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A Technique For Removing Dark Halos From Stars
« on: 2019 February 19 11:15:18 »
Oftentimes, at the end of a long image processing session, I will be happy with the final result except for dark halos around some of the stars. It is frustrating to have to go "way back" to try (not always successfully) to prevent the dark halos while retracing the processing steps. So, I developed this approach to remove dark halos around stars in the final image. The link below is to a tutorial showing how to use this approach.

http://www.astronomyforum.net/astrophotography-image-processing-forum/261923-technique-removing-dark-halos-around-stars-pixinsight.html

I know this is a bit of a brute force approach (because it includes the use of the CloneStamp process), but, maybe you will find it useful. I've only used it a few times, but, so far it is working well.

Comments/suggestions welcome.

Steve
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