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Inside PixInsight

  • Warren A. Keller
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Part of the The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)

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About this book

Introduction

PixInsight has taken the astro-imaging world by storm. As the first comprehensive postprocessing platform to be created by astro-imagers for astro-imagers, it has for many replaced other generic graphics editors as the software of choice. PixInsight has been embraced by professionals such as the James Webb (and Hubble) Space Telescope's science imager Joseph DePasquale and Calar Alto's Vicent Peris, as well as thousands of amateurs around the world.

While PixInsight is extremely powerful, very little has been printed on the subject. The first edition of this book broke that mold, offering a comprehensive look into the software’s capabilities. This second edition expands on the several new processes added to the PixInsight platform since that time, detailing and demonstrating each one with a now-expanded workflow. Addressing topics such as PhotometricColorCalibration, Large-Scale Pixel Rejection, LocalNormalization and a host of other functions, this text remains the authoritative guide to PixInsight.

Keywords

Astro-image processing PixInsight Astronomical image software Astrophotograph tricks Deep-sky image editing Digital photography for astronomy Image Processing for Astronomy Image processing software Making Good Astrophotographs Photo editing software for astronomy Post-processing for astro-imagers multiscale processing Rogelio Bernal Andreo astrophoto mosaics narrowband image porcessing Vicent Peris PhotometricColorCalibration LocalNormalization

Authors and affiliations

  • Warren A. Keller
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  1. 1.BuckhannonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97689-1
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-97688-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-97689-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-9756
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-6562
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