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SH2-101 The Tulip Nebula

I imaged this nebula over 2 nights, several weeks ago in August but I had a terrible time processing the data. I was convinced I had some issues with my flats and then my subs. Then I was sure I … Continue reading

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Caldwell 34 – The Witch’s Broom and Pickering’s Triangle in HOO

Rare are nights of clear skies and then two in a row allowed me to capture over 7 hours of data of the Western Veil or Filamentary nebula – it has many names. The imaging was done on my “portable” … Continue reading

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Messier 51 and first light for my Orion Optics 250mm rebuild

This LRGB image is the result of 3 hrs of imaging with many lost subs due to cloud and some RA imbalance issues. Probably only 1.5hrs with most of those softened by clouds. This results in a noisy and more … Continue reading

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Messier 63 – LRGB

I had a few things to crack like the differential flexure and misting up of the camera that trashed most of the subs I took in a 3hr session. As a result, I don’t have much colour in the galaxy … Continue reading

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