Re: 2 Nebulas from last night with all my new kit working
Mum - of course I don't mind I would be flattered :D
Keith - not quite millions of pounds but if you add it all up it is a bit like any hobby
These two actually sit right next to each other the pelican on the right some of the stars are on both pics but trying to do a mosaic would be
Nut the individual subframes look pretty much like the finished product and I shoot in L (curve) not in RAW each photo is just a little noisier than the combined effect of them all - then this 'sandwich' of 20 photos has bias frames subtracted as well as dark frames of equal length with the lens cap on this removes all the hot pixels and noise from the sensor getting hot with such long exposures. In order to 'see' these you would need a dark site and quite a big scope.
you can Lozzy as you are so close we really ought to get around to that meet up to have a look sometime :D