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    Default Re: M13 - first DSO image



    Congratulations on your first image, it's an excellent start.
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    Default Re: M13 - first DSO image

    Nice work Steve!

    Keep at it. Looks globular enough to me.
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    Default Re: M13 - first DSO image

    I use ST only part time, but, I examined it in that code to give you specific help. (My primary tool is PS)

    In the DEVELOP module, stretch the image to roughly 45% (starting with your previously stretched image) with the dark anomaly setting at 8 pixels. Then use the optimize setting in the HDR module and adjust to taste. I would then use the COLOR module to adjust the color capping the green channel to brown. Finally, tweak the contrast to taste and if you want to you can polish the background noise.

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    Thanks for your input. I am just learning the ropes in StarTools, so I will play around with it. I did use the Contrast module, but went with the defaults. Is that where I set the gray point?
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    Default Re: M13 - first DSO image

    I will echo what others have said, it looks good to me, nothing to be ashamed of for sure.

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    Nice image, congratulations !
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    Very nice! Well done!
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