View Full Version : Time logging of image sequences with IC capture
July 2, 2009, 17:10:05
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
(astro-imaging with a DMK 31AF03 on a Mewlon 210)
July 2, 2009, 17:23:38
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.
July 2, 2009, 18:52:01
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..)
July 3, 2009, 09:35:21
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.
July 3, 2009, 11:34:29
At least, these milliseconds are not very accurate, because they are created by the computer and do not show the real exposure start time.
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