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Author Topic: Comet Garradd C2009 P1 - 2012Apr20 - Mono 428Ex and LRGB filters  (Read 5337 times)

bwa

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Decided to take a parting shot of comet Garradd C2009P1:

http://tinyurl.com/bwaGarraddAligned2012Apr20

It would probably have been better with a OSC camera; however, I sort of like the LRGB rendition...  Stars look a bit like strings of Christmas tree lights BUT I did get the subject of the image in reasonable detail.

Enjoy!

bwa

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Re: Comet Garradd C2009 P1 - 2012Apr20 - Mono 428Ex and LRGB filters
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2012, 02:44:34 AM »
Very nice. FWIW DSS has a routine that supposedly aligns both the stars and the comet. Don't know if you gave that a try but
can't hurt. It works well if your subs are fairly short and the comet isn't moving too quickly.
Clear Skies!!
Mike

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bwa

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Re: Comet Garradd C2009 P1 - 2012Apr20 - Mono 428Ex and LRGB filters
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2012, 07:03:35 AM »
Yes, I've used DSS's comet alignment / processing features in the past; however, I was starting with LRGB subs in this case and ImagesPlus appeared to be the better choice.  I might take another look at reprocessing using DSS...