Signal processing results for APOD image 7-Dec-2004
Methods and materials
For the image processing, the source code (generic C, uses linux/X11 for display) has been made available despite the fact it was only ever intended as a throwaway hack - see the README file for further details.
The software expects the input images to be in RAW format; that is, no header, just a stream of bytes,
either 1 per pixel for greyscale (imdiff.c) or 3 per pixel for RGB (apod.c). You'll have to make sure
the dimensions set in the source code agree with the image you're using. The way I prepared images was,
For details of how the image trail and streak were replicated, see the page which reports the results - there is a description there. Also see the trail fitting results, both initial and final versions.Feedback? Send email to hapod<at>hazeii.net