Advanced Imaging - Imaging like the Professionals!

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

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
What happens at the Meridian Flip?
The meridian is an imaginary line that goes from the pole down to the horizon. Once an object that you are tracking with your (German equatorial) mount cros...
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 at 7:36 AM
How can I take my own calibration files?
We offer FREE master calibration files on the FTP folder under the directory CALIBRATION FILES for all membership plans.  These are updated regularly and wi...
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 at 7:40 AM
How do I upload my own plans?
You can upload your own .txt file plans to a telescope for later use on that system. To do so, first select the telescope you would like to use.  Please...
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 at 7:44 AM
Can I create a plan to image NEOCPs?
Yes you can, however it is easier to the menu Comet / NEO on the left hand side of the telescope menu. NEOCPs or (Near Earth Object Confirmation Page) a...
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 at 7:46 AM
 #NOADAPTIVEFOCUS, that will shut down the Adaptive Focusing System during your run. See the choice below which you can enable via the telescope menu "...
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 at 7:50 AM
Can I Override Adaptive Focus?
Yes you can, just go the Deep Sky menu on the telescope page and choose the option:
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019 at 7:51 AM
How to image a comet? - The correct way!
Why is it hard to image a comet?  Well, they move fast across the sky. Telescopes have to use non-standard tracking rates to keep the comet in the centr...
Mon, 15 Aug, 2022 at 3:01 PM