your exposure to shape the histogram.
by mAnKiNd
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M31, Andromeda with Altair 183C
Replies: 4
Views: 853

Re: M31, Andromeda with Altair 183C

wonderful images!
by mAnKiNd
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M57 Ring Nebula
Replies: 4
Views: 654

Re: M57 Ring Nebula

Nice! :)
by mAnKiNd
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M52+NGC7635
Replies: 12
Views: 1507

Re: M52+NGC7635

Hi Dave, very nice fov and detail, was this captured with a filter? I see a blue cast in the balance and I take you're still waiting fo a flattener? I love these two targets together :)
by mAnKiNd
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: NGC 896, The Fish Head Nebula
Replies: 6
Views: 941

Re: NGC 896, The Fish Head Nebula

That looks very well acquired and processed, good job :)