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Re: New QHY8
« Reply #15 on: February 08, 2011, 11:11:52 AM »
Saving as TIFF before stretching WILL give you very low level.  I find you need to stretch before saving as TIFF. Maxim is the same. If i save the file as TIFF before i stretch it, i find i lose all my data and, like you, image is really weak, and very dark.

Try and stretch before exporting into a TIFF format.



OK, next time, I'll save the DSS result as FIT file and stretch it with PixInsight which is able to read it.



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Re: New QHY8
« Reply #16 on: August 18, 2011, 02:14:31 PM »

you've got the right camera and the right tools. Sorry I didn't see this thread to help earlier. Capturing with Nebulosity, stacking with DSS and processing in PI is what I do.

Capture raw FITS, stack in DSS, process the 32b TIFF output file in PI. I wouldn't call it 'simple' but it's straightforward. Success guaranteed.
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Takahashi EM-400 - Edge HD 1100 - HyperStar 3 - WO M110 - FR-III/TRF 2008
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