16-bit FITS files

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16-bit FITS files

Post by Lee7 » Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:33 am

Long term GC user since the late 90's..... first forum post....
I do astrophotography, so generate a lot of 16-bit monochrome FITS files.
GC seems to open them fine and edit/convert as needed. Is the 16 bit nature of the data retained during processing? I ask this, as when making levels adjustments, the range seems to be 0-255 rather than 0-65535 I would expect with 16 bit data.
Thanks for any advice....
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Re: 16-bit FITS files

Post by forum_adm » Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:09 pm

GraphicConverter 10 imports FITS with 16 bit per channel.
Just check the information window.

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