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    Default re-pro on Orion panoramic



    Orion wide-field with 55mm lens on Fuji X-A1 ** 41x120s subs with darks-bias-flats

    I posted this on the AP forum and someone said it doesn't look quite right. I was using DSS & StarTools.

    Orion neb2 17NOV17 41x120s F32 Tok jhz ST comp.jpg

    I had to agree it was not properly processed.

    The following image is the basic one (after getting rid of artifacts & LP and "developing" or stretching):

    Orion neb2 17NOV17 41x120s F32 Tok jhz.jpg

    The stars seem to overwhelm everything and the nebula is barely visibe.

    So I worked on it and got this:

    Orion neb2 17NOV17 41x120s F32 Tok jhz ST final.jpg

    Not sure exactly how to "tame" all those stars. But I think this is about as good as I can get it.

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    Default Re: re-pro on Orion panoramic

    Thats an impressive image Joe.
    I had always wondered if it was possible to image the loop and you did it
    Not an easy target at all.
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    Default Re: re-pro on Orion panoramic

    Much better Joe.
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    Default Re: re-pro on Orion panoramic

    Nice final image Joe.
    Thanks for posting the journey.
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    Default Re: re-pro on Orion panoramic

    That is a sweet image in it's latest iteration. Love the Loop!

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