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JSE
July 2, 2009, 16:10:05
Hi everybody,

With IC capture it is possible to tag a sequence with the date and time of creation. But the precision is then limited to 1 second.

Is it possible to obtain sub-second time log information ?

Any comment welcome !

Thanks in advance

Jocelyn
(astro-imaging with a DMK 31AF03 on a Mewlon 210)

Stefan Geissler
July 2, 2009, 16:23:38
Hi Jocelyn,

Thank you for your tip, but unfortunately this wont be very precise. When the image are saved, then the time they were exposed is "long time" ago.

Thus I do not think, we will add this to IC Capture.

JSE
July 2, 2009, 17:52:01
Thanks for your answer, Stephen.

I was thinking to a mechanism by which time stamps are logged into a file _at the beginning_ of each acquisition (like the one available in the Lucam Recorder tool for instance).

This facility is extremely useful for certain kind of applications (like mutual occulations/eclipse btw satellites or asteroid tracking..)

Jocelyn

Stefan Geissler
July 3, 2009, 08:35:21
Hi Jocelyn,

Well ... I do not think we will implement this in IC Capture ... but I have a simple application, that does this with Y800 AVI Capture.

Stefan Geissler
July 3, 2009, 10:34:29
At least, these milliseconds are not very accurate, because they are created by the computer and do not show the real exposure start time.