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Re: Automatically taking flats

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  • Stan
    ... CCDAutopilot: http://www.ccdware.com/products/ccdap5 Stan
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 14, 2013
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      --- Mark Striebeck <mark.striebeck@...> wrote:
      > Is there such a software out there (preferably something that
      > integrates with TheSkyX)?

      CCDAutopilot:
      http://www.ccdware.com/products/ccdap5

      Stan
    • CurtisC
      I use CCD Commander for this.
      Message 2 of 5 , Jun 14, 2013
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        I use CCD Commander for this.

        --- In ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com, Mark Striebeck <mark.striebeck@...> wrote:
        >
        > I am trying to improve my skills to create flats. And I was thinking that
        > it should be possible to automate that. I am usually leaving my scope out
        > after an imaging night anyway and move it inside in the morning.
        >
        > It should be possible to take sky flats
        >
        > - the software knows when it's the right time at my location to take
        > flats
        > - i can slew the mount to a suitable place in the sky
        > - adjust exposure time to get the right ADU
        > - take flats - and dither it to make sure that there are as few as
        > possible artifacts left
        >
        > Is there such a software out there (preferably something that integrates
        > with TheSkyX)?
        >
        > Thanks
        > MarkS
        >
        >
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        >
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