Orion Nebula (LRGB)

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Orion Nebula (LRGB)

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Hi all!

How's everyone!

Imaging season is back again, well, long enough to be clear for one night for this common object.

Image data obtained in separate locations (all done with the 5-inch refractor). Luminance was done long ago in Mersing. Last night, managed to bag some colour data from the balcony, producing this composite. Not much colour data though, about 2 exposures of 5 minutes each per colour channel. The object was too high (and blocked from view), cutting the imaging session prematurely for this nebula. Will try to get more colour data soon....


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Very nice

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Oooo.. The purplish hue is soooo beautiful:)

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Nice pic Remus! It appears flip over, did you use a diagonal ?

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nope, it was naturally flipped over in PS... didn't really bother to flip back as the image really needs more colour data to have a more balanced response (especially in the blues and greens) as compared to the 'hydrogen alpha' data. The HA component is actually real luminance images actually...
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Tonight was clear again. Managed to quickly bag some more M42 data from 8PM to 9:30PM before the object was obstructed from view. Also took some short exposures for the core region. Still feel must need more colour data! oh well....here is goes:


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Post by universe24 »

I love the color. Well done! Interesting to see the star spikes at the right.

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beautiful!!
remus running a imaging and ps workshop or not? i will fly in from my ulu place to learn from the sifu... ;-)

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Here's another version, paying a little more attention to the core details...


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kingkong wrote:beautiful!!
remus running a imaging and ps workshop or not? i will fly in from my ulu place to learn from the sifu... ;-)
gladly! Perhaps in A2008... still learning!
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