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Capesky1
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Post by Capesky1 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:50 pm

:lol: :lol: Hello,

We are using a PlaneWave 12.5 inch scope with a Planewave L350 mount. Using a new ZWO AS 1701 color camera. Would appreciate best setting for deep sky images. Please include settings for color space, file type, gain etc.

Thanks,


Charles

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Re: Settings

Post by mAnKiNd » Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:07 pm

Hi Charles,

Use this feature to figure it out:

https://docs.sharpcap.co.uk/3.2/#Smart%20Histogram

Reading the rest of the manual will help you decide which settings are best for your equipment and skies, it's very well written and quite informative.

Hope this helps,
Minos

Also, do you mean ZWO ASI071MC Pro instead?

NeilG
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Re: Settings

Post by NeilG » Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:23 pm

Have you tried using the 'brain' function in Sharpcap?

Or, you might find this link useful
https://www.cloudynights.com/topic/6723 ... 0%20tables.

It has been updated several times and now includes calculator for the 071 on the google drive mentioned in the post.

Neil
Scopes: Celestron C11, 102SLT , Ascension 127mm Apo, Opticstar 152mm Mak, Ascension 80mm Apo
Mounts: EQ8, EQ5 Pro, Nexstar SLT
Imaging: ASI1600MM-Cool, ASI533MC-Pro, ASI290MM, ASI224MC, Quark, QHY5L-II-M,
Opticstar 82 eyepieces, lots of other stuff

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