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by carlwagle
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Asteroides or what?!
Replies: 7
Views: 1511

Re: Asteroides or what?!

This is the Camera Settings For the First picture: [ZWO ASI178MC] Debayer Preview=On Pan=0 Tilt=0 Output Format=PNG files (*.png) Binning=1 Capture Area=3096x2080 Colour Space=RAW16 Temperature=11.6 Hardware Binning=Off High Speed Mode=Off Turbo USB=40 Flip=None Frame Rate Limit=15 fps Gain=380 Expo...
by carlwagle
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Asteroides or what?!
Replies: 7
Views: 1511

Re: Asteroides or what?!

My third try to send the first picture taken on April 1rst.. I will have to make another posting to include the "Camera Settings". Can't seem to get them all together.
Look for artifacts at :
X 1790
Y1920

X 2345
Y 945

X 1301 very faint
Y 166

X2287 very faint
Y 1411
by carlwagle
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Asteroides or what?!
Replies: 7
Views: 1511

Asteroides or what?!

My telescope is a Celestron SkyProdogy 130 Telescope on a computer directed mount. On this April first (no April Fools Joke here) I took two stacks (about 20 pictures each) of M-44, the Beehive Cluster. It was about a week later that I got the software to see the fits Liberator stacked picture. When...
by carlwagle
Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Deep Sky Imaging
Topic: sticky exposure length or sticky gain/offset for sky-limited exposures?
Replies: 41
Views: 10253

Re: sticky exposure length or sticky gain/offset for sky-limited exposures?

Your shared pictures and what you wrote about them were very educational for a newcomer like me. Thanks for all the effort you have put into this. Carl
by carlwagle
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Is a racoon living in my telescope tube, or what?
Replies: 3
Views: 913

Re: Is a racoon living in my telescope tube, or what?

Thanks Robin for all the work and perfection you have put into Your SharpCap. You think you are confused! Here is a copy of part of an Email I sent to Paul Patterson (fellow member of the Greensboro Astronomy Club) who is giving me some help and encouragement into an interest which is So New to me. ...
by carlwagle
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Is a racoon living in my telescope tube, or what?
Replies: 3
Views: 913

Is a racoon living in my telescope tube, or what?

I'm having problems with many things that I was not having problems with in any part of the past. Two things I will mention here that I hope you will agree makes in reasonable for me reboot (start afresh) my SharpCap driver. 1. about a week ago, when troubles began, I saw two symbols for SharpCap on...
by carlwagle
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Tip of the hat!
Replies: 4
Views: 1252

Re: Tip of the hat!

Thanks Dave. I did learn from you how to find the "New Topic' button and practiced several times doing that. I read the Pipps introduction. It seems daunting but so did the SharpCap Manual to start with. So,, at 78 years old I say it is credible that the next time the Orion Nebula rolls around ...
by carlwagle
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Tip of the hat!
Replies: 4
Views: 1252

Re: Tip of the hat!

Hello everyone. I too am a "newbie",, very New as I have never used a Windows system before and had no experience with any kind of video cameras. I read that I should have posted this by clicking on "New Topic" but no such clicking spot could be found on the First Page and making...