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Open source Eagle Nebula data from Hubble Heritage


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Here is another practice edit of some more Hubble telescope data. Learning! Affinity Photo handles this type of work supremely well! Very similar edit to my post about the Bubble Nebula except this time the Hubble team imaged Ha (Green), SII (Red) and OIII (Blue)  instead of Ha, NII, and OIII as in the Bubble Nebula.
It was also more difficult to get looking like their edit, and required me adding a layer of Blue Ha, selectively erasing it and lowering it's opacity, as well as adding a layer of green SII.
I used FITS liberator to stretch and convert the FITS data to .tiff for each of the three filter tpes (2 times for each, one strong stretch to bring out faint details, one weak stretch to keep highlight details) edited the 2 sets individually, brought them together and used the blend range tool to blend the two. Selective denoise, and a little more colour work in LR.

38444320732_a6898cdd47_b.jpgEagleMyEdit by Greg Murray, on Flickr

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