M101 Pinwheel Galaxy


#1

I have been able to add more data - but feel that I am losing the sharpness…perhaps it was due to some very high thin cloud…or maybe just bad focus :smile:
This is now 2 hours each LRGB and 2.5 hours Ha (6nm) = Total: 10.5 hours.
M101 (Pinwheel Galaxy)

Kinch


#2

That looks good me Kinch

Regards,
Pat Holland


#3

Well done! Thanks for sharing.


#4

How do process your images? I think you could enhance some of the details
with deconvolution. I really like how much of the faint stuff around the
galaxy you captured.


#5

Thanks for the comments guys. Mark: I use P.I. but have a long way to go to get that software pinned down.


#6

I tried these two approaches to bring out details:

http://pixinsight.com/examples/M81M82
http://www.astrophoto.at/PixInsight/PixInsight_StepByStepToGalaxy.pdf

Here is my M101 that I processed with the second method:

Agreed, PI takes a loooooooooooooooooooooooooong time to get your head
around. I’m just beginning to understand some processes enough that I can
make my own adjustments…

  MarkS

#7

Thanks for the links Mark – looks like I have a lot of reading to do J………

Brendan.


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