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ED102 • ASI1600MM • 7nm ZWO filters

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Strikingly cool capture and processing Steve!

I really like it!

Nice to see the ED102 in service. Of course, with your setup, I guess it is always “on the ready”.

I plan to install my second EAF (5v) on my ED102 today.
Still have some more wide field stuff to shoot with a Sharpstar if I ever get a break in the weather.
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Wow! That’s a spectacular image!
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Juno16 wrote: Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:24 pm Strikingly cool capture and processing Steve!

I really like it!

Nice to see the ED102 in service. Of course, with your setup, I guess it is always “on the ready”.

I plan to install my second EAF (5v) on my ED102 today.
Still have some more wide field stuff to shoot with a Sharpstar if I ever get a break in the weather.
Thank you Jim… the ED102 is always on the ready but hasn't been used much since I got the Raptor. I put the reducer back in, as it was giving me fits with the RGB filters with a distinct light circle across the entire image. I didn't like imaging at F10 either. I don't see the light circles in NB, as it's very faint and doesn't get thru them.
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KathyNS wrote: Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:27 pm Wow! That’s a spectacular image!
Thank you Kathy.

It's not your standard SHO palette colors but I'm very sub-standard.
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put it on the wall , magnificent image , thx .
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Mac wrote: Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:50 pm
KathyNS wrote: Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:27 pm Wow! That’s a spectacular image!
Thank you Kathy.

It's not your standard SHO palette colors but I'm very sub-standard.
Non-standard, definitely, and I like non-standard interpretations. Definitely not substandard.
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Wow! I love the colors scheme! Very well done.
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Beautiful work Steve. You controlled the dynamic range very nicely. Well done. I like the psychedelic colors. Tricky business doing HDR processing with NB imaging.

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That’s a really striking dramatic image Steve, I like it a lot. Nicely processed.
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ic_1101 wrote: Tue Jan 11, 2022 11:36 pm That’s a really striking dramatic image Steve, I like it a lot. Nicely processed.
Thanks Alex
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yobbo89 wrote: Wed Jan 12, 2022 2:02 pm a work of art :)
Thanks yobbo … sometimes you get tired of the same ol' thing.
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WOW!

I'm speechless, that's awesome Steve!
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Ylem wrote: Wed Jan 12, 2022 2:28 pm WOW!

I'm speechless, that's awesome Steve!
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Definitely NOT sub-standard! In fact, I'm willing to start calling it the SteveMac Palette!

How do you feel about publishing the color channel info on this, the SteveMac palette?
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JayTee wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 1:54 am Definitely NOT sub-standard! In fact, I'm willing to start calling it the SteveMac Palette!

How do you feel about publishing the color channel info on this, the SteveMac palette?
LOL, that's funny Jay.

I don't have the exact stats of the color subs captured. All I know it was a lot of TOT over a couple of months combined.
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Great detail and cool colors. Nice work Steve.
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That's a really good one. Nicely done with the processing.

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