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Bode's Galaxy

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SV152 Refractor @ f/6
Riccardi 0.75x Reducer Starlight Xpress Trius SX694 
Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel Astrodon RGB/Ha Filters Losmandy G11 Gemini 2

Reprocess of original image below.

B=21x10min Ha=13x10min 
Total  = 18hrs 10min
Part of a 2 panel mosaic with M82 

Atik 383L+ 
Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel Atik OAG 
Astrodon LRGB/Ha filters Losmandy G11-Gemini 2 LHaRGB image (L=5hrs, RGB=3hrs each in 10min subs; Ha=6hrs in 20min subs) 

Calibrated/stacked in DeepSkyStacker, final processing in Photoshop CS3 
Photoshop: levels/curves, high pass filter, smartsharpen filter, reducer noise filter, soft light for contrast, selective color adjustmens, Gradient Xterminator 

Carboni Actions: horizontal/vertical banding noise reduction