Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Failed Rosette 2009-02-16

CGE with Meade LXD55.
3minute subs x 34
no dew / light shield till past half way of the observing session.
no light pollution filter
no guiding

1st image is a raw stack with no stretch
2nd image is flatted (but why the poor 'gradient'?)
3rd image is NOT flatted, but had some gradient removed in Iris

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Loving husband, proud father, computer geek, astro freak, music lover, sports nut and general fun-loving guy

I've always loved facts, provable facts of nature and things concerning science.  

Over time, I found that most facts are mostly reference and it was the creation of and discovery of new things that intrigued me.

"A good friend once told me you are our memory
without them we equal nothing
And all I can see is the place I wanna be
Suddenly my life was so free
Leaves at my feet, blown to the ground
their echoes are reaching my ears
Nights coming fast, suns going down" - A7x