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Those pictures you’re trying to reproduce are using mounts to cancel earth rotation, stacking of multiple images and heavy postprocessing. A tutorial workflow can be seen here: https://pixinsight.com/forum.old/index.php?topic=5516.0 Note that PixInsight is one of the few (commercial) software packages for postprocessing astro images, but similar ...


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Your biggest challenge seems to be finding a place where the sky is dark enough. Light pollution is washing out the finer details of the night sky. Beyond that, your lens seems to be poorly focused on the stars and is also exhibiting a considerable amount of chromatic aberration.


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