By Chuck’s Astrophotography 2017.1.17 SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBED UNSUBSCRIBE In this astrophotography video I show how to quickly process the Horsehead nebula when only using the H-alpha (Ha) narrowband filter. All of the processing is done in PixInsight, including stacking. Here are the list or steps: 1. Blink. 2. Batch PreProcessing Script (BatchPreProcessingScript) 3. Screen Transfer Function […]

By Chuck’s Astrophotography 2016.12.3 SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBED UNSUBSCRIBE Stacking astrophotography images is an extremely important step in getting quality images. There are many ways to go about the stacking process. In this video, I compare the two leading ways to stack raw images: DeepSkyStacker (DSS) and the PixInsight 1.8 stacker. They are both high quality products. […]

By Chuck’s Astrophotography 2016.11.9 SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBED UNSUBSCRIBE This is my latest toy, the “ZWO Five Position EFW Electronic Filter Wheel” (1.25 inch) for astrophotography. It will replace my manual filter wheel which I believe was allowing condensation to creep in on the outside of my camera sensor. Here are the specs on it: 1. The […]