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#1 archway69

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 04:15 PM

I thought i would post mu first picture of Jupiter with my Neximage Solar 5MP its not brilliant and im still getting use to registax 6 but im getting there, any suggestions would be appricated.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:22 PM

What scope and mount are you using?

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:39 PM

Hi mike
I'm using a celestron 127slt with a goto mount

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:38 PM

Wow...very nice image.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:29 AM

great first shot :)

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:43 PM

Nice shot, I hope you post more. I have started trying to figure out what to do imaging wise. So many choices DSLR, CCD, etc.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:57 PM

Very nice first go. When you reach the final product in Regi 6, try hitting "RGB Balance" under the functions area on the right hand side of the screen. For a rough go at getting rid of the green tinge, hit "Auto Balance" and then "Do All."

You'll have a Jupiter with a more natural looking color balance.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:30 PM

Hi guys
I had another clear night on Saturday so thought i wouls take some more shots.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:32 PM

another one

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:32 PM

and another

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 04:26 PM

Looking good !

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 07:45 PM

Good shot. A little more processing and you can get it looking like this......

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:09 AM

Wow Randallk how did you manage that?

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:08 PM

I lowered the green channel and increased the red and blue in Photoshop. You can do it in other less expensive programs such as Corel PaintShopPro. I tried to sharpen it as well but there is to much blurr...alignment? stacking?
Also take heed to what AdamH says about Registax.

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:26 PM

I have photoshop cs5 but can really figure out how to use it, I was playing around with it last night but couldn't manage anything like you have done

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 04:29 PM

There is a book published by Springer called Deep-Sky Video Astronomy by Steve Massey & Steve Quirk ISBN 978-0-387-87611-5. Although it's main topic is about video astronomy, there are a few excellent chapters on astro imaging processing in Photoshop. I highly recommend it. There are also some good Photoshop tutorials on You Tube and some include astro processing as well.


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Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:09 PM

Brillant, thanks for your advise ill buy the book and have a read


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