Author Topic: New versions of ImageSolver/ManualImageSolver/CatalogStarGenerator/AnnotateImage  (Read 2910 times)

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A new version of ImageSolver, ManualImageSolver, CatalogStarGenerator and AnnotateImage is available as an update. The main changes are the capability of generating distortion models for StarAligment and a simplification of the user interface of CatalogStarGenerator.

The full list of changes is:

ImageSolver:
 3.2:   * Fixed initialization of "Align Algorithm" parameter in the configuration window.
        * Options for using and generating distortion models compatible with StarAlignment.
        * Polynomial degree limited to 5.

ManualImageSolver:
 1.0:   * New option "Generate distortion model" compatible with StarAlignment.
        * Polynomial degree limited to 5.

AnnotateImage:
 1.7.1: * Fixed magnitude filter in USNO B1 catalog.

CatalogStarGenerator:
 1.1:   * Automatic selection of parameters.
        * Fixed magnitude filter in USNO B1 catalog.

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Many thanks for this, Andres.

I did some test runs using SA and a distortion model from IS, and it worked very well!

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Ignacio

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Many thanks for this, Andres.

I did some test runs using SA and a distortion model from IS, and it worked very well!


Glad to know that it have been useful for you  ;) ;)

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Many of PI users (me first  8) ) are using your scrips every days !!!!

A big thank you (but I already told you  ::) )


the goal now should be they are like DLL processing functions (PCL)... but it is not the same language  ;)

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Andres-
 Is it possible to generate a distortion model (let's say from field rotation due to poor polar alignment one night) and then have imagesolver do a rubber-sheeting that undoes the distortion that it just measured?   That would be great.
Clear skies,
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Andres-
 Is it possible to generate a distortion model (let's say from field rotation due to poor polar alignment one night) and then have imagesolver do a rubber-sheeting that undoes the distortion that it just measured?   That would be great.
Clear skies,
-Jeff
You can do something similar using the script AlignByCoordinates. You need to solve the image with polynomials of degree >1, and then run AlignByCoordinates using the mode "Undistort image".