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by chongo228
Wed Oct 28, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Deep Sky Imaging
Topic: Histogram and Why?
Replies: 8
Views: 95

Re: Histogram and Why?

You can watch the histo to make sure your exposures and gain are set correctly. This can help you dial in exposure and gain for planets and avoid over exposure. For DSO you typically only have to worry about over exposing bright stars. You want to "mess" with it so you can make sure your target is f...
by chongo228
Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:33 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: 3.3.6944.0
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: 3.3.6944.0

I watched it as it crashed a 3rd time. it was in the middle of a dither, saved 16 and 32 bit stacks, ended live stacking, and then crashed.

Hope this helps...I didn't run into it with the other versions of 3.3. Going back to trusty 3.2 for the rest of the night.
by chongo228
Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: 3.3.6944.0
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: 3.3.6944.0

Crashed again about 20 min later....same thing as before. Saved 16 and 32 bit stacks that I know this time I didn't have selected....I checked after the first crash.
by chongo228
Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: 3.3.6944.0
Replies: 3
Views: 56

3.3.6944.0

Crashed on my while live stacking on about the fourth or fifth frame. Weird thing is it saved a 16 and 32 bit stack when it crashed. I'm pretty sure I didn't have save stack selected as I never do that....I think it was related to the crash.
by chongo228
Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Feature Suggestions
Topic: Advanced Spiral
Replies: 3
Views: 167

Re: Advanced Spiral

Those are good ideas....I really like the rewind button idea. I 2nd this suggestion.
by chongo228
Tue Oct 20, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: How do I?
Topic: FWHM multi star VS single star autofocusing tool
Replies: 1
Views: 70

FWHM multi star VS single star autofocusing tool

A few questiongs here... I've been really trying to dial Autofocus in lately. I've had it working pretty well for some time but I can't focus well pointing east because of a light dome from the next city over. I usually manually focus a target for the first hour or so and then go to auto focus then ...
by chongo228
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Feature Suggestions
Topic: Auto focus menu
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Auto focus menu

On the left hand side of the focuser menu are three tabs for misc settings during FWHM focusing. The bottom tab displays the number of stars SC can detect. Can you have this star count displayed on all the tabs? As I adjust the setting found in three tabs I think it would be easier to see the number...
by chongo228
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: Live Stacking
Topic: individual raw image format while livestacking
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Re: individual raw image format while livestacking

If you have the save individual frames selected it will be in Fits. If it does affect the stacking time I can't tell....it maybe takes a second or less. I feel like I remember it saying someplace how long it took to stack. Perhaps under the alignment tab but I could be wrong. I live stack and save t...
by chongo228
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:23 am
Forum: Feature Suggestions
Topic: Crude Real time Newtonian Collimation Feature
Replies: 6
Views: 256

Re: Crude Real time Newtonian Collimation Feature

I’ve used the collimation tool to try and set back focus and solve a tilt issue on a refractor. I was waiting until I’d used the tool a few more times to post a feature suggestion but the four corners and center ROI like the PI tool was on the list.
by chongo228
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: SharpCap Beta Testing Forum
Topic: Beta Version Expired
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Re: Beta Version Expired

See Robin's post on the second page just past half way down. Links to an updated version that expires Nov. 1st.

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