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by han.k
13 Aug 2018, 21:34
Forum: ASTAP News
Topic: New blink routine in ASTAP
Replies: 0
Views: 11

New blink routine in ASTAP

The development continuous. The latest ASTAP version 0.9.92 has a blink routine (for FITS files) to detect minor planets or nova or just make a video of a comet moving: Youtube demonstration: https://youtu.be/7cheLI-3ggQ At the moment the blink sequence can't be exported , but you could capture it b...
by han.k
04 Aug 2018, 23:32
Forum: ASTAP General
Topic: Wrong version number ? and a display problem
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: Wrong version number ? and a display problem

I had a look to it today and think the first priority was to update the manual. I have made a start to describe the steps required for stacking the images. I hope it is clear. Please tell me what is missing or unclear:

http://www.hnsky.org/astap.htm#operation

Han
by han.k
31 Jul 2018, 11:43
Forum: ASTAP News
Topic: FITS thumbnail viewer
Replies: 0
Views: 22

FITS thumbnail viewer

ASTAP version 0.9.90 has a new FITS thumbnail viewer (ctrl-T). This could be useful to browse your FITS files. By clicking on the thumbnail it will be opened in the viewer. With a right mouse button click some options are available as changing directory, copy, move, rename or rename to *.bak. The th...
by han.k
28 Jul 2018, 17:10
Forum: ASTAP General
Topic: Wrong version number ? and a display problem
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: Wrong version number ? and a display problem

Okay, clear. Yes programs should be intuitive and easy to use. I first want to finish some other thing but in a few days will try to make a instruction covering the basics.

Regards, Han
by han.k
28 Jul 2018, 00:46
Forum: ASTAP General
Topic: Wrong version number ? and a display problem
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: Wrong version number ? and a display problem

Hello Bizzers, Thanks for the feedback. Version 0.9.85 was a bad one with a run time error in the sigma clip routine. I have quickly fixed the text and uploaded it again as version 0.9.88a. Strange that you got version 0.9.85. Hopefully it fixed now. I normally develop under Win10. For each release ...
by han.k
22 Jul 2018, 21:56
Forum: ASTAP News
Topic: ASTAP, one star alignment for e.g. comets
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Re: ASTAP, one star alignment for e.g. comets

Version 0.9.84 and possible older has a bug in Sigma Clip stacking routine resulting in a run time error. This is fixed in version 0.9.85.

Han
by han.k
19 Jul 2018, 20:31
Forum: ASTAP News
Topic: ASTAP, one star alignment for e.g. comets
Replies: 1
Views: 47

ASTAP, one star alignment for e.g. comets

ASTAP version 0.9.84 has a new option, manual alignment. This option is intended for moving object like comets. Manual alignment This option allows alignment of the images based on a single star, asteroid or comet. If this option is activated, the list of images in the image tab turns red. Double cl...
by han.k
04 Jul 2018, 19:18
Forum: ASTAP News
Topic: Importing raw images from digital cameras. v0.9.76
Replies: 0
Views: 52

Importing raw images from digital cameras. v0.9.76

ASTAP version 0.9.76 is released. This ASTAP version can import raw images from almost any digital camera, For this ASTAP executes the DCRAW program from Dave Coffin. DCRAW is included with the Windows edition of ASTAP and can be installed in Linux by the "sudo apt-get install dcraw" command. The fi...
by han.k
10 Jun 2018, 22:07
Forum: HNSKY feature request
Topic: Linux HiDPI-Support
Replies: 8
Views: 805

Re: Linux HiDPI-Support

Hello Bebef, 1) The star labels is fixed. 2) The icons are now adapted. I had to install a beta version 1.9 of the Lazarus/FPC compiler. The feature hasn't been released officially but it seems to work. 3) The night vision doesn't work in Linux.It is removed from the pull down menu but not from the ...
by han.k
10 Jun 2018, 22:02
Forum: HNSKY General
Topic: downloading images
Replies: 1
Views: 287

Re: downloading images

Normally the images end up in path: home/.hnsky/fits HNSKY requires a location where it can store the downloaded images. If this directory is not available, you should create it. This happens also if you extract the home documents. You could also use any other directory. In settings (cntrl-E), tab S...