European PixInsight Conference 2014
By Vicent Peris and Carlos Milovic
October 31st – November 2nd 2014, Munich, Germany

Dynamic Range Micro Compression

These techniques are intended for compressing the dynamic range of small-scale objects. They are particularly useful to recover star profiles, as shown in the example below. Data provided by Adam Block.

Image after conventional dynamic range compression and contrast adjustment techniques.
Image after dynamic range micro compression.