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by descott12
Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Darks not working
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Darks not working

Thanks Robin,
Yes, I think I need to look into my PE and see if it can be minimized.
by descott12
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Darks not working
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Darks not working

Hey Robin,
That would be great. I will certainly test it and let you know.

What about my drift graph that I included above? Does that tell you anything about what I could be doing wrong with my mount?
Thanks
Dave
by descott12
Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Darks not working
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Darks not working

Hello, I have long struggled with darks. I am using SC Pro 3.2.6383 with my Evo 8 + 0.63 reducer + 294MC Pro My darks are matched for gain, resolution, color space, temp, exposure and flip. The hot pixels show up with or without flats. And they seem to be worse without the dark so it appears to be d...
by descott12
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Darks and the "Flip" setting
Replies: 5
Views: 417

Re: Darks and the "Flip" setting

Hey Dave, I don't want to waste forum time on this until I research it a bit more. I used to use my Hyperstar alot and think the image scale probably just hid the hot pixels so I simply wasn't seeing them and I never needed darks. Now I do alot of things at longer focal lengths and the hot pixels ar...
by descott12
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Darks and the "Flip" setting
Replies: 5
Views: 417

Re: Darks and the "Flip" setting

Ok, so the orientation does matter. I was wondering if SC would auto flip as needed to make sure the dark was always orientated the way the current capture is setup. So what I read on CN was correct. That is what I have been doing and my hot pixels are still pretty visible. I actually created darks ...
by descott12
Mon Aug 31, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Darks and the "Flip" setting
Replies: 5
Views: 417

Darks and the "Flip" setting

Hello, Does the horiz/vert flip setting matter when creating and applying a master dark? There were some thread on Cloudy Nights that suggested that you had to match the flip setting in both cases in order for them to work. My darks don't seem to be removing my hot pixels so I was wondering if that ...
by descott12
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Image quality in .ser file captures not good
Replies: 2
Views: 478

Re: Image quality in .ser file captures not good

Thank you Robin. I was thinking that was the problem but couldn't quite articulate what I was thinking.
by descott12
Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Image quality in .ser file captures not good
Replies: 2
Views: 478

Image quality in .ser file captures not good

Hello, I have recently started to use SC Pro to capture spectroscopy data. Usually something like 10x30 second runs. Each individual frame as displayed in the capture area looks great, but the resulting frames in the ser file are dim and noisy. Attached is a screenshot. The upper field is a frame di...
by descott12
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Polar alignment - finder scope vs guide scope
Replies: 4
Views: 676

Re: Polar alignment - finder scope vs guide scope

Thanks for the clarification
by descott12
Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Polar alignment - finder scope vs guide scope
Replies: 4
Views: 676

Polar alignment - finder scope vs guide scope

Hello,
I am going to try the polar alignment feature and the instructions say to use a "finderscope" but I think we really want a guide scope with no inherent magnification. Is this correct?

Thanks as always.