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    Default M42 Orion 21st Jan 2013



    8x 2min subs, iso 200, 10 darks, 10 flats, 10 bias, im quite suprised it worked seeing all my other attempts at imaging it failed miserably

    please enjoy!

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    Default Re: M42 Orion 21st Jan 2013

    Looks like I'm first cab off the rank to say WOW. Nice image man. Love a good Orion.
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    Default Re: M42 Orion 21st Jan 2013

    Looks great! Was that off the 12" at prime focus?

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    Default Re: M42 Orion 21st Jan 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by HooshMD View Post
    Looks great! Was that off the 12" at prime focus?
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    Default Re: M42 Orion 21st Jan 2013

    Nice image. Thanks for sharing.

    You might be interested in ways to avoid overexposing the middle of the nebula. See the discussion earlier about layer masking, with instructions, starting with this message:

    http://www.astronomyforum.net/astrop....html#poststop

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