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Mars 5th Nov. 2020

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About this observation
Observer
Martin Lewis
Time of observation
05/11/2020 - 21:38
Object
Mars
Observing location
St Albans, UK
Equipment
444mm Dobsonian
ASI174MM for IR
Astronomik 642nm filter for IR
ASI224MC for RGB
L filter
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Mars RGB with detail boosted by using IR image with 642nm filter as a luminance layer in Paint Shop Pro.

Colour image rotated in Winjupos to match IR layer by doing RGB derotate in Winjupos but using IR as luminance at 0.00 weighting. Then the IR image and the rotated colour image combined in PaintShopPro with IR as Luminance Legacy mode at 50% opacity. This seems to give a much more natural colour tone than using the LRGB combination in Winjupos itself which tends to desaturate the image.

Martin

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