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Re: Automatically taking flats

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  • CurtisC
    I use CCD Commander for this.
    Message 1 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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