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by Vkagnihotri
Sat Apr 11, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: C/2019Y4 ATLAS
Replies: 0
Views: 669

C/2019Y4 ATLAS

Dear Friends Posting update for Comet C/2019Y4 ATLAS, Comet is showing elongate nucleus/ Possible fragmentation/forward Jet Hopefully! :P SWCREATE= PRISMv10 ORIGIN = Cepheid Observatory OBSERVER= Agnihotri V K, Vora K DATE-OBS= 2020-04-09T14:43:30.408UT TELESCOP= C8/1286.0mm/R DIAMETER= 208.0 // Dia...
by Vkagnihotri
Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Skychart
Topic: "GRAPPA" gaia dr2 catalog
Replies: 2
Views: 1951

"GRAPPA" gaia dr2 catalog

Hello Friends
Good morning

Please fine "GRAPPA" gaia dr2 catalog here at link.
ftp://ftp.imcce.fr/pub/catalogs/GRAPPA/

I have downloaded (unzipped 64.3 GB). Soon test it.

Regards
Vikrant
by Vkagnihotri
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Orion Nebula M42
Replies: 2
Views: 1725

Re: Orion Nebula M42

Yes Dear Friend.

SCT does not show spikes. It was done using starspikepro, once all processing done using PRiSM.

Regards
by Vkagnihotri
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Orion Nebula M42
Replies: 2
Views: 1725

Orion Nebula M42

Hello friends,
Good morning

Imaged Orion nebula M42
C8/f5.9+Atik383L+ mono+PRiSMv10 Beta for all process
m42.jpg
Regards
Vikrant
by Vkagnihotri
Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Getting started
Topic: Suggest features for V11
Replies: 30
Views: 31983

Re: Suggest features for V11

Hello Friends I have few points: 1. Direct object search (online) using simbad, some object like blazar S5 0716+714, prism does not find online. 2. Of course, facility to use GAIA Dr2 data and implementation of new MPC ADES report. 3. Implementation of ESO spectroscopy data library and more lucid wa...
by Vkagnihotri
Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Comet 46P/Wirtanen
Replies: 1
Views: 1598

Comet 46P/Wirtanen

Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 2018-12-23T14:25:07
0.28m+CCD
Imaged / Calibrated and stacked using UCAC4 catalog..Bravo PRiSMV10.. :D
Imaged: Kuldip Vora, Measure: Vikrant Agnihotri
Happy Merry Christmas.
by Vkagnihotri
Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: PRISM on AAPOD
Replies: 2
Views: 1795

Re: PRISM on AAPOD

Congrats..friend
by Vkagnihotri
Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Comet 46P
Replies: 4
Views: 2116

Re: Comet 46P

Hello Friend

Its fine. moon will be down next week. if you try again, share stacked image.

Regards
Vikrant
by Vkagnihotri
Fri Dec 21, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Comet 46P
Replies: 4
Views: 2116

Re: Comet 46P

Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 2018-12-12T18:20:42.34
0.28m+CCD
Larson-Sekanina/Isophots/Division by Median

Regards
Vikrant, India
by Vkagnihotri
Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Getting started
Topic: second activation
Replies: 5
Views: 2386

Re: second activation

Hello Friend If Prism web server itself updated older version by new then I guess it will be difficult to get older one. Just update with latest one and send a test mail to me at agnihotri80.vk@gmail.com. I will share PRiSM.exe (version 10.3.49.420), this was send to me by Mr. Cyril, once issue was ...
by Vkagnihotri
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Getting started
Topic: second activation
Replies: 5
Views: 2386

Re: second activation

Dear Friend Good morning Ahhhh! " "This is a version 11 feature, being tested, be patient or apply for Beta Test!". I am confident that Mr. Cyril is well busy for developing PRiSM v11 version. You just again reinstall PRiSM v10 to version 10.3.46 and Just do not update to 10.3.49, when it ask by def...
by Vkagnihotri
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: post-update issues
Topic: Allow PRiSM against Ransomware Protection
Replies: 2
Views: 1844

Re: Allow PRiSM against Ransomware Protection

Welcome Nicole!... :)
Regards
by Vkagnihotri
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: My first successful image with PRISM
Replies: 2
Views: 1795

