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by oopfan
Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Polar Alignment
Topic: Helpful tip
Replies: 7
Views: 1356

Re: Helpful tip

Great news, Robin, PA went superbly well tonight. I took your advice and boosted my Gain to 100%, Minimum Star Width to 4px, and set the Exposure to 2 sec. (Previously I would run Gain of 50%, the default Minimum Star Width of 1px, and Exposure of 4 sec. I think that the Plate Solver did not like al...
by oopfan
Sun Jul 09, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Polar Alignment
Topic: Geographic longitude
Replies: 1
Views: 490

Geographic longitude

I am, in fact, a bad person who uses 2.9.3055. I promise I will invest in SharpCap Pro today! But last night was an opportunity to get the scope out after suffering through a long stretch of terrible weather. I, like many of you, suffer from up-down-left-right confusion. Last night when SC told me t...
by oopfan
Sun Jul 09, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Polar Alignment
Topic: Helpful tip
Replies: 7
Views: 1356

Helpful tip

My experience with SharpCap Polar Alignment is generally good although sometimes it just wants to fight me and can take up to an hour. Last night was one of those great nights where I got within 5 arc-minutes in about 10 minutes. Here is a handy rule that I hope helps others: SharpCap begins by aski...
by oopfan
Sat Jul 08, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: ZWO Cameras
Topic: Temperature being used in dark file path
Replies: 6
Views: 950

Re: Temperature being used in dark file path

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by oopfan
Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: ZWO Cameras
Topic: Temperature being used in dark file path
Replies: 6
Views: 950

Re: Temperature being used in dark file path

Thank you for the quick reply, Robin. May I ask a quick question off-topic? I lock down my Firefox (latest version) pretty tightly. Prior to creating a login I made a Cookie Exception to accept cookies from https://forums.sharpcap.co.uk Everything went smoothly. I am able to log in and post, etc., b...
by oopfan
Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: ZWO Cameras
Topic: Temperature being used in dark file path
Replies: 6
Views: 950

Temperature being used in dark file path

Hi, I am running Version 2.9.3055.0. I am considering subscribing to SharpCap Pro but I have a concern: I really like the realtime dark subtraction feature. But as of Version 3.0.3901.0 it says: "ZWO Cameras - fix sensor temperature not being used in dark file path on non-cooled cameras." My ASI120M...