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by jeruss
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Deep Sky Imaging
Topic: how to set time and gain
Replies: 6
Views: 319

Re: how to set time and gain

Thanks for the cautions Brian. Hope to try m31 again before it gets away.
by jeruss
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Deep Sky Imaging
Topic: how to set time and gain
Replies: 6
Views: 319

Re: how to set time and gain

Thanks all for the replies. This will give me some things to read and research.
by jeruss
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Deep Sky Imaging
Topic: how to set time and gain
Replies: 6
Views: 319

how to set time and gain

Is there a way to know how to set time and gain so that faintest details in an object can be captured without overexposing brightest parts of object. Thinking of andromeda galaxy and orion nebula.
by jeruss
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Polar Alignment
Topic: field of view needed for polar alignment
Replies: 3
Views: 205

Re: field of view needed for polar alignment

Thank you for that clarification. Very helpful.
by jeruss
Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Polar Alignment
Topic: field of view needed for polar alignment
Replies: 3
Views: 205

field of view needed for polar alignment

Would like to use main scope and camera for polar alignment function in sharpcap (do not have autoguiding). I read in an older post that I would need .5 degree field of view in either direction. Does this mean .5 degrees for the shorter dimension of the camera chip?
by jeruss
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Live Stacking
Topic: can't see live stacking results on computer screen
Replies: 2
Views: 236

Re: can't see live stacking results on computer screen

Thank you Robin, I will try that this evening.
by jeruss
Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Live Stacking
Topic: can't see live stacking results on computer screen
Replies: 2
Views: 236

can't see live stacking results on computer screen

Greetings everyone. Just recently started using sharpcap livestacking. My problem is that I cannot see the results of the stacking process on my computer screen. Sharpcap shows that the image is being stacking and no frames ignored but even if I stack hundreds of frames the image on my screen does n...