Yoursavedplansarelocatedin”MyPictures\BackyardEOS\Plans\”folderbydefault. Load Loadapreviouslysavedcaptureplan. Save Savethecaptureplan. BackYard EOS – how to connect camera & computer – posted in DSLR A PDF Manual for Back Yard EOS would be highly appreciated. Don’t you need to manually focus the star by adjusting the focus rack BackyardEOS doesn’t focus the camera,you have to do that using the.

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Aperture Optional Theaperturefieldisonlyvisibleifthecameralensisattachedtothecameraandwillcontainall aperturevaluessupportedbytheattachedlens. When you’re just taking pics of the stars with a slr if you do that is how many second exposures can you take before trailing starts? Luckily, APT automatically creates small. Posted December 22, Just because you can’t instantly make something work for you it doesn’t make it ‘rubbish’all the software you are introducing yourself to is extremely well written and very detailed and takes ages to masterI still find new things to tweak in Registax for example every time I open itand depending on the data collected day by day I have to adjust my work flow constantly to suit conditions in order to get the best results from it.

Send Cart in an Email Done! The regular updates and support groups dedicated to this software are a reassuring sign.

I found Sequence Generator Pro a bit daunting to use at first. The tooltips of this function taught me a valuable lesson about cooling a CCD camera. Stick with it thoughthe journey is a longslow one but eventually everything will start to become second nature and soon you’ll be wondering what all the fuss was about It’s a community-based project which helps to repair anything.

To see where APT fits into my deep sky astrophotography workflow, have a look at my step-by-step process. Delay optional SettheDelayvalue inseconds whichwillbeusedtodelaythestartofthecaptureplanonceyoupress theStartCapturebutton. This highly acclaimed software is in use all around the world by thousands of users.


CombinedwithSnap,itallowsyoutotakecontinuousimagesofXduration inseconds withaYpause betweeneachimages.

BackyardEOS User Guide

I would like to try the APT when it arrives, and I am wondering what kind of cable I will need for that. Well god knows, more totally confusing rubbish. Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook. VerticalBars Theverticalbarsallowsyoutoquicklyvisualizewherethehistogram orimagedata ispeaking.

All software can do is control a focussing mechanism, so unless you have an electric focuser attached to the scope which is remote controlled by eos then all you are altering is the numbers on the computer screen Thank you so much again for the time and effort you put in to helping the rest of us just starting out. The following list of benefits are true of all imaging control software:.

Or sign in with one of these services. Any Idea where the photos are being saved too and how I change the quality???

Also congrats on the number of people viewing your videos, FB page, and your Astro Backyard page as well. Backyardsos think that advanced imagers can have a hard time viewing software through the eyes of a beginner, as I know I have been guilty of excluding information about my workflow. The lowest Backyagdeos can set the shutter speed too is 2. Literally, every button has an associated tooltip indicating what the button does, and when to use it. HistogramandScreenStretchArea Theimagehistogramprovidesagraphicalrepresentationofthedistributionofpixelvaluesinthecurrent image,whilethescreenstretchadjustmentgraph[Premium]providestheabilitytoadjustthebrightness andcontrastofthedisplayedimage.

This pre-screens the worst images before loading them into Deep Sky Stacker.

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One question on focusing tho. So for camera control you would recomend this APT? This software application has a loyal following of users, no doubt a result of the excellent customer service offered by the author. The guide scope and cam to come in the not too distant future. Just been out to try it on some stars DSLR Only and all it seems to be doing is selecting the highest iso on my cam and changing the shutter speed to bulb.


I also enjoyed the Flats wizard, once I learned how to use it! Can’t help you on this myselfI use APT Once I discovered that each camera has a target ADU for a successful flat frame, I was able to use the wizard to produce the right flats for the ASI through my telescope.

My request of you is to do make another video with a better review of APT as there was very little in the way of review in this video at least it seems so to a newcomer like myself ………. I run this software on my Windows 7 laptop. Stay connected with our monthly newsletter and be the first to know about new product releases, deals and special industry events.

Im Struggling with the following I believe the numbers will only work if you have selected a point source Bydefaultthevalueyou seeisbasedontheaverageoftheten 10 lastliveviewimages;youcanincreasethisvalueinthe Settingdialogandseeifittamesdownthebouncingalittlebit.

I’m guessing you take a snapshot first and then select a star as I couldn’t see anything on the screen until I took a photo?? Connectingyourcameratoyourcomputerforthefirsttime Ifthisisthefirsttimeyou areconnectingyourcamerayouyourcomputerpleaseallowampletimeforWindowstocompleteits initialdriversetupbeforestartingtheapplication.