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Enhancing filament detail

Post by Martin_S » Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:55 pm

Hi everyone now i'm double stacking my lunt LS60 I'm starting to see lots more detail in my Images. Yesterday's session yielded some nice wispy filaments. Is there a process in photoshop or any other software that could enhance the details that I have captured?. I imaged this with a 30 second capture in Firecapture, stacked in AS3, sharpened in Registax ,final processing was done in Photoshop.
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Re: Enhancing filament detail

Post by Stardust5858 » Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:18 am

Have you tried Imppg software, it's free for solar imaging.
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Re: Enhancing filament detail

Post by ffellah » Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:57 am

Hi Martin: like stardust said, you should try ImPPG and definitely Astra Image.

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Re: Enhancing filament detail

Post by Martin_S » Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:16 am

Thank you Franco and Stardust, I have a copy of imgPPG and will give it a try, Astra Image is one I haven't heard off so I'll check that one out too.

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Re: Enhancing filament detail

Post by marktownley » Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:15 pm

You're getting some nice results there Martin!


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Re: Enhancing filament detail

Post by MAURITS » Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:44 pm

Well done Martin.


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Re: Enhancing filament detail

Post by Montana » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:51 am

These are super Martin, increasing the contrast will help too, try investigating the curves function in Photoshop.

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Re: Enhancing filament detail

Post by MapleRidge » Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:59 pm

These are nice sharp images Martin!!!

Both programs mentioned do a great job on solar images, you will just have to put some time in to see which you prefer.

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Re: Enhancing filament detail

Post by DeepSolar64 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:33 am

Lately enhancement is a good thing. The sun is very bland lately. Now if I can find a way to enhance things visually.

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Re: Enhancing filament detail

Post by Martin_S » Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:35 pm

Thank's everyone for your comments I will certainly try all the options mentioned.
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Re: Enhancing filament detail

Post by eroel » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:55 pm

Martin, well done.
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