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by sandconp
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Deep Sky Imaging
Topic: Applying Dark Frames with SharpPro Live Stacking
Replies: 11
Views: 3387

Re: Applying Dark Frames with SharpPro Live Stacking

Robin, Ok that makes sense I was trying to understand how would apply the darks when the image is already stacked so it’s actually reverse in EAA compared to true Astrophotography. I do understand that I have the option of cutting individual frames and then using a program like Deep Sky Stacker to a...
by sandconp
Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Deep Sky Imaging
Topic: Applying Dark Frames with SharpPro Live Stacking
Replies: 11
Views: 3387

Applying Dark Frames with SharpPro Live Stacking

I captured 10 dark frames when i ended my night imaging and chose to store them in the darks Sharpcap folder. I did not do the auto apply and decided to use the method Pre-Processing method which I don’t know how to do with a image that has already been stacked. I understand when doing Astrophotogra...
by sandconp
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Live Stacking
Topic: Trouble finding Stars during Frame Alignment
Replies: 6
Views: 1909

Re: Trouble finding Stars during Frame Alignment

By doing what you recommend and lowering the black level threshold, that solved my problem.

Thanks Robin !
by sandconp
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Live Stacking
Topic: Trouble finding Stars during Frame Alignment
Replies: 6
Views: 1909

Re: Trouble finding Stars during Frame Alignment

Thanks Robin I will give it a try.
by sandconp
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Live Stacking
Topic: Trouble finding Stars during Frame Alignment
Replies: 6
Views: 1909

Re: Trouble finding Stars during Frame Alignment

[quote=admin post_id=7979 time=1553626716 user_id=2] The most important trick here is to check the box that highlights the stars that have been detected – that way you can see exactly what effect your changes are having as each new frame comes in. I am not sure what you mean check the box that highl...
by sandconp
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Live Stacking
Topic: Trouble finding Stars during Frame Alignment
Replies: 6
Views: 1909

Trouble finding Stars during Frame Alignment

I am new to EAA and live stacking with SharpCap Pro. Last night I went out and was observing M42 the Orion Nebula and did about a 5 minute total exposure and only dropped a few frames. The Logs showed that it found at least three stars for frame alignment I then decided to observe and stack the brig...
by sandconp
Thu May 31, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Tutorials
Replies: 2
Views: 1069

Tutorials

Are there any good Sharpcap tutorials IE YouTube etc? I have a ZWO 178 MC camera and would like to start out with planetary imaging.