Re: My first successful image with PRISM

Excellent Image...congrats.. :)
by Vkagnihotri
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: M67: Hertzsprung-Russell diagram
Replies: 1
Views: 1489

M67: Hertzsprung-Russell diagram

Hello Friends Good morning I carried out the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram analysis for M67/NGC2682. I reduced the data using PRiSMv10 advance as it has feature to analyze both for B band and R band fits images with allocated star catalog like UCAC4/USAO A2-2.0 simultaneously. The data comes as text f...
by Vkagnihotri
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: post-update issues
Topic: Allow PRiSM against Ransomware Protection
Replies: 2
Views: 1844

Allow PRiSM against Ransomware Protection

Hello Friends Good morning Recently, my old PC crashed and I purchased new PC with Win-10 Home+MS office licensed. I installed PRiSM v10 advance in PC. I was unable to update software even, I registered prism.exe & update.exe as exclusion files in "Virus and threat protection settings". I spoiled tw...
by Vkagnihotri
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: setting up Prism
Topic: Calibrating guider
Replies: 7
Views: 2780

Re: Calibrating guider

Hello It looks problematic.... :roll: Just try to do guide calibration on known star like Vega or so, choose star manually every time using red cross bars till calibration finish, and see if it comes real parallelogram. btw..you did correct..first calibrate then hit start tab, Regards Vikrant
by Vkagnihotri
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Getting started
Topic: Search for comets by current magnitude?
Replies: 1
Views: 1571

Re: Search for comets by current magnitude?

Hello Please have a look on link http://www.aerith.net/ This page is maintained by Prof. Seiichi Yoshida. if you see carefully, you will get list of bright comets at your location (north/south) as well as their predicted light curves. Again you may point telescope using prism, by clicking desire com...
by Vkagnihotri
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: post-update issues
Topic: Astrometry Data Exchange Standard: ADES
Replies: 1
Views: 1661

Astrometry Data Exchange Standard: ADES

Hello friends Good morning Recently, MPC is planning to change reporting format. it is as fillows: Astrometry Data Exchange Standard The Astrometry Data Exchange Standard (ADES) is a new data format for astrometry, providing many new features over the current 80-column format. The official format de...
by Vkagnihotri
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: post-update issues
Topic: update failures
Replies: 7
Views: 2712

Re: update failures

Hello,

I am nicely updated PRiSM 10.3.49 version.

Thanks
Vikrant
by Vkagnihotri
Sat May 26, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Skychart
Topic: Aladin v10 with PRiSM v10
Replies: 1
Views: 1737

Aladin v10 with PRiSM v10

Hello friends Good morning I wish if Aladin v10 may be used online with PRiSM v10 (may be like nova.astrometry.net). Aladin v10 supports huge and all catalogs (many for professionals, but always a curiosity for amateurs). Attaching catalog list and an image of pole star at center (GAIA DR2 data show...
by Vkagnihotri
Wed May 23, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: post-update issues
Topic: Virus detected in update?
Replies: 4
Views: 2261

Re: Virus detected in update?

Hello PRiSM execute "update.exe" file during update. Windows defender takes *.exe are virus and delete it just before execution, this cause fail in update. Just go to windows defender settings and make allow prism.exe, prism64.exe, update.exe (just type these file name) in settings (there is option ...
by Vkagnihotri
Mon May 14, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Eq8 terrible noise when slew with prism
Replies: 14
Views: 4602

Re: Eq8 terrible noise when slew with prism

Hello,

See image. Try Custom settings to EQ8 for rather Auto. and see what happens.
Untitled.jpg
by Vkagnihotri
Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Eq8 terrible noise when slew with prism
Replies: 14
Views: 4602

Re: Eq8 terrible noise when slew with prism

Hello I suggest to use EQMOD interface and select auto or custom option while installing to get correct gear ratio.... :lol: :D. New EQMOD driver can be get from https://sourceforge.net/projects/eq-mod/files/EQASCOM/ Get new EQASCOM_V200k_Setup.exe it will detect gear ratio on auto once mount powere...
by Vkagnihotri
Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Skychart
Topic: UCAC5 Catalog
Replies: 2
Views: 2046

Re: UCAC5 Catalog

Thank you very much! Let us wait for expert comments on topic.

