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by Russ.Carpenter
Wed Oct 28, 2020 2:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1.7.430 alpha with new Super Structure module (Life replacement)
Replies: 20
Views: 300

Re: 1.7.430 alpha with new Super Structure module (Life replacement)

I just double checked, and I did use 1.7.434.

By the way, you have got to be the most productive software person on the planet.

Russ
by Russ.Carpenter
Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1.7.430 alpha with new Super Structure module (Life replacement)
Replies: 20
Views: 300

Re: 1.7.430 alpha with new Super Structure module (Life replacement)

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I hope this is useful. I apologize for the low res and small size of the images, but the size limitations on this forum are severe.

Russ
by Russ.Carpenter
Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1.7.430 alpha with new Super Structure module (Life replacement)
Replies: 20
Views: 300

Re: 1.7.430 alpha with new Super Structure module (Life replacement)

Hi Ivo, I've been experimenting with the Super Structure module on my iMac, running the most recent Mac OS. First, I did a quick and dirty processing of a test file. Then I tried all five presets at their default values. My Mac didn't crash, freeze, or otherwise falter, but I got some interesting re...
by Russ.Carpenter
Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Tone Mapping
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: Tone Mapping

Hi Ivo, The matrix does include a sizable variety of tone mapping blends, and so far I've been able to choose the blend that's closest to my target and then to tweak the RGB bias sliders. The custom feature would be handy for repeatable results. One small thought. There are a lot of targets that hav...
by Russ.Carpenter
Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Tone Mapping
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Tone Mapping

I almost hesitate to post a feature request because I'm so impressed with StarTool's evolution. Among many recent innovations, I admire the color module's ability to do narrowband tone mapping in the "matrix" function. Would it be possible to add a "custom" feature to tone mapping? As an example of ...
by Russ.Carpenter
Mon Oct 19, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: NGC 7793—A Flocculent Spiral Galaxy
Replies: 1
Views: 44

NGC 7793—A Flocculent Spiral Galaxy

This text and image were uploaded to Astrobin this morning. https://www.astrobin.com/v7jmh4/?nc=user As usual, the full size version in Astrobin is a lot better than the compressed version in this posting. **************************** NGC 7793—A Flocculent Spiral Galaxy What is a flocculent galaxy? ...
by Russ.Carpenter
Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Another spiral galaxy from down South
Replies: 0
Views: 27

Another spiral galaxy from down South

This is galaxy season in Chilescope's neighborhood. I hope you're not getting tired of them. Here are the text and image uploaded to Astrobin this morning. The Astrobin URL is https://www.astrobin.com/o5hvly/?nc=user **************************** A Grand Design Spiral—NGC 7424 This impressive, but in...
by Russ.Carpenter
Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: NGC 300--The Prototypical Spiral Galaxy
Replies: 0
Views: 38

NGC 300--The Prototypical Spiral Galaxy

This text and image were uploaded to Astrobin this morning. Here is the URL: https://www.astrobin.com/w4nfoa/ ************************** NGC 300—The Prototypical Spiral Galaxy Here is a spiral galaxy that’s so ordinary that it is actually quite interesting. NGC 300 has all the attributes of a “norma...
by Russ.Carpenter
Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: The Eyes of the Anteater
Replies: 2
Views: 147

The Eyes of the Anteater

This text and image were uploaded to Astrobin this morning. Here is the link: https://www.astrobin.com/slk29w/ ********************* What Pretty Eyes You Have—NGC 6729, the Anteater Nebula I’ve always been intrigued by the two reflection nebula in this object, which are generally described as the “e...
by Russ.Carpenter
Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1.7.424 alpha with new Wipe module
Replies: 44
Views: 1128

Re: 1.7.424 alpha with new Wipe module

For those of us who have struggled with DynamicBackgroundExtraction for many years, this seems very promising.

Russ