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by Lawrence
Sun Jul 12, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Newly re-processed old data
Replies: 2
Views: 366

Re: Newly re-processed old data

Hi Ivo This was processed using the 1.6 version. I will install the newer one today. You must take a huge amount of credit for these results. As an astronomer who spent 9 years as an amateur (~1961 to 1968) followed by many more as a professional, using this software has been a boon beyond imaginati...
by Lawrence
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Newly re-processed old data
Replies: 2
Views: 366

Newly re-processed old data

ic434region ir 9m_c.jpg If this submission works there should be two pictures: my original data from 2004 processed at that time and a new version using the same data set processed in StarTools yesterday. I have unknown numbers of collected files all asking to be re-processed! I'm showing these as ...
by Lawrence
Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Image Processing Troubleshooting
Topic: Wonderful warp - but a question
Replies: 2
Views: 807

Wonderful warp - but a question

One of my single images is good enough to process but does have a minor tracking problem so I have been experimenting with the repair module. Each star has a slight e-w distortion where the RA has clearly had a small guiding problem - unusual. I experimented with repair and found that warp did an ex...
by Lawrence
Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Image Processing Troubleshooting
Topic: Star Tools selection for multi-band filters
Replies: 12
Views: 1798

Re: Star Tools selection for multi-band filters

How could I resist? I have upgraded to v 1.6.

I understand the comment about selecting narrowband - thanks.

I'll post my new query in another thread here.

Lawrence :-)
by Lawrence
Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Image Processing Troubleshooting
Topic: Compose and narrowband processing
Replies: 10
Views: 3154

Re: Compose and narrowband processing

Just to close my previous comment: as mentioned in an adjacent thread, My imaging for the time being - just to see how they all compare - is that I am using a quad-band filter in front of my M25C (rggb) Bayer colour matrix camera and guiding normally for 5-min subs. I could do 10-min subs but the pr...
by Lawrence
Tue Jun 09, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Image Processing Troubleshooting
Topic: Star Tools selection for multi-band filters
Replies: 12
Views: 1798

Re: Star Tools selection for multi-band filters

In desperation about this colour query I contacted the chap who produced/designed my M25C camera and he confirmed that the matrix is now RGGB. I forever hold my peace!

regards

Lawrence

Now I can get back to studying Star Tools!
by Lawrence
Tue Jun 09, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Reading the ST options
Replies: 1
Views: 467

Reading the ST options

Could this very simple request be agreed? On almost all of the screens I cannot read the options unless I really strain my eyes and even use a magnifying glass. The colours are often dark grey on a darker grey. Please view my screen dump to get an idea. Many of the screens are worse than this. regar...
by Lawrence
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Image Processing Troubleshooting
Topic: Star Tools selection for multi-band filters
Replies: 12
Views: 1798

Re: Star Tools selection for multi-band filters

Hello Ivo My reply is a little complex: Firstly, I assume that you have used the bggr stacked image - as indicated in the caption. To answer initial questions: yes I used AHD in earlier stacked versions then reverted to the other one. I had previously been advised to use AHD. I invariably use darks ...
by Lawrence
Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Image Processing Troubleshooting
Topic: Star Tools stuck in 'compose' mode
Replies: 7
Views: 928

Re: Star Tools stuck in 'compose' mode

Thank you. Links to dropbox files in other thread (sorry, I didn't retain them).

Lawrence Harris
by Lawrence
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: Image Processing Troubleshooting
Topic: Star Tools selection for multi-band filters
Replies: 12
Views: 1798

Re: Star Tools selection for multi-band filters

https://www.dropbox.com/s/6okjjygtxa5em1e/M57%205m%20x4%20bggr%20%282%29.fit?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/a5cr1358qzovx6y/M57%205m%20x4%20MB_with%20red%20outer.fit?dl=0 I have investigated the collection of stacked files with various labels such as rggb and bggr. The picture that I posted was in f...