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2 Panel Mosaic - Iris Nebula in LRGB - Now I have my flats sorted

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My first mosaic with the ASI6200MM Pro on the SharpStar 20032PNT, this mosaic consists of 2 panels each with 151x60S in L, R, G and B totalling over 20 hours of exposure time.
Imaging Camera: ZWO Astronomy Cameras ASI6200MM Pro
Imaging Scope: Sharpstar Optics 20032PNT F3.2 Paraboloid Astrograph
Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ8 Pro
Guide Camera: ZWO Astronomy Cameras 290M
Filters: Baader Planetarium CMOS Optimised LRGB 50.4mm
Filterwheel: ZWO Astronomy Cameras 7x EFW
Focuser: Primalucelab Sesto Senso2
Observatory Control: Primalucelab Eagle4 Pro
Acquisition Software: Main Sequence Software SGPro 4
Image Clibration, Align, Stack, Mosaic: Astro Pixel Processor
Final Processing: PixInsight
Flats / Darks : 101/101
Gain: 100
Bortle: 4/5
Exposure Length: 60S
Number of exposures per filter: 151
Filters used: L, R, G, B
Number of Panels in Mosaic: 2
Astrobin Link since it's not allowing me to upload the image here: https://www.astrobin.com/full/2zhl7f/0/

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Beautiful signal, love it!

Neutron Star
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Beautiful work, Simon!
Those molecular clouds are hard features to capture properly...

One thing I'd try to work on, is perhaps make a mask for the IRIS core, and adjust it, it is a bit blown out. With your data you should have plenty of details there.


Great work, congrats again!

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@gideon96 Thanks, yes I knwo what you mean, I just have not had the chance to do that yet 😀

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