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So an unexpected clear night and a quick experiment:

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400 20 sec subs; 367 used; 20 dark; 20 Flats; 20 dark flats Stacked in and background correction in APP; Processed in PI & tweaked in AF Photo.

ImageM42-RGB-session_ Short subs by Tony Boutle, on Flickr
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love the running man , thx .
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Wonderful! Well done, Tony!
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That worked out well. Nice way to grab a quick one.

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Well done. Short subs worked well with this target.
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Very nice Tony!
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Post by Juno16 »

Very nice Tony!

Wow, its amazing what can be captured with bunches of short exposures on the bright target. Nicely done!

Looks like your PI experience is growing well. Nice process.

I sent you a quick PM of something I learned last year.
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