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BlurXterminator - New Rus Croman AI Tool - Just Amazing


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Saw this pop up on Adam Block YouTube channel yestesday - had a look at the video,typical Adam Block loads of extremely accessible detail and went straight over to rc-astro.com and bought the tool , already have StarXterminator and NoiseXterminator , both brilliant so why would this be anything else other than brilliant....

I am using it on some new data with cone nebula and the detail its picking out is amazing, also correcting slightly dodgy edge stars - very simple to use

 

Here is a section of Rosette Nebula from lasr year , 3nm Ha , ASI1600, 3hrs integration - looks not too bad - these are just screen grabs - but you can see the difference.

The tool is applied to linear data  - so these images are auto STF in Pixinsight

 

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Now apply BlurXterminator at default settings -

 

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Its a $99.95 tool with $10 discount of you already have license to any of his other tools - in the scheme of things and the obvious performance of the tool, money well invested I think

 

Bryan

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11 hours ago, Astrobdlbug said:

Saw this pop up on Adam Block YouTube channel yestesday - had a look at the video,typical Adam Block loads of extremely accessible detail and went straight over to rc-astro.com and bought the tool , already have StarXterminator and NoiseXterminator , both brilliant so why would this be anything else other than brilliant....

I am using it on some new data with cone nebula and the detail its picking out is amazing, also correcting slightly dodgy edge stars - very simple to use

 

Here is a section of Rosette Nebula from lasr year , 3nm Ha , ASI1600, 3hrs integration - looks not too bad - these are just screen grabs - but you can see the difference.

The tool is applied to linear data  - so these images are auto STF in Pixinsight

 

image.thumb.png.34de4337a339b62e19963b6077473d8f.png

 

 

Now apply BlurXterminator at default settings -

 

image.thumb.png.853dedeee1a4d990a9a10594c8ed1c2f.png

 

Its a $99.95 tool with $10 discount of you already have license to any of his other tools - in the scheme of things and the obvious performance of the tool, money well invested I think

 

Bryan

Downloaded it myself yesterday Bryan. It works great on galaxies like M51. Really brings out the detail in the dust lanes.

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Would love to try it as I use all of his other tools and they are best in class IMHO.

Just a pity there isn't a stand alone option (like starnet++ did for non-PI users).

I'm not ready to make the jump to Pixinsight at this point so it would be nice to have an option to apply this to linear data outside of PI?

 

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I sat in on a live demo of BlurXTerminator last night from the Masters Of PixInsight team. Warren, Ron and Pete went through the settings as they were all early adopters so have had more chance to investigate. I bought the software on Friday and have been testing it out myself. Early indications seem to indicate it is a game changer - so much more better than PI's own Deconvolution process, although to be fair that can produce astonishing results too, and much easier to use. 

 

All in all Russell's current suite of plugins are brilliant.

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When used in conjunction with the PSFImage script, you can get even better results. Running the PSFImage script before BXT allows you to manually input the PSF into the Nonstellar adjustments section. To use the script, click the Evaluate button, average the 2 FWHM readings. This is the number to input into BXT. The script can be downloaded here.

 

http://www.skypixels.at/pixinsight_scripts.html

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39 minutes ago, TerryMcK said:

Tried it out and it looks promising. Thanks for the heads up Brian.

One thing I did notice Terry. If you use a preview, instead of the whole image to evaluate the FWHM, you'll get a different reading. I found it's better to use a preview on galaxies that only have a few large stars in the image. Otherwise it tends to introduce artifacts on the galaxy.

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