The DFK implementation is now sufficiently advanced to allow for a test of a DFK 21AU04.AS camera.
A Skymax 127 Maksutov was mounted on a HEQ5 GOTO mount and a DFK 21AU04.AS camera was fitted with a 2.5 x Barlow and placed at the Cassegrain focus.
A 10,000 frame SER file of the 44.7% illuminated Venus was captured using AstroDMx Capture for Windows.
AstroDMx Capture for Windows capturing data on Venus
The best 10% of the frames in the SER file were stacked in Autostakkert!2 and post-processed in the Gimp 2.10.
44.7 % illuminated Venus
The scope was then driven to the 85% waxing, gibbous Moon and a number of 3000-frame SER files were captured of selected regions of the Moon.
AstroDMx Capture for Windows capturing data on the Crater Clavius
AstroDMx Capture for Windows capturing data on crater Schiller
Progress is being made on a daily basis and AstroDMx Capture for Windows now has most of its planned functionality.