Archive for July, 2007

Squaring Pixels

Sunday, July 22nd, 2007

The correct dimensions of the pixels of a DSI Pro II are 8.6 (width) by 8.3 (height) microns. It appears that the manufacturer has a an error on their web page (reversing the width and height) that is propagated throughout the entirety of the the web. The correct dimensions are noted in the documentation for […]

Needs Color

Sunday, July 15th, 2007

I am hoping that it remains clear tonight so that I can start capturing the color frames that will allow me to create a full color version of the following image. The Trifid Nebula (M20) – 120×30 sec, unguided, DSI Pro II, ZS 80 II ED, CGE, Baader Fringe Killer, taken 2007-07-12 Update: Sadly, the […]