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Bruce Leeroy

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  1. All Sky Camera Mark 7

    That's much improved, I hope you get round to live streaming this cam.
  2. The inaugural StuPOD, winner announced!

    Yes it was, iPhone 4s Pano mode and let the moon drift through the view.
  3. The inaugural StuPOD, winner announced!

    I might have previously posted this iPhone moon panorama just letting the moon drift through the view and a stacked image of Jupiter also captured on the iPhone, furrysocks2 kindly stacked the image for me!
  4. PS3Eye raw bayer (and 10bit) in Linux - success!

    I need an IR cut filter too, would that be the same as the IR-pass filter you mention?
  5. PS3Eye raw bayer (and 10bit) in Linux - success!

    Impressive research.....keep up the good work.
  6. PS3Eye raw bayer (and 10bit) in Linux - success!

    The PS3 eye in your image has the bad lens for modification, you need the curved lens as the IR filter on the flat lens forms part of the focusing for the image train. A good idea for spare parts is to remove the board mounts from the bad/bricked cams, I think they have a 12 mm thread suitable for telescope nose pieces.
  7. An hour using both eyes

    I saw that...starting due east heading westerly passing through the Pleiades, it seemed give off a green colour.I was lucky as the sky must be 60-70% covered in fast moving cloud.
  8. SharpCap live stacking

    Thanks for clearing up the darks query and debayering should improve the long exposure/live stacking experiments? Cheers for that, the iPhone was gifted to me if that helps lol.
  9. SharpCap live stacking

    Yes totally off topic apologies!! Very good results...Yes I had a similar noise as you have in the 1st image you posted but I never put the RGB sliders upto max like you have. Reading the attributes to my Red channel images I read "something like": Flat applied = 0 Dark applied = 0 And the penny dropped later in the day as to what exactly darks/flats/lights are all about, reading your latest post just confirmed it. thanks ! Agreed, I'll look into it as I intend on using the live stacking option after seeing your results and my experiments with the PS3 cam have been hit and miss. It was almost 2 months ago that I tried live stacking and if memory serves me right it bugged out with a message relating to a tracking error but I'm not 100% on that. Can you apply/subtract a dark frame to the live video feed without using the live stacking option? The Jupiter image you posted, is that a stacked image made from 1 of my videos? If it is then cheers it looks pretty good. I need to read video astronomy for dummies, thanks for making the thread it's cleared a few things up for me
  10. SharpCap live stacking

    I found more videos from that session when I looked for the still images. Imagine tracking and using airplay on the TV to view live indoors. IMG_3660.MOV
  11. SharpCap live stacking

    I'm sure you've tried the iphone out ... an iphone 4 from memory, maybe the "s" makes all the difference!!!!!
  12. SharpCap live stacking

    No I haven't, I did try with other videos but had some errors so gave up on that. These are still images taken on the same night I guess..tracking would have made them sharper. I'll add an iPhone moon panorama as well, I let the moon drift through the view and selected panorama. I'm all for hose clamps and tape.
  13. SharpCap live stacking

    All said and done I think my best results have been with an iPhone 4s, this is an unedited capture of Jupiter at 28mb in file size...if only I had tracking on the day I took the video and a record of lens arrangements used. Scope used was a 220/1200 Dark Star dobsonian with very poor mirrors. I use VLC media player to view the video. If you suffer from motion sickness don't watch! IMG_3659.MOV The lens arrangement would have looked something like this.
  14. SharpCap live stacking

    They wont let you buy more than 2 at a time unless you chat with the manager and tell him what your using them for!! Stock checker!!! https://uk.webuy.com/product.php?sku=SPSEYEE001#.WdS98sZryUl
  15. SharpCap live stacking

    Yes I've tried many settings the lowest I can goto is 0.130 fps which gives around a 10 second exposure. Needs a decent motorised tracker mines not working so well.
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