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by fabdev
02 Apr 2024, 14:54
Forum: Scripts
Topic: New script commands in SP6
Replies: 0
Views: 123

New script commands in SP6

Selecting files and folders the command SelectFile let the user to select just one file, and returns the filename as a string. Instead, the command SelectFiles allows to select several files and returns them as an array. It's possible to suggest an initial folder and the extension of the files: fil...
by fabdev
02 Apr 2024, 14:20
Forum: General
Topic: Astroart 8 SP6
Replies: 0
Views: 218

Astroart 8 SP6

Hello, a new minor version of Astroart 8 is available: Version 8.0 SP6 - April 2, 2024 -------------------------------- * New feature. Automatic meridian flips, with autoguide and centering by plate solving. * New feature. Script commands for selecting files. * New feature. Script commands for persi...
by fabdev
22 Mar 2024, 00:08
Forum: General
Topic: Suggestions for next SP
Replies: 6
Views: 1262

Re: Suggestions for next SP

Thanks, may you send me or post a sample image?
Actually it would be possible to deconvolve differently all parts of the image, for example if coma is present. Every corner of the image will be different.
Fabio.
by fabdev
08 Mar 2024, 21:52
Forum: Instrumentation
Topic: Question: teleskope control settings ST4/Guide
Replies: 2
Views: 206

Re: Question: teleskope control settings ST4/Guide

Hello, if the autoguide window is not opened, then no autoguide pulses are sent, so it doesn't matter which "guide protocol" is selected. If the problem really happens when the telescope is connected (just for GOTOs), then try with a planetarium software. If it happens again, it's possible that the ...
by fabdev
22 Feb 2024, 15:21
Forum: Instrumentation
Topic: Updated Canon plugin
Replies: 0
Views: 188

Updated Canon plugin

New release for supporting the mirrorless cameras: R7, R8, R10, R100. However, these cameras are not supported on Windows 7/8.

https://www.msb-astroart.com/

If you are using a older camera, there is no reason to upgrade.
Fabio.
by fabdev
22 Feb 2024, 14:56
Forum: General
Topic: Tutorial about stacking comets
Replies: 0
Views: 311

Tutorial about stacking comets

Hello, here is a preview of a video tutorial about stacking, and about the option "Follow minor planet", used to align comets and asteroids: tutorial-link.txt The first part of the tutorial is about the basics of image stacking (dark frames vs sigma stacking, hot pixel corrections, etc.). The second...
by fabdev
22 Feb 2024, 14:48
Forum: General
Topic: Suggestions for next SP
Replies: 6
Views: 1262

Re: Suggestions for next SP

Hi, the filter is designed to be interactive (the window is non-blocking). Points added over the nebula and/or over the stars need to be removed, selecting a rectangle around them (the filter will update automatically if the Preview Lock is enabled). Sometimes enabling the option "Create flat field"...
by fabdev
16 Feb 2024, 01:09
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Start script from external program
Replies: 4
Views: 937

Re: Start script from external program

Hello, maybe the problem is that: text = "None" may be 16 bit Unicode, while a 8 bit ASCII string is expected. If this is the problem, here are a couple of solutions: text = "None" my_dll.AASendCommand(VAL, text.encode("ascii")) or just for tests: text = b"None" my_dll.AASendCommand(VAL, text) see: ...
by fabdev
14 Feb 2024, 16:23
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Shifting a set of images by a given shift (dX,dY) depending on image
Replies: 5
Views: 301

Re: Shifting a set of images by a given shift (dX,dY) depending on image

Hello, the script command is Image.Shift(dx,dy) . On a group of images there could be three solutions: 1) A script which opens, process and saves images, maybe using FindFiles(...) 2) A script from a template: menu Templates / Selected images, (menu from the script window). 3) A script to be applied...
by fabdev
01 Feb 2024, 12:38
Forum: Instrumentation
Topic: error can not load d_sbig.dll
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Re: error can not load d_sbig.dll

Hello, verify if the file: " sbigudrv.dll " is installed in the system.
This is the file installed by the SBIG Universal Driver setup.
Fabio.
by fabdev
28 Jan 2024, 14:30
Forum: General
Topic: AA8 User manual
Replies: 4
Views: 1801

Re: AA8 User manual

Hello, the link to the PDF manual and the tutorial images are in the email about the order.
Fabio.
by fabdev
19 Jan 2024, 21:43
Forum: General
Topic: Delete button on browser
Replies: 1
Views: 659

Re: Delete button on browser

Hello, it's already possible, but it's required to "select" the files.
To select, right-click or press ENTER, then it's possible to use the "Menu" button which has commands for moving and deleting files.
Fabio.