INDI Library v1.7.6 Released. (27 Feb 2019)

First release of 2019 comes with quite a few new drivers across the board along with significant performance improvements to INDI camera and live streaming performance. Many drivers received significant updates to improve performance & stability, while a few were re-written from scratch to be in line with INDI standards. Here are some of the highlights:

The Heart Nebula IC 1805

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The Heart Nebula IC 1805 was created by wvreeven

Tonight I took 20 images of 6 minutes each of the Heart Nebula IC 1805 using a 71 mm WilliamOptics ED refractor, a modded Canon EOS 700D camera and an Astronomik L-3 Luminance filter (to get rid of blue halos around stars) mounted on a belt modded SkyWatcher HEQ5-Pro. Of course all imaging (polar alignment, slewing, guiding, imaging) was done using Ekos. Stacking was done using AstroPixelProcessor, post-processing with PixInsight (PhotometricColorCalibration, MultiscaleLinearTransform to reduce color noise, MorpholocigalTransformation to reduce star sizes and finally HistogramTransformation and CurvesTransformation to make the background darker and boost the colours).

Clear skies, Wouter

Modded Canon EOS 700D with a SkyWatcher Esprit 80 ED on a SkyWatcherHEQ5-Pro

ASI1600MM-C CCD and filter wheel with an 8" TS Ritchey-Chr├ętien on a SkyWatcher EQ6-R
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