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by prusling
Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1.8 closed alpha feedback
Replies: 53
Views: 2210

Re: 1.8 closed alpha feedback

Hi, There is a way to drive COMPOSE module into crashing.... Just load your LUM file and while loading wheel is still turning, hit the RED button. GUI comes up with the directory, try load quickly. Now 2 loading tasks seem to be in the queue which brings whole Star Tools to a grinding halt... No wa...
by prusling
Wed May 19, 2021 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [WANTED] 1.8 alpha test subjects!
Replies: 51
Views: 4348

Re: [WANTED] 1.8 alpha test subjects!

Great news! Keen to help test the changes.
by prusling
Sat Aug 22, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please share your processing of a reference image
Replies: 9
Views: 2048

Re: Please share your processing of a reference image

I understand that there is a script provided by PixInsight for 'dark structure enhancement' that has been demonstrated on this image. Is there a similar technique available in StarTools?
by prusling
Fri Aug 21, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please share your processing of a reference image
Replies: 9
Views: 2048

Re: Please share your processing of a reference image

Many thanks, Ivo, I've worked through that process and achieved a similar result. The only difference I get is less noise reduction / smoothing at the end of the process - please can you advise any other selections/adjustments you make (e.g. is it grain removal or equalisation you use?)
by prusling
Thu Aug 20, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please share your processing of a reference image
Replies: 9
Views: 2048

Re: Please share your processing of a reference image

Processed using 1.7.417alpha as follows (options/changes only - all others parameters at default values) - Compose mapped as SHO to RGB (no luminance) with equal duration exposures - Binned 50% - Cropped by 20 px on all sides - Autodev using a generous RoI around the target - Wipe with 83% aggressiv...
by prusling
Thu Aug 20, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please share your processing of a reference image
Replies: 9
Views: 2048

Please share your processing of a reference image

Hi, Like many, I expect, I mostly use the standard module workflow with default parameters which generally serve very well. However there is always the thought that a tweak here or there, or perhaps the greater use of masks, could produce a 'better' result. Could I suggest that those who are interes...
by prusling
Fri Jul 17, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: StarTools 1.6 Final, 1.7 Alpha w/GPU acceleration
Replies: 23
Views: 26375

Re: StarTools 1.6 Final, 1.7 Alpha w/GPU acceleration

Fantastic work, Ivo. Speed of the alpha on my Ryzen 4600H with GeForce GTX 1650 is stunning. Happy to serve as a tester if you need me to do so.

Cheers
Peter
by prusling
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Tutorials & Guides
Topic: Using Siril(ic) with StarTools
Replies: 2
Views: 3450

Using Siril(ic) with StarTools

A brief tutorial on using Siril via the Sirilic front-end is available at http://download.startools.org/Siril%20w ... irilic.pdf

Please let me have any feedback on it and share the settings that you find work best with StarTools.
by prusling
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which stacker?
Replies: 15
Views: 7017

Re: Which stacker?

Hi again, Ivo has uploaded the tutorial at http://download.startools.org/Siril%20w ... irilic.pdf

Please let me have any feedback on it and share the settings that you find work best with StarTools.
by prusling
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DeepSkyStacker (DSS), w/whitebalancing OFF
Replies: 5
Views: 2855

Re: DeepSkyStacker (DSS), w/whitebalancing OFF

Loving the narrowband colour blending options in the new alpha!