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Thread: Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula (corrected)

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    Default Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula (corrected)



    This version has better control over Alnitak and other stars.
    Also previous image had ugly thick spicks in Alnitak due to tilt in secondary mirror spiders. I have corrected it in the image and also corrected in the telescope as much as possible.

    large at astrobin: https://www.astrobin.com/385248/B/?nc=user

    previous version: The Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula in Orion



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    Default Re: Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula (corrected)

    Very well done!

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    Default Re: Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula (corrected)

    how on earth did you tame alnitak to look like a regular star! pixel maths ?
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    Default Re: Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula (corrected)

    This is beautiful geeth!
    Thank you for posting.
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    Default Re: Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula (corrected)

    Very nice job! I am getting better at noticing green "noise" in my images. It looks a little green around the lower quadrants of the image. I suggest giving it a shot of HLVG. Truly well done.
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    Default Re: Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula (corrected)

    As mentioned, an excellent job on taming Alnitak and you have also done a great job with the diffraction spikes. Looks like one of those marvellous images seen in slightly older astronomy books. Very well done indeed
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    Default Re: Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula (corrected)

    Looking very good. I am gathering data on these guys as I type. It won't look nearly as nice as yours!

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    Wonderful image! Great job!!
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    Default Re: Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula (corrected)

    Quote Originally Posted by chartram View Post
    Very well done!

    Mike
    thank you!

    Quote Originally Posted by yobbo89 View Post
    how on earth did you tame alnitak to look like a regular star! pixel maths ?
    basic PS actually. lasso tool and brightness/contrast.

    Quote Originally Posted by Don Quixote View Post
    This is beautiful geeth!
    Thank you for posting.
    thank you!

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnP_1 View Post
    Very nice job! I am getting better at noticing green "noise" in my images. It looks a little green around the lower quadrants of the image. I suggest giving it a shot of HLVG. Truly well done.
    thank you!

    Quote Originally Posted by Gmetric View Post
    As mentioned, an excellent job on taming Alnitak and you have also done a great job with the diffraction spikes. Looks like one of those marvellous images seen in slightly older astronomy books. Very well done indeed
    thank you!

    Quote Originally Posted by bobharmony View Post
    Looking very good. I am gathering data on these guys as I type. It won't look nearly as nice as yours!

    Bob
    thank you! wish you good luck with it.

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    Wonderful image! Great job!!
    thank you!
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