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A fantastic result, lovely fine and clean detail. :cool:  :cool: 

Maybe a little strong on the colour  but that is just my personal preference. :smiley:

Great work.

Mike.

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Astra Image is another piece of software?

It's a Ps plug-in recommended by Peter Shah. It has an accessible and comprehensible deconvolution routine which, unlike most others, I can actually get to work!

Olly

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It's a Ps plug-in recommended by Peter Shah. It has an accessible and comprehensible deconvolution routine which, unlike most others, I can actually get to work!

Olly

Hmmm interesting and reasonably priced.  I presume you used the PLUS version Olly?

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Have you tried CCDSharp for deconvolution Olly? How does it compare to that?

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Guys, I don't know if I have the 'Plus' version or not and I haven't used CCDsharp either, so I'm not being much use really!!!

Olly

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I think it boils down to 'you've used a new thing', should we use it too? :)

Lucy Richardson deconvolution and wavelets only seem to be available in the 'Plus' version. For CCDSharp, you click on some stars, pick a number between 1 and 10 and press go. Some times it works sometimes it doesn't but it is free!

Regarding Astra Image, if you like it and Peter likes, it is probably worth having.

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Lovely job Olly. I 'm only starting to finally get the hang of Deconvolution, mainly as I shoot nebula, so I never felt the need to use it. However it can help with shrinking the stars too which is useful. I'm using PI, and it works really well. I'll send you my notes on how to do it. Although for starters here is a great link to a video by Mike which really puts you on the right track if you want to try it. http://mike-wiles.blogspot.ie/2013/08/pixinsight-deconvolution.html

Tom.

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Cheers Tom. We'll have a mutual catch-up workshop on your next visit.

Olly

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Olly - very nice image! I bought Astra Image a couple of months ago mainly for deconvolution on my lunar work, but now I see that it's applicable on deep sky as well!

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Olly - very nice image! I bought Astra Image a couple of months ago mainly for deconvolution on my lunar work, but now I see that it's applicable on deep sky as well!

Only just, I find. It (or my PC) won't cope with full frame images so I crop out the detailed bits, process then in Astra Image, then drop them back into the fullsize.

Yves pointed out a bue imbalance in this image which cropped up when I over hastily converted it from AdobeRGB to sRGB for the net. The corrected version is below.

Olly

NGC4565%20BESTweb-X2.jpg

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But you're using unfeasibly large files from the 11000 aren't you Olly?

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But you're using unfeasibly large files from the 11000 aren't you Olly?

Yes, though I don't think it would do the entire files from the 4000 either. It doesn't matter because I only sharpen very selective bits of an image. This particular one was from Yves SXH36 which makes even bigger files than the 11000.

Olly

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Absolute amazing image.  I'm expecting the "Mothership" to appear  from it at any moment.

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That is stunning the level of detail and the lack of noise, wow

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk

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