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 Post subject: A scene from Cygnus
PostPosted: Sat Nov 15, 2008 11:39 am 
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Parker & Carboni present to you another deep-sky work of art for your delectation :D The North America and Pelican nebulae in Cygnus near the bright star Deneb. This is the view through our interstellar shuttle porthole :shock:

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Thanks Lee :D
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Very nice work Greg (and Noel of course!)

Was the circular edge an aesthetic crop, or the technical boundary of sharpness?


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Good question Gordon! It was the best way to crop the hash I'd made of the mosaic to get most of the frames in :D
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