Digital processing of skylab X-ray images of the solar corona.

  • Stanislava Šimberová
  • Tomáš Suk
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 719)


For processing solar corona X-ray images a new method has been introduced. With regard to the special character of the original images an algorithm of the local optimization of histogram has been developed. To preserve isotropy in the image an appropriate subimage shape has been chosen and its size can be interactively changed with respect to the patterns to be enhanced. The three originals in the time sequence of the coronal event have been used for experiments. Examples of the processed images are shown in the two various sizes of the local area for each original.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanislava Šimberová
    • 1
  • Tomáš Suk
    • 2
  1. 1.Astronomical InstituteAcademy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicOndřejovCzech Republic
  2. 2.Institute of Information Theory and AutomationAcademy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicPrahaCzech Republic

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