2023-04-17: APP 2.0.0-beta17 has been released !
RAW support for camera color matrix with Bayer Drizzle integration, fixed couple of image viewer issues.
We are very close now to releasing APP 2.0.0 stable with a complete printable manual...
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Easy question about camera rotation
I'd shot two nights. On second night I decided on a different composition and rotated the camera.
Can APP deal with this in stacking, or should I throw away the first nights data?
So for the noob question. Just now appreciating how awesome APP is for stacking.
@medicineman4040 APP can handle the situation. Note that, depending on how much you rotated the camera and the amount of overlap with the frames of the previous night, you could get some funky results 🙂
@wvreeven Thanks for writing back! I rotated the camera 77 degrees 🙁
Will be shooting again Monday night; had 4.7 hours, want 10. So I'll have 2/3 with the preferred camera orientation and can ditch the other
1/3 if needed. I'll stack both ways and see what happens.
I have an Alt/Az system and get a lot of field rotation over a session. That’s a bit different then two different sessions each with a fixed rotation but what I do is:
1) integrate in “Full Mode”, that gives you the entire FOV from both and you can crop later. It’s a lot slower and takes intermediate disk space so if you know you only want a smaller crop of the intersection of the two nights, just use crop to “reference” integration mode.
2) turn on Multi Band Blending. For that much rotation use a big number, perhaps 40-50%.
3) consider using LNC, but I’m less sure about this. In my limited testing, this option is less critical and slow.