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Saturday 3rd December 2022
The new PixInsight SPCC process is well worth looking into.
It uses the latest Gaia satellite data from ESA to calibrate the colour in your RGB images. Gaia was launched in December 2013 and SPCC uses the 3rd release of data made available in June 2022.
Sunday 23rd October 2022
This script is now at version 0.61
You can find it with Dean's comments on the PixInsight Forum at https://pixinsight.com/forum/index.php?threads/combineimages-script-v0-6-redeveloped-to-improve-functionality-and-support-for-jwst-images.19463/#post-119808
Thursday 20th October 2022
Is anyone processing JWST images, particularly with our ongoing poor weather preventing decent imaging?
NASA has released a new JWST image on the centre of M16 Eagle Nebula, comparing a small area to a famous HST image.
Read about it (and also watch the embedded video within the page) at https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2022/nasa-s-webb-takes-star-filled-portrait-of-pillars-of-creation
Saturday 23rd July 2022
Check out the images at the following page:
Amateur astronomers and photographers from around... more
Thursday 30th June 2022
I thought I'd post this blog after the final release of a YouTube video series that I've been watching was posted today. The series would be very helpful to someone setting up an imaging computer.
The series by Patriot Astro (linked below) has a few things I would do differently but the workflow, hardware and software... more
Tuesday 14th June 2022
The AIC Digital Library from 2012 to 2022 at https://www.advancedimagingconference.com/categories/AIC_Library_Entrance... more
Friday 3rd June 2022
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Wednesday 27th April 2022
I waited a day or so to see if anyone else would notice this APOD. I BIG pat on the back for this image that got WORLD recognition of one of our members. This is a BIG thing. I also think a few other club members were out on the same night and should also be suitably praised for their similar image as I suspect they were out and about at the same... more
Sunday 24th April 2022
Have you noticed our Buy & Sell chat group?
It's a bit of an experiment to see if it is useful for members.
We were going to run the occasional boot sale nights at St Ignatius before COVID disrupted our 'Physical' meetings but we thought as an bonus to members, you could try this chat group before the normal... more