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EZPlanetary V3.3 preview and user guide

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EZPlanetary V3.3 preview and user guide
« on: August 11, 2012, 11:25:24 AM »
Hello,

       The EZPlanetary V3.3 is almost finished and it will release in week.

Here is some improvement of this version:

1.Redesigned the UI sytle
2.Support QHY5-II
3.Auto split file to multiple AVI when size exceed 2GB and continous capture.
4.AVI save function can be set by frame and by time
5.Add the time lapse setting for the interval time of each two frame
6.Add guide port test function
7.Add simple dark frame function
8.Add live broadcast function
9.Extend the exposure time.  IMG132 can be 40sec max. IMG0H,0S,1S,2S can be 1000sec max


« Last Edit: October 07, 2012, 09:23:33 PM by QiuHY »
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Re: EZPlanetary V3.3 preview
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2012, 11:27:18 AM »
EZP V3.3
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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2012, 11:28:29 AM »
Connect QHY5-II camera
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Re: EZPlanetary V3.3 preview
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2012, 11:31:09 AM »
Congrats!
All the best,

  Sander

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QHY-8, DSI, QHY 5L-IIc, IMG0H mono, PC164 video
PixInsight, Nebulosity, DeepSkyStacker, PaintShopPro X2, PHD, FireCapture, Autostakkert

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Re: EZPlanetary V3.3 preview
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2012, 11:31:32 AM »
V3.3 support multiple lanuages
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« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2012, 11:32:36 AM »
QHY5-II can get 320fps @320*240

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« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2012, 11:33:27 AM »
Exposure time can be input with keyboard panel
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« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2012, 11:37:44 AM »
Focus Assistant function:

EZP supply two assistant.
One is use edge detect method.  When swith on the edge button in the focus panel, the focus
detection result image will appear .  Detction area can be select by Double click mouse on the main image window

when out of focus, there is few edge can be detected.
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« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2012, 11:38:35 AM »
better focus will give more edges and the value will be higher
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« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2012, 11:40:42 AM »
open the Image Quality filter window will give a curve of the focus. This is an curve from out of focus , through focus and out of focus again. 
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« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2012, 11:43:38 AM »
Another focus assistant is the FWHM method. Edge method can not give a good result for point source like the star. FWHM method is better for star to get the FWHM of the star point. Focus is better when the value is smaller.

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Re: EZPlanetary V3.3 preview
« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2012, 11:45:56 AM »
Histgram toolkit includes histogram, waveform, bird map and the average meter and peak meter.
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« Reply #12 on: August 11, 2012, 11:47:40 AM »
in menu->tools   there is three new functions:  guide port test,  dark frame calibration and live video broadcast.

(You need to install QHYCCD WDM driver at first for broadcast function)

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« Reply #13 on: August 11, 2012, 11:48:56 AM »
Guide port test is to test the hardware of guide port and the connection between guide port and mount.
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« Reply #14 on: August 11, 2012, 11:53:04 AM »
some uncooled ccd camera and cmos camera output many hot pixels when exposure time long.
EZP V3.3 has the real time dark frame calibration function.

Select dark frame calibration menu item at first, Cover the telescope or lens and select capture dark frame.
The quantity of stack frames can be set . Normally speaking 10-50 frame is ok for calibration

This is a dark image of 5sec exposure QHY5-II
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