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    Default M45 rummaging through data...



    Here is something I threw together from some frames taken with the 8" f4 astrograph. As if the spikes don't give it away

    Anyhow I did not have any blue filter frames so I used the lum stack as a proxy with an RGB combine in PI. Just for fun.

    The results were pretty pleasing.

    I did not spend a whole lot of time on this, still a little gritty and did not do any decon. But even thought the colors are false It's kinda pretty

    M45 cheat 1 by Tom Whit, on Flickr

    As always you can click on the image then click again for the hi res version

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    Default Re: M45 rummaging through data...

    Nice Tom - very wispy.
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    Default Re: M45 rummaging through data...

    For a cheat, the color looks very nice to me. Nice dustiness, and all that reflection. Very nice, Tom.

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    Default Re: M45 rummaging through data...

    Nice result Tom. Your focus looks spot on.
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    Default Re: M45 rummaging through data...

    Quote Originally Posted by Hondo View Post
    Nice result Tom. Your focus looks spot on.
    SGP and a Rigel autofocuser

    Thanks.

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    Default Re: M45 rummaging through data...

    That's a pretty one!

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    Default Re: M45 rummaging through data...

    Looks great! Well done!!
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