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There are two aspects to your question, because "converting" from RAW to JPEG isn't a simple thing — it's an interpretive process. So, your results are likely be significantly different. ImageMagick just uses the rudimentary raw conversion from dcraw, and doesn't appear to give you much control over that. Lightroom uses Adobe's rather sophisticated RAW ...
If the images are often appearing to be over-sharpened, but you haven't noticed images being under-sharpened, then it's a good sign that you are simply sharpening them too much. Try decreasing the "amount" argument until you get more satisfactory results. For example, try halving it, then halving it again, until you notice that it's about right. I ...
I suggest you use a movie compositing software like Adobe After Effects, Apple Shake or Autodesk Combustion. Those programs have been around for years and should be available for cheap on ebay. They were made for image series and deliver professional results. You can use the tracker function to position the sun within the frame.
Assuming the camera didn't move throughout the sequence, I'd do the first and the last images by hand, making certain to trim both to the same size frame. Then interpolate the position of the frame for each intermediate image based on the image's timestamp. It shouldn't be hard to write a script that does that for you. Even a spreadsheet would work for ...
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