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Old 16-01-2022, 09:56 PM
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M78

M78 is a perennial favourite target for many. I have always loved the multitude of colours present in the dust and gas within the region. It is without doubt one of my favourite objects to image. Being mainly a reflection nebula surrounded by hints of Ha nebulosity from the edge of Barnard's loop, it really is a special object.

A fairly short imaging run of only 15 hours but just enough to manage the noise in the image. Details of the image on the webpage.

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Old 16-01-2022, 10:29 PM
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Stunning. That's a wall hanger. Love the colours, and the composition can be turned 90 degrees and work just as well.
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Old 16-01-2022, 11:06 PM
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Old 16-01-2022, 11:36 PM
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Hey Paul, I like the whispy nature of this one, nice one!
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Wow, wonderful image there. I took one and got a small blob.
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Well done Paul on an amazingly detailed, contrasty and colourful image

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Old 17-01-2022, 07:53 AM
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Very smooth. Nice depth and beautiful colors as a result.
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Stunning detail , depth and colour
Superb image
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Excellent capture Paul . Nice clean image
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Really nice image Paul. Well done. Regards John W.
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Old 17-01-2022, 11:57 AM
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Another top shelf image there Paul, very well done.

Ticks all the boxes for composition, sharpness, detail & colour balance.
A great reference image for others to aspire to.
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Old 17-01-2022, 12:51 PM
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Like Corona Australis, this bit of sky has a bit of everything, lovely shot all round Paul

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Stunning image!
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Old 17-01-2022, 04:13 PM
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Very very well rendered Paul!
Stunning detail and contrast.

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Old 18-01-2022, 10:59 AM
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An A-list image.

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Outstanding image Paul!

I must revisit this myself one day (last imaged in 2010)
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Old 18-01-2022, 08:21 PM
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My absolute favourite target, and you've done it justice.


If only Canberra had no clouds for the past millenia...
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Superb image what else can I say
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Lovely shot, Paul. Well done.
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A stunning array of colours and detail very well presented
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