Inside PixInsight (2nd ed.)

by Warren A. Keller

Series: The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series

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  • 9783319976884
  • 9783319976891

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.


Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9783319976884
  • 9783319976891

About The Author

Warren A. Keller is a world-renowned astro-imager (APOD, Sky & Telescope, Astronomy magazines, etc.) and teacher of image processing. He has presented at the Northeast, Midwest, and Advanced Imaging Conferences and has written extensively on the subject. He is a six-time Sky & Telescope author. Keller produced the definitive commercial video tutorial series for PixInsight and published the first edition of Inside PixInsight with Springer in 2016.