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Is there a less expensive alternate to Registar?

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#1 seeker372011

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Posted 27 January 2021 - 03:21 AM

Is there any software - not necessarily free- but at least less expensive than Registar that will register and scale images taken with different cameras and telescopes as well as mono and colour images ?

 

going crazy trying to do it manually in Photoshop 

 

Thanks in advance!


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#2 Tapio

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Posted 27 January 2021 - 04:45 AM

It's not free (but not expensive either) but I recommend trying Astro Pixel Processor (it has 30 day free trial).

Hm, I see it's about same price, but there's also yearly subscription model.

And it's also very good on mosaics.



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Posted 27 January 2021 - 04:54 AM

Yes APP does what Registar does apparently - and is not a one trick pony- but is even more expensive !



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Posted 27 January 2021 - 06:03 AM

We are willing to spend so much on astro equipment, but not on software laugh.gif.

 

Maybe DSS can do it if there's not too much scale difference.

https://www.cloudyni...t-focal-length/



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Posted 27 January 2021 - 10:22 AM

There's always PixInsight but it isn't cheaper as well. DSS will not work if you really need to combine images of different scales.



#6 seeker372011

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Posted 27 January 2021 - 04:32 PM

So the choices are Registar- no longer being actively developed I think?- which will only do one thing- or complete packages APP or PI- but with the associated learning curve

 

ummm



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Posted 28 January 2021 - 05:45 AM

Did you check if Siril does support scaling?  I know it does triangle-matching, but don't know about the limits....



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Posted 28 January 2021 - 03:21 PM

I hadn’t considered SIRIL - I do actually use it to stack DSLR data regularly, but haven’t tried it with my cooled cameras. Will check it out, thanks




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