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The Horsehead nebula


Posted by Dan Kearl on Wed Oct 06, 2021 5:47 pm

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Another image from Oct. 1 in Prineville dark sky park.
The famous nebula with the Prominent Horse head.
D610 modified, 420mm EQM mount
PP in Astropixel, Capture and Affinity.
2 hour image time.

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by Carol Clarke on Wed Oct 06, 2021 6:11 pm
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Stunningly beautiful! A lovely view of the horsehead too, Dan. Words can't do this one justice!

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by Cynthia Crawford on Wed Oct 06, 2021 7:39 pm
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I don't know how you find these , let alone get such spetacular photos. Marvellous in all regards!
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by Scott Fairbairn on Wed Oct 06, 2021 8:02 pm
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Gorgeous Dan!
 

by John Labrenz on Wed Oct 06, 2021 9:24 pm
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Another knockout image!!!
out of curiosity how many frames in total?
 

by Dan Kearl on Wed Oct 06, 2021 10:16 pm
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Thanks all for the nice comments.
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37 frames at 3 minutes = 111 minutes so less than 2 hours.
6 dark frames ( I hate wasting time with these, not sure they matter with DSLR), 20 flat frames (they do make a difference) and 20 bias (they work with flats).
Not that much time, when I get in Bortle 1/2 sky, I shoot as many subjects as possible in a night.
 

by david fletcher on Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:05 am
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Outstanding image Dan. First class!
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by Mary Brun on Thu Oct 07, 2021 7:05 am
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The amount of stars we have above our heads is truly incredible, magnificent shot.
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by Mark Boranyak on Thu Oct 07, 2021 7:08 pm
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Another jaw dropper, indeed.

This is just so gorgeous and a technical masterpiece.
 

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