Light Pollution Gradient Removal

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DRatledge
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Light Pollution Gradient Removal

Post by DRatledge » Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:24 am

One of our biggest problems in Lancashire is light pollution and the gradients it creates in our astro images. IRIS can get rid of these but it does involve quite a bit of trial and error. I recently tried a commercial alternative AstroFlat Pro. It is not cheap but does it work?

It might have been beginner's luck with it but amazingly one click produced a result. The image below is before and after. There is an appreciable gradient left to right. Once I have fathomed the adjusters then it might get even better.

Needless to say I have no connection to the seller. There is a 15 day free trial if you fancy giving it a go.
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Re: Light Pollution Gradient Removal

Post by bbones » Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:27 pm

Looks like a good bit of software to add to the tool kit, Will have to save up :-)

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Re: Light Pollution Gradient Removal

Post by bchamberlain » Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:10 pm

Not much saving to do Bill. I've had the program for a while and seem to remember it being less than £30. It's as good as David says. BillC

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Re: Light Pollution Gradient Removal

Post by bbones » Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:04 am

Cheers Bill, I'm always looking for ways to improve my image processing, Ross very kindly did some work on my image of NGC457 and sent me the walk through he used in IRIS. I had a go and got very good results.

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