EAA and Startools

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elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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When I take a photograph I always want the peak of the histogram to be at 25% of scale. I always try not to lose light or have too much darkness. I try to capture the full range of light from the objects, I never clip the histogram.

All capture parameters are always by default.

My originals are ugly and dark, it is Startools that gives them back light and color!
elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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NGC 281 is an H II region in the constellation Cassiopeia, nicknamed the "Pacman Nebula" for its resemblance to the video game character. NGC 281 was discovered in August 1883 by E. E. Barnard, who described it as "a large faint nebula, very diffuse."

The shot: TSOptics APO 72/432+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 15x15" stack- mean ( 3,75 min. integ. total), Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech

The ST work flow:
Bin / Crop/ Wipe/ Dev/ Filter (Noise) / Color (Artistic+RGB adjust)/ final Denoise/Life ( Isolate)
Attachments
NGC 261 PACMAN BN CASSIOPEIA 20X15 A41 M0 W3W APO+IMX294+UVIR.jpg
NGC 261 PACMAN BN CASSIOPEIA 20X15 A41 M0 W3W APO+IMX294+UVIR.jpg (420.4 KiB) Viewed 2579 times
elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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UGC 1810/1813; ARP 273. Galaxies with connected arms in Andromeda

The challenge is to see asymmetrical arms in UGC 1810.

The shot: TSOptics TSO RC8+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 12x30" stack- mean ( 6 min. integ. total), Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech

The ST work flow: Bin / Crop/ Wipe/ Dev/ Filter (Noise) / Color (Artistic+RGB adjust)/ final Denoise/Filter (Sharp)/ Dev ( adjust brightness)
Attachments
ARP 273 UGC 1810 Y 1813  GX ANDROMEDA 12X30 A34 M0 W0S RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg
ARP 273 UGC 1810 Y 1813 GX ANDROMEDA 12X30 A34 M0 W0S RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg (257.48 KiB) Viewed 2569 times
elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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Arp 212, NGC 7625 Irregularities, absorption and resolution. NGC 7625 is a 12,21 th magnitude Spiral Galaxy appearing in the constellation Pegasus. It is 83 million light years from our solar system.
Arp's notes: Narrow chaotic absorption tubes across one end.
Challenge: Detect the absorption tubes

The shot: TSOptics TSO RC8+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 12x30" stack- mean ( 6 min. integ. total), Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech

The ST work flow: Bin / Crop/ Wipe/ Dev/ Filter (Noise) / Color (Artistic+RGB adjust)/ final Denoise/Filter (Sharp+galaxy mask)/ Sharp (galaxy mask)
Attachments
ARP 212 NGC 725 GX PEGASUS 12X30 A40 M0 W0SSW RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg
ARP 212 NGC 725 GX PEGASUS 12X30 A40 M0 W0SSW RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg (209.19 KiB) Viewed 2496 times
elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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ARP 170, NGC 7578 group in Hickson 94
Challenge: Faint members of Hickson Group and counter tail in NGC 7578B

The shot: TSOptics TSO RC8+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 12x30" stack- mean ( 6 min. integ. total), Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech

The ST work flow:
Bin / Crop/ Wipe/ Dev/ Filter (Noise) / Color (Artistic+RGB adjust)/ final Denoise/Filter (Sharp+galaxy mask)/ Sharp (galaxy mask)
Attachments
ARP 170 NGC 7578A Y B GX PEGASUS  INVERT 12X30 A40 M0 W0SSW RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg
ARP 170 NGC 7578A Y B GX PEGASUS INVERT 12X30 A40 M0 W0SSW RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg (372.18 KiB) Viewed 2048 times
ARP 170 NGC 7578A Y B GX PEGASUS 12X30 A40 M0 W0SSW RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg
ARP 170 NGC 7578A Y B GX PEGASUS 12X30 A40 M0 W0SSW RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg (201.82 KiB) Viewed 2048 times
elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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NGC 1003 is a 11th magnitude Spiral Galaxy appearing in the constellation Perseus. It is 36 million light years from our solar system.
The shot: TSOptics TSO RC8+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 12x30" stack- mean ( 6 min. integ. total), Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech

