The Window Sill Observatory

April 1, 2012

Lunar Test for Focus Meter

Filed under: Moon, Software — Dave @ 1:40 pm

Below is a quick lunar mosaic captured by DSSR after focusing by DFM. It shows nice detail from a Nexstar 4SE 4″ telescope with 2.5x PowerMate which results from accurate and objective focusing. There is even a hint of the central rill in the Vallis Alpes – I think (see detail below). Click on the image for the full size version or check out the Zoomit version.



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.


October 7, 2011

Sneak preview of mosaic preview

Filed under: Moon, Software — Dave @ 10:59 am

The latest version of DSSR has a mosaic preview window that updates in real time as DSSR saves the video tiles for your mosaic. The preview is then saved to disk on mosaic completion. Below is an example of a preview (more…)

August 2, 2011

Multiple Moon Mosaics

Filed under: Moon — Dave @ 2:12 pm

Here is a bit of fun (more…)

November 25, 2010

Welcome to the Window Sill Observatory

Filed under: Moon — Dave @ 2:44 pm


This is the new blog for the window sill observatory. We are just getting started so please check back soon for our new images and movies. Meanwhile, here are some large zoomable fotos of the moon to get you started. (more…)

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