Advanced Imaging - Imaging like the Professionals!

All questions related to the more advanced methods of imaging with iTelescope

How can I image Comets or Asteroids?
Imaging comets is a multi-part process that results in multiple ways to image it.  In both cases, you first need the MPC 1-line code, which you get by fo...
Wed, 21 Jan, 2015 at 11:43 AM
How can I place a time pause between my images in a single plan?
***#WAITFOR is not currently functioning correctly on all systems.  There are currently only 2 viable workarounds for this type of imaging at this time: T...
Tue, 17 Mar, 2015 at 6:47 AM
How do I write my own scripts or plans to control the telescopes?
This is an Advanced Option.  You can write custom scripts for special missions with  iTelescope ACP. You will need to upload your finished scripts to the...
Fri, 24 Oct, 2014 at 4:24 AM
Can I image more than one target in the same session script?
THIS IS AN ADVANCED OPTION As it can be tricky to write your own scripts, and because ACP planner is somewhat archaic, I'm going to let you in on a l...
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016 at 1:05 PM
How low or close to the horizon can the iTelescopes go?
Most of the telescopes at New Mexico and Australia can get to within 25-30 degrees of the horizon. T11 and T4 can get to within 15 degrees. The telescopes...
Wed, 8 Oct, 2014 at 1:05 PM
What are the MPC codes of the iTelescopes.Net Observatories?
MPC Codes for iTelescope observatories: New Mexico Skies at New Mexico, USA (MPC Code - H06) Sierra Remote Observatory at Auberry, California, USA (MPC...
Wed, 18 Feb, 2015 at 9:01 AM
What size is each telescope's field of view (FOV)?
The iTelescopes offer a variety of FOVs, some similar, some very different.  Each of these FOV's are listed on the Telescope page, under the specific te...
Sun, 2 Feb, 2014 at 12:00 PM
How can I use VPHOT with iTelescope?
VPHOT is an online photometry application for AAVSO members, and is seamlessly integrated with the iTelescope systems. If you choose to send your images to ...
Thu, 28 Aug, 2014 at 1:09 AM
What are the Filter Weights or Coefficients for the telescopes?
That is a good question, they should all be near 1:1:1 as we use  Astrodon - Tru-Balance filters. However in real life application the colour weight will...
Tue, 1 Oct, 2013 at 6:17 AM
Where can I find older calibration files?
If you need to recalibrate any of your old data, we do keep an archive of past Flats and Darks in the Calibrations section of your FTP area.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2015 at 7:27 AM