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My second guided image.


oldfruit
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Had a trip up to Badger farm last night. This is 24x 5 min lights, 9 x darks of M101 There are a couple of other fuzzies in there too, bonus :)


Having got the rig guiding without issue for the second time I think I now need to concentrate my efforts a little more on the processing side.


Any comments, tips welcome.


 


Taken with ED80 on NEQ6 pro, finder guider, canon unmodded 1000d at iso 1600.


 


 


m1012_zps13992b3e.jpg


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another nice one Mark,


can i make a suggestion to try, i`ve been adding darks to my canon 1100d as your supposed to but over the last few nights i`ve been stacking the lights again without any darks added and i think the outcome is better, not so much noise and background appears darker too,


have a try and see what you think


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hope you don`t mind Mark, i`ve had a play with the pic, bored with the decorating L.O.L.


your rgb levels were not aligned which i think has helped with the background alot, still a bit noisy but i think that might be due to the high iso levels.


 


m101-2_zps88062400.jpg


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Good image Mark, I always use ISO 800, tried all sorts of settings and settled on 800. Now the processing curve starts!!  :)  :)


Glad you had a good night!


 


Ron


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To be fair I was very tired this morning when I did this image as I only arrived home at 4.30am. So I have recharged the batteries and had another go at processing the data. I think this one has come out a lot better.


 


m101_zps303de682.jpg


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I use 800 as well with the DSLR


 


you may want to look at doing some flats as well (ses he that tries to get away with cali frames )


 


if you use PS for processing a litle plug in called Hasta la vista green might help


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Thanks all for comments and advice. I have just come to work and noticed how different the image looks on my monitor at work when compared to the image on my laptop. :wacko:


The reason I opted for iso 1600 was the ED80 is quite slow as I do not use a reducer. I will try iso 800 and take more subs and darks in future. :)


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Nice images.  Just wondering if you used the same length of exposure for the darks as you did the subs and whether the temperature was about the same?


 


Dave


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Hope you don't mind, but I've had a go at this one as well. You managed to capture a lot of data, so I've used PS to adjust the levels a bit.


 


Dave


 


m1012_zps1075c61c.jpg


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