The Shrink module allows you to modify the appearance of stars in your image. It allows you to shrink stars, tighten stars and better color stars.
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See if StarTools comes up with a good colour balance all by itself.
Much of StarTools revolves around signal evolution Tracking from start to finish.
This StarTools.log file is located in the same folder as the executables.
You can convert everything you see to a format you find convenient. Give it a try!