Comet ISON

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Simon Wilson

Bakewell

Takahashi FSQ85 / Atik 460ex / Skywatcher NEQ6 pro mount

This is 15×1 min subs in each of RGB and 7×1 mins luminance.

Tracking was done on the stars and the images processed separately – in DSS for the comet and Neb for the starfield. (DSS produced a disappointing result in it’s ‘stars and comet’ mode).

I then processed in CS5 using a layer mask technique to blend in the comet over the starfield. It took a fair amount of processing but am pleased with the outcome.

2013-11-15T00:00:00

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