Tuesday, January 4, 2011

The Universe in Color by Robert Gendler

How it is done
(Processing done using Fits Liberator and PS CS2)
M57, Planetary Nebula in Lyra

Color CCD Imaging with Luminance Layering

Color CCD imaging poses many unique challenges and frustrations to the astroimager. Despite these difficulties beautifully aesthetic color images are obtainable using a new innovative technique developed by astroimagers
Step by Step Assembly of an LRGB Image using Photoshop 5.5.
Luminance Layering technique can greatly enhance the amateurs ability to successfully produce high quality color CCD astroimages. I hope the above guidelines will help amateurs get started with this new innovative technique.

3D TODAY: The Universe in Color by Robert Gendler http://bit.ly/eVAUJV