recreate the brain

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recreate the brain

Post by SgtBilko » Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:43 pm

At risk of asking for something you have already provided Robin (so apologies in advance :D :D )

I would like to be able to save the data graphs etc in the smart histogram "brain" for later analysis i.e. retrospectively examine settings which led to good and bad exposure/ gain combinations etc.

PS sorry to be a pain .... but I'm also looking forward frame oriented shooting with PHD dithering


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Re: recreate the brain

Post by admin » Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:13 pm


The graphs only depend on the characteristics of the camera (which don't change) and the background sky brightness (which can change). If you noted down the sky brightness for each observing session then you could and re-enter it (at least you could if I made the adjustment for that manual control more fine grained) and then get identical graphs to the ones that would have been created in the observing session. Does that make sense? There might even be something to say in favour of putting the sky brightness into the capture settings files if the brain measurement has been used.

As to the dithering with PhD2, someone pointed out that if you tell live stacking to save the raw frames and switch it to show the raw frames instead of showing the stack, then you can effectively get dithering now while capturing by using the live stacking dithering option and essentially ignoring the fact that it is stacking. You can also turn off the alignment option in the live stacking too.

Cheers, Robin

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