IC405 Starless Using StarNet++

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IC405 Starless Using StarNet++

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Post by Astrovetteman » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:59 am

It took me all day and most of tonight to get StarNet++ to load into Pixinsight on my iMac.....but it finally worked....YAY!! I just tried it on a couple of images and, for the most part, it works pretty well at removing the stars, unless they're big and bright. I'll let you be the judge of it on this image if IC405. I think if I did some post processing I could make this look a bit better....this is just a final image I posted last year with StarNet++ applied...no other processing.
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Post by Baskevo » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:37 am

That looks really cool!! It really brings out the detail in the object...

Starnet takes forever on my Mac too... I'm going to use it as a test to see how much of a difference 32gb makes compared to 8gb (just upgraded the RAM in my Mac) :D

It is an awesome process, and gives you a lot of control over the processing!
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Post by yobbo89 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:54 am

Very nice, you got it working!
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Post by Gordon » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:12 pm

Congratulations Tom on winning todays TSS APOD!

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Post by helicon » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:32 pm

Excellent job Tom and congrats on winning today's award!
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Post by STEVE333 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:42 pm

Pretty cool Tom - By the way, some amazing detail inside the nebula. Look forward to the next step(s).

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Post by StarGazer45 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:35 pm

Amazing image Tom! Unbelievable detail there!

Congratulations on getting APOD, :)
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Post by MariusD69 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:10 pm

Awesome! Well done, Tom!
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Post by Astrovetteman » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:26 pm

Gordon wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:12 pm
Congratulations Tom on winning todays TSS APOD!

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Hey THANKS Gordon!! :text-thankyoublue:
So Nice of you guys!
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Post by bobharmony » Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:13 am

That is just wild, Tom. Starless is generally not my cup of tea, but this kind of image really shows the benefits of the detail that can be brought out. Congrats on the TSS APOD from an old-school guy :)

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