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by Patrick
18 Sep 2023, 07:03
Forum: General
Topic: Plate solving - confused about catalogs
Replies: 6
Views: 2167

Re: Plate solving - confused about catalogs

Bill,
Thank you and understood - only using it for the star atlas.
Regards,
Patrick.
by Patrick
15 Sep 2023, 01:39
Forum: General
Topic: Plate solving - confused about catalogs
Replies: 6
Views: 2167

Re: Plate solving - confused about catalogs

Hello,
In the response from Bill above, the display shows the contents of the UCAC4 Directory - 4 sub-directories plus 5 other entries.
For use in Astroart, Which of these needs to be downloaded?
Regards,
Patrick.
by Patrick
16 Aug 2023, 23:05
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Camera Control Setup tab - Scripts
Replies: 5
Views: 1080

Re: Camera Control Setup tab - Scripts

Sound reasonable. Thanks
by Patrick
16 Aug 2023, 07:22
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Camera Control Setup tab - Scripts
Replies: 5
Views: 1080

Re: Camera Control Setup tab - Scripts

Dunmunro and Ivor, Thanks for replying. I have created scripts so understand that part of it. I obviously did not pose the question clearly. As scripts can be run from the main menu Macro page, I was curious as to why the Script option was available on the Camera Control Setup page. It appeared to m...
by Patrick
13 Aug 2023, 06:51
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Camera Control Setup tab - Scripts
Replies: 5
Views: 1080

Camera Control Setup tab - Scripts

In the Camera Control SETUP tab, can someone please explain what is the purpose of the Scripts choice? It appears that while an existing script can be selected from the Library, there can only be one recorded? When does such a script run? It appears that to remove that script one must select New? Re...
by Patrick
02 Aug 2023, 23:23
Forum: Scripts
Topic: The center plate
Replies: 7
Views: 1173

Re: The center plate

Alessandro,
Thanks for the response.
This all seems outside my level and is best left alone by me.
Regards,
Patrick
by Patrick
01 Aug 2023, 01:10
Forum: Scripts
Topic: The center plate
Replies: 7
Views: 1173

Re: The center plate

Alessandro
Thanks for the answer to the first question.
The Center plate details I referred to is seen if i follow the Tutorial on Plate Solving (AA8 SP4 User's Guide p. 16) then select Astrometry from the Tools menu.

Patrick.
by Patrick
31 Jul 2023, 00:16
Forum: Scripts
Topic: The center plate
Replies: 7
Views: 1173

Re: The center plate

Hello again,
Further to the response above,Is the central plate the center of the sensor, or perhaps could it be also the center of an image or a rectangle?

What is the function of the Center plate selectors in the Astrometry window?
Regards,
Patrick.
by Patrick
22 Jul 2023, 07:29
Forum: Scripts
Topic: The center plate
Replies: 7
Views: 1173

Re: The center plate

Alessandro,
Thank you. Very clear.
Regards,
Patrick.
by Patrick
20 Jul 2023, 00:59
Forum: Scripts
Topic: The center plate
Replies: 7
Views: 1173

The center plate

Hello,
In script functions, for example Image.EstimateRaDec what is defined as "the center plate"?
Regards,
Patrick.
by Patrick
09 Feb 2023, 07:00
Forum: Image processing and analysis
Topic: Time stamp for recorded airmass
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

Time stamp for recorded airmass

Hello,
Can you please confirm what is the timestamp when recording airmass in FITS headers?
I assume it is the beginning of the exposure?
Regards
Patrick