#1  
Old 16-09-2018, 08:51 PM
skysurfer's Avatar
skysurfer
Dark sky rules !

skysurfer is offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: 52N 6E (EU)
Posts: 1,021
Nice nightscape stacker found

When stacking rectangular wide angle nightscape frames (such as a Samyang 14mm wide angle on a full frame body), a common problem is that the stars in the corners are not properly stacked.

I opened a topic in the 'Astrophotography' subforum on dpreview.com and asked the question.
I got as answer to use 'Starry Landscape Stacker' (SLS) for macOS (only available in the App Store for $44, about A$60) and tried it. With success.
https://sites.google.com/site/starry...pestacker/home

Note: BEFORE stacking with SLS load all RAWs (SLS does not accept RAWs but it does 16 bit TIFFs) in Adobe Raw and crank its brighness up somewhat so it recognizes stars in the corners.
Maybe (I did not test it yes) this trick also works when stacking with DSS or Siril, but these two apps don't 'freeze' the foreground.

Maybe an idea for nightscape shooters as I see many on this forum ?
Attached Thumbnails
Click for full-size image (cyg-30x30sec-20180831b.jpg)
194.6 KB20 views
Click for full-size image (cas-20x30sec-20180831a.jpg)
200.6 KB16 views
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +10. The time is now 04:34 AM.

Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.7 | Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertisement
Celestron Australia
Advertisement
Lunatico Astronomical
Advertisement
OzScopes Authorised Dealer
Advertisement
Bintel
Advertisement
NexDome Observatories
Advertisement
Meade Australia
Advertisement
SkyWatcher Australia
Advertisement
Astronomy and Electronics Centre
Advertisement