Heart Nebula


#1

It took two weeks during which time we have seen cloud cloud cloud over SE Spain…but SGP especially with Plate Solve 2 came up trumps every time. Some nights just one sub, other nights multiple subs with pier flip…all worked really great to help me come up with a final image:


#2

A beautiful rendition Brendan.
Ray


#3

Thanks Ray - appreciated.


#4

Nice one Brendan - Great colours and nice detail :smile:


#5

Good morning Sara - Muchas Gracias :smiley:


#6

Really nice. That is a very delicate rendition, avoiding the temptation to make it like a cartoon.
A suggestion if I may - in SGP, try an additional set of events, R,G,B, for short exposures (no more than 5 mins) and use this to blend in real color information into the stars.


#7

Thanks Buzz.

I have in the back of my mind that I should do some RGB for ALL my future
NB images. This will be on my ‘to do’ list for this one also - it would
help it immensely. But not this week I am afraid :confused:
Thanks again…
Brendan.​


#8

I reprocessed this image - same data, just some more time spent on it. Link to Flickr page with the full resolution shot: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kinch-astro/21604777274/sizes/o/


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