Best amount of images for stacking

Started Aug 10, 2022 | Questions thread
Alen K
Alen K Senior Member • Posts: 1,720
Re: Best amount of images for stacking

EricTheAstroJunkie wrote:

When it comes to nightscape/ultra wide angle stuff I don't even bother stacking, just single tracked exposures that are long enough for good SNR without clipping highlights.

Not hard to do in Bortle 1 or 2. Much tougher in Bortle 4. I know: I should move closer to someplace really dark!

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