Why does the exported TIFF photo appear in black?
The TIFF image appears black as the palette of shades the computer screen has is way more limited than that of the TIFF image (256 levels per color on the computer screen versus 65536 levels per color in the TIFF file).
To reveal the contrasts, it is necessary to go through a tone mapping operation by, for example, playing with the histogram, which allows the matching of the dynamics of the image to that of the screen.
Image processing tutorial with TIFF format
If you would like to start processing pictures with TIFF format, we can recommend the software Affinity Photo and have a look at our dedicated tutorial here.
Why do my FITS files appear in black and white?
The FITS files come from a color sensor containing the information organized as a Bayer pattern. To convert them to a colored image, it is necessary to go through a phase called demosaicing (sometimes called Debayering). A single FITS file is not ...
What are the image formats available?
Today, 3 image formats are available with STELLINA: JPEG, TIFF, and FITS. These formats are really different from one to another. If you would like to know the strengths and weaknesses from each and how to extract them, please have a look at the ...
Saving, sharing and editing STELLINA images
On this link, you can get a tutorial about image processing in the 3 different kinds of formats used by Vespera. It will advise which software to use depending on the selected image format and your level in image processing. JPEG TIFF FITS Audience ...
What can I photograph with STELLINA?
STELLINA is what can be called a “large field” astrograph (astrophoto camera) because its field is about 1° x 0.7°. To get a better idea, the Sun and the Moon represent a field of about 0.5°, so they perfectly fill the sensor’s field. STELLINA is ...