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General / Re: Would you upgrade my PC?
« on: 2019 August 18 09:11:56 »
I just built a new Astro-PC for PI in particular. I used an AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU, 64GB of RAM and an ASUS X470-pro MB. The system flies and I get great PI benchmark numbers. Now, I just need good weather (Florida in summertime doesn't allow that!) to gather more data.


General / Re: Where to begin?
« on: 2019 June 30 08:22:45 »
I have Warren Keller's books (both editions) and highly recommend them.


It's not just SGP, but TheSkyX captures have the same issue. I talked with one of the developers of TSX, and since they helped write the standard, feel like this is a PI issue.

I'm not trying to start a flame war, just pointing something out.


General / Re: Warning While Doing ImageIntegration?
« on: 2019 May 30 08:20:30 »
This is also a problem when using TheSkyX for image capture.

That works, thanks. Something that I have tried to figure out!


General / Re: How Does Everyone Store their Data Long-Term?
« on: 2019 February 24 15:18:10 »
I store all my raw FITS files straight out of the camera and have (2) 2TB external USB 3 drives I store copies on. I don't store process icons, but every separate image is a PixInsight project from the get-go. I'm hopeful that my processing skills will improve and I can have a go at the raw data again.


General / Re: Setup file system with TheSkyXPro
« on: 2019 January 18 11:50:43 »

What I do for capture is what Chris described. Setup a place for TS to put the files as it captures them.

Then, I set up a folder in a separate directory (e.g., 2019-01-18-VeilNebula) where I put all the files that I process in PI.


Off-topic / Re: Moving from DSLR to LRGB & NB imaging
« on: 2018 December 29 07:33:31 »
I use TheSkyX, on Windows. Works great. I know it also runs on the Mac platform, but it also came with my Paramount MyT.... Enjoy your new camera!


Bug Reports / Re: Invert does not work on Image Container
« on: 2017 March 22 14:37:39 »
That worked! Thanks so much for the help!


Bug Reports / Invert does not work on Image Container
« on: 2017 March 22 06:03:52 »
I took 30 images of comet 41P, and want to invert them. I added all images to an Image Container, set the directories, and tried to open the process Invert. I get a pop-up that says: Cannot execute instance in the global context. Reason: Invert instances cannot be executed in the global context.

Did I do something incorrect in the setup, or is this expected behavior?


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