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    Default Eta Carinae Keyhole Nebula QHY8L



    Eta Carinae Keyhole Nebula QHY8L Reprocessed with Proper Color

    I didn't realize my mistake - always check X/Y offsets - (so here is the data reprocessed from the QHY8L second light




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    Stacked manually in Nebulosity
    Stack of 9 lights
    Exposure time from 1 minute to 10 minute
    Total Exposure Time: 32 minutes


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    Nice work, Gus. That's a great image.
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    good stuff again gus,
    thanks once more for sharing.
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    Stunning , simply stunning , great image. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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    WOW.
    I can see great debt to some of that cloud structure.
    I really love the strong reds in it..
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    Great image Gus, very nice details, and the star field is quite stunning!

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    OOh llovely
    Um what do the offsets measure and how ?????
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    Thanks everyone

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    I have no idea - will do some readings and let you know

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    Wonderful Picture.
    A lots of details in Nebulosity
    Very good work


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    Whoa!! Beautiful great shot chief!, I've heard a lot about Eta Carinae in podcast recently. They said there's a star that should have gone supernova or have already? What hemisphere is Eta Carinae at anyway...south? I don't see a lot of reference on Northern hemisphere.

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