PixInSight StarXterminator or NoiseXterminator

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Of the two, which (if you have used them) have you found more use for?
I have BlurXterminator and like it... and I'm leaning towards StarXterminator since right now, Starnet++ is not working with PI 1.8.9-2, although it will be according to the developer.
So far, what I've seen of BlurXterminator, I have a feeling that either of the two will be good. And I usually don't "remove" the stars from my nebula images right now, but will probably learnto do it shortly so I can process them separately from the nebula image.
 
Of the two, which (if you have used them) have you found more use for?
I have BlurXterminator and like it... and I'm leaning towards StarXterminator since right now, Starnet++ is not working with PI 1.8.9-2, although it will be according to the developer.
So far, what I've seen of BlurXterminator, I have a feeling that either of the two will be good. And I usually don't "remove" the stars from my nebula images right now, but will probably learnto do it shortly so I can process them separately from the nebula image.
I have all 3 and each of these add-ons for PixInsight is fantastic. I find they are much better than the existing processes in Pixinsight. If you use BlurExterminator you should do that very early in your work flow (like right after cropping). If your images are decent quality, you’ll find that you likely won’t need to star reduce at all after using BlurExterminator. But I would definitely remove the stars from nebula images before noise reduction, curves, etc. I find that Starnet++ leaves odd artifacts and StarXterminator does not. NoiseXterminator simply works great. Then put the stars back in the end.
In short, I recommend all three.
 
But I would definitely remove the stars from nebula images before noise reduction, curves, etc. I find that Starnet++ leaves odd artifacts and StarXterminator does not. NoiseXterminator simply works great. Then put the stars back in the end.
In short, I recommend all three.
I'm leaning towards at least getting StarXterminator also now, especially since it is on sale.
I've been really impressed with BlurXTerminator so far.
 

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