Software updates

Prism is updating frequently and this portion will house all the detailed information of new features added to Prism of fixes.
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Software updates

Post by Hamza Touhami » Sun May 21, 2017 2:38 pm

Greeting

In this thread, you will find the most up-to-date information about all the improvements and issue resolutions to Prism, this is a running list and will be update every time there is an update:

v10.1.25 (04/12/17)
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- Serial image photometry several issues fixed
- SX lodestar : pixel size was wrong with interlaced cameras
- Hand paddle, telescope coordinates and offset was not working
properly
- ASCOM switches back to service.



v10.1.20 (12/01/16)
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- AVI stack and registration for huge files
- StarlighXpress camera driver rewritten
- Automatic observation startup improved


v10.1.18 (10/13/16)
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- Easier row and column fix implemented inside the general image
preprocess pipeline.
- Asteroid search : plate solve enhanced and more user input
parameters.
- Atik Camera: multiple camera selection is now like other cameras
- Issue with GCVS5 variable star catalog when searching a star.
- Bayer imaging preprocessing : low pass and 2 debayer algorithm
embedded into the preprocessing auto pipe line.
- Astrometry.NET, local server can be used using ANSVR software.
- GAIA DR1 catalog implemented (Data from Internet)
- Exoplanet catalog implemented
- CCD ZWO ASI native camera driving (no ASCOM is required).
- Blink image selector fixed.
- "Dither" in ccd sequence recording and when guiding
camera is not an embedded CCD camera.
lorsque la camera de guidage n'est pas la camera n°1.
- Astrometry.Net : pixel solve throughout the whole image.
- Fixing an issue with Moravian CCD and GxUSB.dll library.


v10.1.15 (08/12/16)
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- ATIK GP camera : filter order issue fixed. WARNING : only
applicable with the latest ATIK drivers
- Guiding calibration : pixel centroid issue fixed.
- Spectro mask : Acq_masq.msqtxt customized to be used for
each CCD camera into Acq_masq_1.msqtxt, Acq_masq_2.msqtxt
and Acq_masq_3.msqtxt
- Moravian G1-0301 and other guiding cameras : fan driving
and guiding port enabled (ST4 cable). WARNING Please install the
latest Moravian ccd camera drivers.
- Image Serie Photometry using 3D fit FWHM flux.
- Astrometry.NET provides/updates focal length
- Night vision : scheme totally changed not based anymore on
windows themes.
- Dometracker DLL reliability enhanced (Dome mode)
- Artificial satellites time resolution increased.
- Auto-Obs : solving a small shift error when focus offset
was enabled.


v10.1.12 (06/01/16)
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- 125% and more font issue scaling with ccd acq. panel
- Auto-Obs : ccd camera timeout less than infinite time.
- When focuser is connected, homing can occur and timeout
can be user defined (i.e FLI Atlas).
- Plate solving possible with stars having FWHM<1.5 pixels.
- User interface improved with telescope, focuser controls.
- Acces violation fixed on skymap option quit.

v10.0.10 (05/12/16)
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- Bug : focuser #1 setup was empty
- Plate solve improved for larger star FWHM and more noisy
backgrounds : less plate solving failures.
- Connecting any device (focuser, filter wheel...) without
connecting telescope mount is now possible.

v10.0.8 (05/03/16)
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- Automatic observations, plate solving issue solved
regression in 10.0.6 fixed.
- Image calibration, recording of individual calibrated images
regression in 10.0.6 fixed.
- Dual FLI camera setup bug fixed.



v10.0.6 (05/02/16)
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- CCD auto mirror and 1/4 turn feature
- Astrometry.Net into scripts
- Velleman switches issue resolved
- Minor bugs fixed
- Automatic observation parameters extension


v10.0.5 (03/13/16)
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* Image calibration function enhancements
* Serial Photometry function
* Satellites display improvements


v10.0.3 (12/29/15)
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* Runs on virtual machines

v10.0.2 (12/14/15)
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Bugs
* On exit, Directshow camera can hang the software

Bonuses
* SBIG multiple camera labels for better identification

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