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2023-01-19: APP 2.0.0-beta13 has been released !
!!! Big performance increase due to optimizations in integration !!!
and upgraded development platform to GraalVM 22.3 based on openJDK19
We are very close now to releasing APP 2.0.0 stable with a complete printable manual...
NGC2359 Thors Helmet SHO
Ok, so first image in a while, also its a first with the new 1.077 version, its come out ok but still seems to be left over lp even after running lp removal 4 or 5 times, also looks grainy, is there any noise reduction settings I've missed?
Theres about 6 hours per filter integration, and the fit file was too big to upload, this is a 10mb jpeg and looks worse than it was in fit.
The problem seems that the light pollution either isn't actual light pollution, or it created a weird pattern maybe due to internal reflections? It should normally be a gradient, which means it's gradual and not this spotty. You can see that I tried to make a correction model on the jpeg above (not ideal to do like that but ok) and it's not a normal gradient, which makes it pretty hard to correct.
🤔 Wierd, it doesn't show as much on the tiff (I said fit above and I meant tiff)
ok so this is as good as i could get to best show it, its a screenshot of the 45mb tiff, I like the star colours, they've come out better than expected but what you cant see is the grainyness.
Wierd, it doesn't show as much on the tiff (I said fit above and I meant tiff)
I always over-stretch and over-saturate to better see the issue in the background. And then I place my boxes, does help a lot. The grainyness will likely be left over because of the uneven background and maybe not enough data, getting that better usually requires darkers skies and more data.