Regards
Vikrant
by Vkagnihotri
Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Skychart
Topic: UCAC5 Catalog
Replies: 2
Views: 2046

UCAC5 Catalog

Hello Friends Good morning UCAC5: New Proper Motions using Gaia DR1 (Norbert Zacharias, Charlie Finch, Julien Frouard) (Submitted on 18 Feb 2017) New astrometric reductions of the US Naval Observatory CCD Astrograph Catalog (UCAC) all-sky observations were performed from first principles using the T...
by Vkagnihotri
Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Supernova: SN2018kp in Seyfert galaxy NGC 3367
Replies: 1
Views: 1671

Supernova: SN2018kp in Seyfert galaxy NGC 3367

Hello Friends
Good morning

Adding image of Supernova: SN2018kp in Seyfert galaxy NGC 3367.....did all jobs in PRiSM.. :P
Sorry for not adding color image, really like mono version... :D
2018kp.jpg
Regards
Vikrant, India
by Vkagnihotri
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: setting up Prism
Topic: Lodestar X2 and Prism 10 Message
Replies: 7
Views: 2903

Re: Lodestar X2 and Prism 10 Message

Hello Carlos

I use new and old Lodestar without any issue. Use Option "starlight Xpress camera (all usb) rather ASCOM.
image attached:
SX X2.jpg
Regards
Vikrant
by Vkagnihotri
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Processing
Topic: Need Tips for Slit Guiding
Replies: 2
Views: 1960

Need Tips for Slit Guiding

Hello Friends Good morning I set up the Aply600 spectroscope + ZWO120mm guide cam. May I expect help to fix slit guiding parameters using PRiSM. Instrument and slit view can be seen in image attached. Aply600.jpg Note: updated ZWO drivers as old drivers had issue with PRISM (may be some other proble...
by Vkagnihotri
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Interacting Galaxies
Replies: 2
Views: 1945

Re: Interacting Galaxies

Thank you friend..:)
by Vkagnihotri
Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: post-update issues
Topic: NOMAD catalog not found
Replies: 6
Views: 2794

Re: NOMAD catalog not found

Hello

For local astrometry.net solution install ansvr-setup-0.20.exe (https://adgsoftware.com/ansvr/). It takes longtime to update catalogs, so be patient.. :) .

Once it over, change settings in prism accordingly (means without internet and API key).

Regards
Vikrant
by Vkagnihotri
Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Windows 10 update and ASCOM
Replies: 2
Views: 2211

Re: Windows 10 update and ASCOM

Hello,

I did not face any trouble after new atik driver and Win10.

Regards
Vikrant
by Vkagnihotri
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Interacting Galaxies
Replies: 2
Views: 1945

Interacting Galaxies

Hello friends

Recently imaged NGC 2798/99 -- Interacting Galaxies
NGC 2798.jpg
PRiSMv10/Atik414ex/C11/f6.3
Cepheids Astronomy Group, RBT, India.

Regards
Vikrant,India
by Vkagnihotri
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Science
Topic: Possible nova PNV J11261220-6531086
Replies: 2
Views: 2063

Re: Possible nova PNV J11261220-6531086

Hi. Here is more information @ AAVSO "January 15, 2018 Event: Nova in Musca - Nova Muscae 2018 = PNV J11261220-6531086 Discovered by: Rob Kaufman (Bright, Victoria, Australia) Discovery magnitude: 7.0 V (on four frames, using Canon 650D and 55mm lens) Discovery date: 2018 January 14.4861 UT Coordina...
by Vkagnihotri
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Spectrum: C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, Prism v10/BASS Project
Replies: 0
Views: 2460

Spectrum: C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, Prism v10/BASS Project

Hello posting spectrum of comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 2018.01.13. all image data acquired by Prism v10 and finally processed with BASS Project 1.9.7 C11/f5.0, Exp:900 Sec, Bin:1x1, Alpy600/Atik460ex (2.4A/pix), guiding CCD Atik414ex LINE INDENTIFICATION: N2+: 3912A CO+/CH+: 4250A CH+: 4400A C3: 4700A...
by Vkagnihotri
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Science
Topic: Possible nova PNV J11261220-6531086
Replies: 2
Views: 2063

Possible nova PNV J11261220-6531086

Hello, I am posting the message by my friend Daniel Bamberger "Possible nova PNV J11261220-6531086 in Musca Follow up observations are highly encouraged! My friend Rob Kaufman found this possible bright (~7 mag) nova in Musca. Confirmation images taken by Róbert Fidrich from iTelescope T13 show the ...
by Vkagnihotri
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Skychart
Topic: Downloading new MPC files
Replies: 1
Views: 1648

Downloading new MPC files

Hello

The MPC server now recognize https. only
while downloading new MPC data just change http. to https. in download like below in PRiSM.

