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luca
August 22, 2010, 06:12:38
How i must setup the program IC Capture to grab some images of deepsky objects? I haven't find instructions to the user guide. I have a DBK firewire camera

Thanks

Luca

bwallan
August 22, 2010, 22:29:00
How i must setup the program IC Capture to grab some images of deepsky objects?

Luca,

Take a look at the specs on some of the pictures on http://www.makina.it/SAA/DSO-(DMK+DBK).html for settings.

Also, http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/DMKCCD-cameras/ is a great source of information on all IS cameras.

I use a DBK41 for lunar and some DSO work. Play with the settings. Use the minimum gain and lots of exposures (100-200) at 30sec to 1min. Be sure to shoot darks for the same settings. Nice to shot flats as well if you have any vignetting or dust problems.

I capture individual frames NOT video for DSO's; much easier to process in something like ImagesPlus, Registax, Deep Sky Stacker, etc.

Enjoy!

bwa

luca
August 23, 2010, 08:00:58
Thanks!

Luca

luca
August 23, 2010, 08:11:02
Another question: what codec can i use to capture deepsky objects? (BY8,UUYY, RGB24.....)?????

Luca

bwallan
August 23, 2010, 16:58:55
I normally use BY8... Output codec doesn't matter since I'm capturing images not video.