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Messier 15


philjay
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Ta folks it was nice to get the Meade running smoothly at F7.5. My ambition is to go for M1 the Crab this winter with this set up and put a few hours in (weather permitting) so Im gradually ironing the bugs out of me and the gear ready.

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1 hour ago, Johnnyaardvark said:

Great colour in the stars and nice core. Did you stretch the image much?

Yeah Steve quite a bit in levels and curves bit at a time to avoid blowing the core, then a bit of dodge and burn (you can tell I use film) with Shadow and Highlights. 

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I wondered who would spot the spikes. A bit of artistic license care of Noels Actions. You dont get spikes with this set up but it adds a little bit. I used to stretch cotton across the objective but that gave spikes on everything, this is a bit less busy doing it this way

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