Colourful California

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  • Member since
    February, 2008
Colourful California
Posted by GordonH on Friday, January 24, 2014 5:04 PM

Hi
I have been busy on this for a few weeks trying to finish it between the rain and cloud. This is a difficult subject in OIII as I couldn't detect any at all on the downloaded subframes. Anyway, after a fair bit of stretching I've got an end result that I'm happy with. I've just got a new computer and the screen is quite bright and contrasty compared with the old one so I've had to desaturate the colours a bit. This was taken with the Televue/FLI system that I'm testing. Exposures are 20x10 minutes Ha, 24x10 minutes OIII and 18x10 minutes SII and then assigned to the HST palette.
The full size image can be found at the following link

http://m6.i.pbase.com/o9/29/869929/1/154217776.I2Yc0odM.NGC1499HSTmax.jpg

Thanks for looking
Best wishes
Gordon

Currently using a Tele Vue NP127/FLI (Atlas/Centreline/PL16803) prototype imaging system. Paramount ME. OS Falco guide scope and SX lodestar.

  • Member since
    March, 2009
Posted by pastorg on Saturday, January 25, 2014 3:53 PM

Very nice Gordon!  Thanks for sharing.

Zhumell Z12 Dob, Celestron Omni XLT 102mm refractor on CG-4 Mount,  Meade AZ70 refractor, Celestron Ultima 2X Barlow 1.25, Telrad with 4 3/8 Riser, Zhumell Skyglow Filter, Zhumell OIII Filter, Baader UHC-S Filter, Meade ND96 Moon Filter, Baader Planetarium Hyperion 21mm, 13mm, 8mm and 5mm eyepieces, Meade 9mm and 25mm Plossls, Zhumell 9mm Plossl and 2 inch 30mm SWA,  6mm Orion Expanse and Pentax 10 x 50 PCF WP ll Binos

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