Cheers :D :lol:
Vikrant
by Vkagnihotri
Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: setting up Prism
Topic: Setting up a local copy of Astrometry.net
Replies: 24
Views: 8893

Re: Setting up a local copy of Astrometry.net

Awesome, I will try it soon..

https://adgsoftware.com/ansvr/
version **.0.20exe released..

:D
by Vkagnihotri
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Heart of the Heart Nebula
Replies: 1
Views: 1851

Re: Heart of the Heart Nebula

Awesome Image! :D
by Vkagnihotri
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Mount guiding with 50mm mini guidescope
Replies: 2
Views: 1949

Re: Mount guiding with 50mm mini guidescope

Welcome Mr. Hamza.. :)
by Vkagnihotri
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Prism and Microsoft Defender
Replies: 6
Views: 3415

Re: Prism and Microsoft Defender

Hello

Microsoft defender deleted PRiSM files twice.. :lol: I put all prorgam file folder in safe list.. :P

Very funny indeed with microsoft

Regards
Vikrant
by Vkagnihotri
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Mount guiding with 50mm mini guidescope
Replies: 2
Views: 1949

Mount guiding with 50mm mini guidescope

Hello Friends I was using PHD2 for guiding since long. I had doubt if PRiSM v10 can do better sub pixel guiding with 50 mm guide scope (I modified 9x50 finder scope to a guide scope with help of 48mm adapter). Earlier, I preferred 80 mm short tube refractor for guiding but it was increasing mount lo...
by Vkagnihotri
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: SN 2017eaw in NGC 6946
Replies: 2
Views: 2007

Re: SN 2017eaw in NGC 6946

Thank you Mr. Hamza.... :) ..I want to use LHIRES III spectroscope with PRiSM. want to fix slit guiding parameters and sky background subtraction from spectrum...I see there is a way in PRiSM, to subtract two FITS frames :D

Regards
Vikrant
by Vkagnihotri
Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: SN 2017eaw in NGC 6946
Replies: 2
Views: 2007

SN 2017eaw in NGC 6946

Hello Friend
Good morning

Attaching image of SN 2017eaw in NGC 6946 (marked with red bars). Work with PRiSM v10 Advanced going on.. :)

Regards
Vikrant, India
by Vkagnihotri
Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Comet C/2017O1 ASASSN
Replies: 1
Views: 1747

Comet C/2017O1 ASASSN

Hello Friends Good morning Attaching the image of Comet C/2017O1 ASASSN: All process (Telescope/filter-wheel/CCD/Guiding/image capture/calibration/sky background removal/normalization/comet auto stacking using UCAC4 offline catalog) done using PRiSM v10. Opted it over other similar reputed software....
by Vkagnihotri
Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Prism first time user...
Replies: 2
Views: 2010

Re: Prism first time user...

Hello Friends Good Morning I observed the Comet C/2017O1 ASSSN yesterday (28.09.17). I used prism to control all equipment (like CCD/Mount/filter wheel/focuser). The mount gone right to the target (comet C/2017O1) after plate solve using UCAC4 catalog provided by you. I stacked comet image using pri...
by Vkagnihotri
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Highly Impressed
Replies: 3
Views: 2336

Re: Highly Impressed

Dear Mr Cyril and Mr. Hamza Good morning I observed the Comet C/2017O1 ASSSN yesterday (28.09.17). I used prism to control all equipment (like CCD/Mount/filter wheel/focuser). The mount gone right to the target (comet C/2017O1) after plate solve using UCAC4 catalog provided by you. I stacked comet i...
by Vkagnihotri
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Results with PRISM
Topic: Highly Impressed
Replies: 3
Views: 2336

Highly Impressed

Hello Admin
Good morning :)

Thank you very much for adding me in valuable forum. I am really impressed with Prism 10 advance. love plate scale solution and photometry scripts.

Regards
Vikrant, India