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 foll...
Wed, 12 Sep, 2018 at 8:53 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 t...
Thu, 13 Dec, 2018 at 3:41 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 li...
Thu, 30 Aug, 2018 at 1:23 PM
How low or close to the horizon can the iTelescopes go?
The information for each telescope is shown in the Deep Sky Menu (see red circle left menu). Then scroll down and you will see the Minimum target elevation ...
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019 at 2:35 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 Co...
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 at 5:41 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 t...
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 at 7:09 AM
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 ...
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 at 7:16 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. https://astrodon.com/products/astrodon-lrgb-gen2-e-series...
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 at 7:28 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 - this will go b...
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 at 7:30 AM
What is the Position Angle (Orientation) of the CCD on each Telescope?
In order to plan an imaging mission it is sometimes vital to know ahead of time the actual angle of the CCD in relation to the sky. There are a couple of w...
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 at 7:32 AM