The ST work flow: Bin / Crop/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ Dev/ Filter (Noise) / Color (Artistic+RGB adjust)/ final Denoise/Shrink/Warp/Filter (Sharp-galaxy mask)/ Sharp (galaxy mask)
Attachments
NGC 1003 GX PERSEUS 12X30 A49 M0 W13W H62 RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg
NGC 1003 GX PERSEUS 12X30 A49 M0 W13W H62 RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg (251.25 KiB) Viewed 1991 times
elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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ARP 323, NGC 7783 chain, HICKSON 98. Galaxy chain at 372 millions yl

Challenge: Distinguish all Hickson components

The shot: TSOptics TSO RC8+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 12x30" stack- mean ( 6 min. integ. total), Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech

The ST work flow:
Bin / Crop/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ Dev/ Filter (Noise) / Color (Artistic+RGB adjust)/ final Denoise (grain removal/by default)
Attachments
ARP 323 NGC 7783 A Y B GX PISCES  INVERT 12X30 A41 M0 W0SW H86 RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg
ARP 323 NGC 7783 A Y B GX PISCES INVERT 12X30 A41 M0 W0SW H86 RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg (237.68 KiB) Viewed 1896 times
ARP 323 NGC 7783 A Y B GX PISCES 12X30 A41 M0 W0SW H86 RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg
ARP 323 NGC 7783 A Y B GX PISCES 12X30 A41 M0 W0SW H86 RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg (193.94 KiB) Viewed 1896 times
elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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Arp 68/NGC 7757 is a Sc spiral galaxy in Pisces at about 120 million light-years. Arp included it in his category Spiral Galaxies with small high surface brightness companions on arms. I'd have put it in his heavy arm category as the "companion" appears to be in the distant background. Mantrapskies

The shot: TSOptics TSO RC8+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 12x30" stack- mean ( 6 min. integ. total), Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech

The ST work flow: Bin / Crop/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ Dev/ Filter (Noise) / Color (Artistic+RGB adjust)/ final Denoise (grain removal/by default)/ Sharp ( galaxy mask)/Filter ( galaxy mask+1º sharp+ 2º noise)
Attachments
ARP 68 NGC 7757 Y 7756 GX PISCES 12X30 A42 M0 W0SW H86 RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg
ARP 68 NGC 7757 Y 7756 GX PISCES 12X30 A42 M0 W0SW H86 RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg (187.49 KiB) Viewed 1849 times
elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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NGC 1055 is a 10th magnitude Spiral Galaxy appearing in the constellation Cetus. It is 63 million light years from our solar system.


The shot: TSOptics TSO RC8+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 15x25" stack- mean ( 6 min. integ. total), Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech

The ST Very simple and basic work flow: Bin / Crop/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ AutoDev/ Filter (Noise) / Color (Artistic+RGB adjust)/ final Denoise (grain removal/by default)/ Sharp ( galaxy mask)

NOTE: The bluish reflection on the right could be Delta ceti which was very close
Attachments
NGC 1055 CETUS 15X25 A44 M0 W0SW H88 RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg
NGC 1055 CETUS 15X25 A44 M0 W0SW H88 RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg (181.98 KiB) Viewed 1709 times
elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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NGC 2336 is a 10,46th magnitude Spiral Galaxy appearing in the constellation Camelopardalis. It is 104 million light years from our solar system.

The shot: TSOptics TSO RC8+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 15x25" stack- mean ( 6 min. integ. total), Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech

The ST more elaborated work flow: Bin / Crop/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ AutoDev/ Filter (Noise) / Color (Scientific+RGB adjust)/ final Denoise 1 (grain removal/grain size 20)/ Warp ( star mask)/ Srink (star mask)/Sharp ( galaxy mask) / Flux>Sharpen (galaxy mask)/ Denoise 2 ( grain =3)/ HDR reveal core
Attachments
NGC 2336 GX CAMELOPARDALIS 15X25 A50 M0 W0SW H91 RC8+UVIR+CC.jpg
NGC 2336 GX CAMELOPARDALIS 15X25 A50 M0 W0SW H91 RC8+UVIR+CC.jpg (208.4 KiB) Viewed 1378 times
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