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    Default Trifid Nebula



    Been a while since I've been able to go out and get a decent pic..

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    Wonderful details! Thank you!

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    Default Re: Trifid Nebula

    Great pic. Congrats.

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    Default Re: Trifid Nebula

    well looks like you found a great one there
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    Default Re: Trifid Nebula

    I think it's a great shot - though perhaps it might be a good idea to just wind back the brightness a bit - it appears to be bloating the stars a touch.
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    That is great!!!! One of the best I've seen!!

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    Default Re: Trifid Nebula

    Excellent! Can you tell us more about the shot details and setup? Mount, focal reducer? Flats, darks, etc?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AstroMatt View Post
    Excellent! Can you tell us more about the shot details and setup? Mount, focal reducer? Flats, darks, etc?

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    Default Re: Trifid Nebula

    Nice, but still a bit bloaty - the core is over blown.
    The colours are a standout - the blue nebula is actually larger, you seem to have lost a little round the edge of the red.
    I'm not trying to be picky, you've got a nice image and it could be nicer.
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