Widefield - Flame and Horsehead Nebulae, reprocessed for colours

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RudyPohl Veteran Member • Posts: 5,331
Widefield - Flame and Horsehead Nebulae, reprocessed for colours

I reprocessed this today in Astro Pixel Processor with an aim to getting accurate colours as opposed to simply doing it in Photoshop and trying to make it look "nice".

C&C welcome


Camera: Nikon D5500 unmodified
Lens: Nikon 300/f4 ED
Aperture: f5.1 using stepping rings as aperture mask
ISO: 100 images at 1600, and 70 images at 3200
Exposure: 170 x 30 seconds = 1.4 hours total integration time
Tracker: Sky Watcher Star Adventurer
Sky conditions: dark clear sky, good seeing
Pre-stacking: Raw files converted to 16-bit TIFF files in Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop
Stacking: Deep Sky Stacker
Processing: Astro Pixel Processor, Photoshop CS5

Nikon D5500
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