Advanced features

What are these advanced functions?

This version is designed with seasoned/professional astronomers in mind, it packs some very advanced features to aid in pushing their scientific endeavors forward. It also encompasses the professional and lite variants as well. Below is the list of what sets this version apart:


  1. -Processing
    • Histogram Equalization
      • Gaussian
      • Linear
    • Four quadrants gain equalization
    • Auto Prescan subtraction
    • Creation of a complex images from two separate images
    • Gather Pixels by mean
    • Gather pixels by median
       

  1. - Color imaging
    • RGB to HIS
    • HIS to RGB
    • Split Bayer image
    • Balance Bayer Image Pixels
    • Color correction
       

  1. -CCD characterization
    • Linearity
    • Linearity (TDI Method)
    • Transfer efficiency / CTE – EPR
    • Transfer Efficiency / CTE – Fe55
    • Readout noise
    • Noise, Gain and dark current for EMCCD
    • Conversion factor (multi-window)
    • Dark Current
    • Quantum Efficiency
    • Pixel – Pixel correlation (Cross-talk)
       

  1. Image cubing
    • Image cube math
    • Convert Cube FITS file
    • Reduce number of planes
    • Extract image to single plane
       

  1. Image display
    • Image Panel
    • Isophotes
    • 3D display
      • Dynamic method
      • Static method
         

  1. Analysis Tools
    • Herzprung-Russel method
    • Photometry using shapes
    • Optimal subtraction
       

  1. Advanced image stacking
    • Turbulence optimized stacking
       

  1. Centeroid calculations
    • Moffat
    • Half diameter flux
    • 1/Cosh (1D)
    • Barycenter​

  Considering all the capabilities, Prism remains under heavy and constant development which leads to more and more leading-edge features.