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Adam Block
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Nik Szymanek
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Image Processing with Photoshop Layers

In this tutorial, Nik Szymanek shows you a number of pre and post processing techniques using layers in Photoshop to bring out the finest of details that can be captured using our CHI-1 telescope. This tutorial also covers several techniques to deal with noise reduction before combining the stacked frames with further enhancement in part 2.
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7 months ago
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Image Processing, a Series by Nik Szymanek

This series of tutorials guides us through image processing techniques developed by Nik Szymanek. You can practice these techniques with the associated images provided. Click on "Associated dataset" to download them.
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11 months ago
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Observing During Full Moon: the Running Chicken Nebula

In this video tutorial, Peter Jenkins walks us through the processing of IC2944, also known as the Running Chicken Nebula. Peter explores some of the advanced techniques to fix vignetting through Dynamic Background Extraction and bad columns through Cosmetic Correction. The images were acquired using narrow band filters (Halpha, SII, OIII) during full moon. It shows the great results you can still obtain during this moon phase, when observing is much cheaper.
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11 months ago
Eta Carina
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Eta Carina Nebula with DeepSkyStacker & Photoshop

A short introduction video tutorial on how to process Eta Carina, using images obtained with the Telescope Live ASA 500N telescope located in Chile. In this tutorial, Peter Jenkins guides us through the process using inexpensive software: Fits Liberator (Free), DeepSkyStacker (Free), and Photoshop (subscription starting at $9.99/month). There is a companion tutorial that uses PixInsight instead (one-off license of $260). The associated dataset contains only three 10 min images per filter (Halpha, SII, OIII), for a total cost of less than 100 credits. The data that Peter collected using our facility at El Sauce is being made available for others to practice the techniques shown in these tutorials.
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11 months ago