The Window Sill Observatory

November 20, 2011

Public Demo of DSSR now Available

Filed under: Software — Dave @ 12:40 pm

You can try out a free, pre-release demo of DSSR by going to our Support and Downloads page.

There are a few limitations which will soon be removed. These are detailed in Appendix C of the user manual which is copied below. DSSR will automatically update itself as these limitations are lifted. (more…)

November 13, 2011

Jupiter Twin Moon and Shadow Transit Animation

Filed under: Animations, Software — Dave @ 4:27 pm

This was taken with a Nexstar 4SE OTA on a HEQ5 Pro mount and a Toucam webcam. DSSR autoguided the scope and captured the videos. Seeing deteriorated towards the end but DSSR never lost the guide target over 5.5 hours.

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November 8, 2011

Latest Testers’ Gallery

Filed under: Moon, Software, Sun — Dave @ 11:08 am

Our illustrious test team have been busy trying out the new mosaic feature of DSSR. Below are a few of their images. This is the best part of my job – looking through these great images on a large TV. It doesn’t get much better.

Click on an image to see the original – some are VERY large.

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