He sent it to me. I make sure that I’ve got the right filename set up, check the dark-subtract box, verify that it’s set to save all images, reset the long exposure time to 30 seconds, and then leave everything alone for 10 to 20 minutes while 20 to 40 images accumulate. The software is coded in VS. This is a stack of 74 exposures each 15 seconds long, with no tracking or guiding. Although their initial attempts to enter the amateur CCD market were flops, it was unlikely that this aggressive company would sit by while others cashed in on anything to do with astronomy. However, long exposures showed that the noise was evenly distributed across the image with no unwanted gradients.
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However, long exposures showed that the noise was evenly distributed meafe the image with no unwanted gradients. The color rendition in the images was terrible. Find out where to buy your equipment with our Retailer Guide. Adding filters will reduce the amount of light reaching the chip, so dark current and readout noise will inevitably lead to either considerably longer exposures or much noisier images, which seems to me like a lose-lose situation. I haven’t tried to make color images with this camera.
The DSI-Pro, running at outdoor temperatures, throws away most of that advantage, but not all of it. He sent it to me. Focusing is easy because my Newtonian’s diffraction spikes split into two parallel lines when the image is slightly out of focus. After a lot of experimenting, I gave up using the Meade software for anything but capturing the raw images. A detailed s exposure dzi M27, but without a software fix the raw image suffers from too much noise.
The sensitivity of the camera was terrible. I then use MicroSoft’s Magnifier program to blow up the image really big on the screen. AutoStar Suite has everything you need to plan, capture and process your images. I put the camera into auto mode with a 0.
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I can honestly say that it was a bear to install and a pain in the butt to operate. Meade had upgraded the software somewhat. Watch the latest episode on BBC iPlayer. So what got me interested? The field of view dso microscopic.
Our main concern was the base level of noise it generated. You can meadee at any time. By clicking on the ‘Sign Up! Stargazing breaks in the UK. Maybe I was a little jealous, or maybe just plain curious, but I had to see what Meade had accomplished. The software is coded in VS. But once in a while everything worked, and images actually popped up on the computer screen.
Scott related how he had seen the Cookbook, and was meadee at the speedy image display and overall ease of use. Envisage is a clever program geared towards getting you the best image possible.
In my experiments, the Meade software wasted a lot of usable exposures. Altair Hypercam M V2 mono astronomy imaging camera. This proved to be true: In winter, when it’s cooler, the longer exposures might be superior. When I got my observatory fully operational early in summerI shot the four images that follow.
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Bresser full HD deep-sky camera. Testing showed that Meade’s dark-subtraction did a pretty good job, and if I set it so that the capture program would save every image in the FITS format, I could stack the images using AIP4Win to get what I consider better results than Meade’s software delivers.
Although their initial attempts dwi enter the amateur CCD market were flops, it was unlikely that this aggressive company would sit by while others cashed in on anything to do with astronomy.