File > Open.. > Choose your CR2 file.
Check factors in [Basic] and set the values as below.
Check factors in [Detail] and set the values as below and press [Open Image] Button.
[Sharpening] and [Noise Reduction] algorithm of camera raw program is so harmful for image processing of Astro photos.
“Zero” is best for next steps of image processing.
You can see a Reddish image loaded in Photoshop work Space.
Don’t worry. It’s so natural in Spectrum Enhanced modified camera for astro imaging.
Menu Image> Levels..
In Levels Options.. set the values as below image and you can see the color balance corrected Image.
Save files as a new name for next step image processing.
If you want to see the color data in a level stretched condition, You can see it using [Levels..] commend.
Set the shadow value “0” to “5~20” and Highlight value “255” to “80~150”. Then you can see the shadow color details.