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Episode 48: Image Processing and Anomalies, Part 2

16 Aug 2012, 12:00 UTC
Episode 48: Image Processing and Anomalies, Part 2
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So many pseudoscientific claims rely on photographic evidence, and astronomy is no exception. In this Part 2 episode, I build on the basics from Part 1 and talk about dynamic range, noise, rotation, resizing, and adjusting the range of colors displayed. In almost every case, the computer is estimating the final result based on the original image, and anomalies can easily form.

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