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by Russ.Carpenter
Wed May 26, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Image Processing Troubleshooting
Topic: Struggling with M33
Replies: 9
Views: 402

Re: Struggling with M33

Hi Sven, again, Ivo gave you a really useful answer. Locality and HDR are the main tools here. They are spectacular features of StarTools, but sometimes it's hard to know where to stop! I'll mention that I had to fiddle with the color module a lot. Sometimes, the first pass with this module gives a ...
by Russ.Carpenter
Tue May 25, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: NGC 5101—The In Between Galaxy
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Re: NGC 5101—The In Between Galaxy

Emarko, thanks for the supportive words.

Russ
by Russ.Carpenter
Tue May 25, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Image Processing Troubleshooting
Topic: Struggling with M33
Replies: 9
Views: 402

Re: Struggling with M33

I'm not sure the world needs another pic of M33, but couldn't resist taking a run at this data. The problem with M33 is that it's your basic blob. The question is: how much local contrast should I force upon it?

Russ
by Russ.Carpenter
Wed May 19, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: NGC 5101—The In Between Galaxy
Replies: 2
Views: 420

NGC 5101—The In Between Galaxy

This image and text were uploaded to Astrobin this morning. https://www.astrobin.com/n5n370/ ************************* NGC 5101—The In Between Galaxy This image is part of my on-going investigation of peculiar galaxies in the Southern Hemisphere. Astronomers have had a hard time agreeing whether thi...
by Russ.Carpenter
Wed May 12, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [WANTED] 1.8 alpha test subjects!
Replies: 26
Views: 2301

Re: [WANTED] 1.8 alpha test subjects!

I would be glad to participate. I use an iMac, running the latest OS (Big Sur). I have over 80 narrowband and RGB images from Chilescope.

Russ
by Russ.Carpenter
Mon May 03, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M33 HaLRGB from IKO @ SGL Forums
Replies: 20
Views: 2134

Re: M33 HaLRGB from IKO @ SGL Forums

I just discovered the IKO project in the SGL forum. At the risk of being very late in the game, may I submit my version of the M33 data?

Russ
by Russ.Carpenter
Sat May 01, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Image Processing Troubleshooting
Topic: Iko observatory latest rgb dataset
Replies: 6
Views: 1138

Re: Iko observatory latest rgb dataset

Thanks to happy-kat's post I discovered the IKO Observatory project. It seems like a noble project and I posted my own StarTools version of the DSO.
by Russ.Carpenter
Fri Apr 23, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Good Old Antennae
Replies: 0
Views: 636

Good Old Antennae

I took a break from tiny weird galaxies and imaged a big weird galaxy. This text and image were uploaded to Astrobin this morning. https://www.astrobin.com/a7l2s4/ ******************** This image is part of my on-going investigation of peculiar galaxies in the Southern Hemisphere. I’m pleased that t...
by Russ.Carpenter
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: NGC 2835: The Snake's Head
Replies: 0
Views: 499

NGC 2835: The Snake's Head

This text and image were uploaded to Astrobin this morning. https://www.astrobin.com/2d4xy1/ ********************* NGC 2835: The Snake’s Head This image is part of my on-going investigation of peculiar galaxies in the Southern Hemisphere. NGC 2835 is a good looking, face-out spiral that was recently...
by Russ.Carpenter
Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Arp 245 (NGC 2992 and NGC 2993)
Replies: 0
Views: 647

Arp 245 (NGC 2992 and NGC 2993)

This image gave me a lift. Perfect example of two galaxies eating each other. The Astrobin link is: https://www.astrobin.com/z7pssk/ ********************************** Arp 245 (NGC 2992 and NGC 2993) This image is part of my on-going investigation of peculiar galaxies in the Southern Hemisphere. Arp...