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Offline umasscrew39

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Where to begin?
« on: 2019 June 30 04:24:39 »
I just purchased PI and am just fascinated by the software and what it can do.  My initial issue is where to start despite the many tutorials, posts, books, etc., it is almost information overload.  I currently am doing OSC stacked images with a dedicated astro camera and wanted to start doing some basic clean-up of the image.  I'll eventually get to LGBR but for now just sticking with the OSC both with and without a duo NB filter.  So, can you point me to where I should start to learn the basics?

Thank you,
Bruce

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Re: Where to begin?
« Reply #1 on: 2019 June 30 08:22:45 »
I have Warren Keller's books (both editions) and highly recommend them.

TomC

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Re: Where to begin?
« Reply #2 on: 2019 July 01 04:40:33 »
Hi,

You can try www.lightvortexastronomy.com or if you drop me a mail at John.Gill013@gmail.com I will send you a text file with a DSLR/OSC workflow and some "starter" settings.  This is not a "cook-book" but a guide to get you started.

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Re: Where to begin?
« Reply #3 on: 2019 July 01 09:27:37 »
Thanks much guys.  Greatly appreciated.

Tom- book ordered.

John- just sent you a private email.

Best Regards,
Bruce

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Re: Where to begin?
« Reply #4 on: 2019 July 01 09:48:49 »
This one got me started https://www.harrysastroshed.com/
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Re: Where to begin?
« Reply #5 on: 2019 July 02 08:59:32 »
Thank you- very nice site!!