Comet Processing in PixInsight
Published in early 2022.
These instructional videos demonstrate Adam Block's new innovative way to process comet imagery in PixInsight. The data is included so you can follow along. In addition there is a PowerPoint file to download with the steps to follow as shown in the final wrap-up video.
NOTE: In January 2023 a new video showing an updated workflow (for C/2022 E3 (ZTF) was published. You can use this data with the new workflow!
No.. wait... YET ANOTHER UPDATE of the workflow (includes a small appearance of the new CometAlignment Process).
NO WAIT... the BEST ONE is now THIS ONE.
|Normalize Scale Gradient||5 minutes|
|StarXTerminator (Stars-only and Comet-only images)||6 minutes|
|Create Stars-only RGB Images||8 minutes|
|Color Calibrate Stars-only RGB (PCC)||4 minutes|
|Combine Comet-only data and Color Calibrate||21 minutes|
|Minimize Star Residuals||26 minutes|
|Summary and Wrap up||7 minutes|