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Old 03-07-2018, 11:53 AM
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Originally Posted by glend View Post
It should be pointed out that some galaxies have very strong emissions, the Hamburger being one, and are certainly not invisible in NB. There are no absolutes in regard to imaging. NB accents are easily captured in M83 and enhance the appearance imho. The Helix Nebula looks great in both RGB and NB.
Of course, you are quite right Glen, Ha and even OIII emission in some cases, can certainly be recorded in many galaxies but this will be used to enhance an RGB or LRGB shot. There are not too many good looking galaxy images compiled from narrowband data alone ...In other words, you really do need RGB filters (and/or L) to get a good shot of galaxies, produce natural colour star cluster images or have any hope of recording reflection nebula

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