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Image Acquisition by Jim Misti and Steve Mazlin
I've done the processing using Photoshop CS2 and FITS Liberator, using the tutorials here (brilliant tutorials imho):
In lieu of having clear skies to actually use my own scope/DSLR setup, I've taken to learning how to process astro images using other peoples. Since the owners of these data files are kind enough to 1) allow others to use, i.e. play around with them, and 2) post the resultant PP shots on websites etc, I'm hard @ work learning This image has taken me a few hours of carefully following the tutorials etc. I've had a *lot* of fun doing this. I'm sure the image could be made better, this is really my first attempt!
Without further ado (large image download, may take some time to display):
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I'd really like to thank both Jim Misti and Steve Mazlin for their kindness in offering these images to play with.