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Seams in integration
I've been able to get some decent images to build lately, but I always get these noisy/bright seams where my frames overlap. I've attached my most recent integration. It's from two sessions, but I think I've got some slop in my mount so my frames don't align perfectly as the camera turns, thus the extra seams. Would I be better off running this as a mosaic instead of a normal integration until I can get the slop issue fixed or is there a processing tool/setting that I should be using?
Switch on "MBB" and LNC in the integration tab. 🙂 MBB or Multi Band Blending removes the seams between frames and LNC or Local Normalization Correction, gets the background between frames to be similar. The fact that these parts are noisier is because there the frames don't overlap as much, so less rejection is possible.
Always nice to have such a "slam-dunk" solution. 🙂 Good luck with processing!