Getting Started - iTelescope Basics

Quick tips for New Members.

Is there an automated focusing routine or is it a manual process?
By default the telescopes will attain a sharp automatic focus before the telescope starts your data/image acquisition. The systems will in most cases auto...
Mon, 6 Jan, 2014 at 3:38 AM
What is Binning?
Binning is the process of combining charge from adjacent pixels in a CCD during readout.  To understand what these means you have to imagine a CCD images as...
Fri, 1 Aug, 2014 at 3:04 AM
Legally, who owns the data I produce?
Our policy is that you own the data completely. We just act as a vehicle through which to accomplish your astronomical missions. Please read our Terms of U...
Thu, 1 Mar, 2018 at 5:11 PM
Why do Observatories Close for Humidity?
High humidity has a couple of affects that are bad for imaging.  The first, and most important, is that high humidity tends to also place you close to dew p...
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014 at 2:42 AM
Javascript
Without Javascript enabled on your browser our system will not function correctly. Please refer to the following links: http://enable-javascript...
Wed, 2 Apr, 2014 at 10:39 AM
How do I use the Offline Plan Generator?
The Offline Plan Generator works very similarly to Single Image and Image Series, with all the same options and interface.  The key difference being that yo...
Wed, 19 Apr, 2017 at 3:54 AM
What can I do if I'm not happy with an image?
If for some reason, (and in astronomy lots of bad things can happen using complex telescopes and CCD's) you're not happy with with one or more of ...
Sat, 14 Nov, 2015 at 2:01 PM
How can I locate my ACP log files?
When you take an image with iTelescope, 95% of the time the system will produce a Usage Receipt that will contain your logs and some of your images. ...
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016 at 2:13 AM
Software and Tips
Astronomy Software & Tips See Also: Video Tutorials & Remote Basics Downloading your Files Most iTelescope.net systems deliver all image...
Thu, 1 Mar, 2018 at 4:39 PM
Remote Telescope Astronomy Basics
Aussie Pete - iTelescope Observatory Manager Hello iTelescope.Net Users! I thought I would pass along a few pointers on just how to maximise your ti...
Thu, 1 Mar, 2018 at 4:41 PM