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Getting cabin fever with being clouded in again, so I am processing everyone else's data. Here's Jeff's awesome M31 shot processed in PixInsight. This is the first of no doubt many more versions to come. Not a great start - the sky isn't completely gradient free and the stars' mid levels are saturated. I just wanted to do something a little different than the other shots at reprocessing it by bringing out the areas of old stellar activity (Red), more recent stellar activity (Blue) and some of the darker dust structures.

I'll do better next time. Still on the PI learning curve...

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Comment by Derek Baker on September 12, 2011 at 11:33am
Gorgeous details and wonderful colour balance!
Comment by spike77 on September 2, 2011 at 9:40pm
omg
Comment by Jeff McFarlin on September 2, 2011 at 5:44pm
Holy crap - that's awesome!

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