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by turfpit
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: [SOLVED] Version 3.2.5964 Download Broken
Replies: 3
Views: 51

Re: Version 3.2.5964 Download Broken

Robin

5964 download tested - OK.

Dave
by turfpit
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: [SOLVED] Version 3.2.5964 Download Broken
Replies: 3
Views: 51

Re: Version 3.2.5964 Download Broken

Build 5964 has been temporarily removed. It will be uploaded again this evening.

Dave
by turfpit
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: QHY Cameras
Topic: Sensor Analysis on QHY165C
Replies: 45
Views: 2657

Re: Sensor Analysis on QHY165C

Bryan

Please feed back your experiences, they may help others with this frequently asked topic.

Dave
by turfpit
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Issues with QHY168C
Replies: 12
Views: 309

Re: Issues with QHY168C

For anyone copying dll’s around the system, it is advisable to rename the existing dll rather than just overwrite. In the event of things going wrong then a simple rename gives a regression path.

Dave
by turfpit
Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: QHY Cameras
Topic: Sensor Analysis on QHY165C
Replies: 45
Views: 2657

Re: Sensor Analysis on QHY165C

Bryan To establish offset for a given gain , I take a bias frame staring with the lowest offset - then look at the histogram in FITS Liberator. If the histogram is not central then Increase offset, take another bias frame and repeat until I get a centralised histogram. Unity gain is a good place to ...
by turfpit
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Does "Flip" Matter for Dark Frames?
Replies: 5
Views: 79

Re: Does "Flip" Matter for Dark Frames?

wouldn't recommend running a live stack over a meridian flip I agree with that also for conventional imaging. I learned the hard with my Celestron C8. A meridian flip meant mirror shift, which then needed a re-focus, which then meant another set of flats - many wasted sessions working this all out ...
by turfpit
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Live Stacking
Topic: Binning and stacking
Replies: 12
Views: 463

Re: Binning and stacking

39N84W

Putting 'mono bin' into the forum search led to this in the manual https://docs.sharpcap.co.uk/3.2/#Camera ... 20Controls. The term is described in Image Controls under ZWO cameras.

Dave
by turfpit
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Band suppression & threshold sliders
Replies: 7
Views: 130

Re: Band suppression & threshold sliders

Thanks Robin.
by turfpit
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Band suppression & threshold sliders
Replies: 7
Views: 130

Re: Band suppression & threshold sliders

Thanks Robin. The banding suppression controls in SharpCap can apply a digital filter to the image just after capture that will (with the correct settings) largely remove this horizontal banding Out of curiosity: What digital filter is being applied? Are there any considerations to be made when proc...
by turfpit
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Live Stack March 6 & 7 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 199

Re: Live Stack March 6 & 7 2019

The links below contain useful background information on binning.

viewtopic.php?f=35&t=262

https://www.swagastro.com/to-bin-or-not-to-bin.html

Dave