I'm a 35 year old father, living in France, and I love Astronomy. I spend many times on DIY astronomical stuff. This blog is there to share this stuff ! I hope it could help someone.
All my Astronomy mods and stuffs. All this blog is protected by the Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike Creative Commons License. See creativecommons.org for more details.
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Hi ! I will soon release the qastrocam-g2 last version, 4.9. This version will be the last "old style version". The next version (5.0) will introduce many changes (building with cmake, new package generation, qt4 migration, libavifile suppression). Version 4.9 changelog : Cameras : - Philips : - philips cameras partialy supported on kernel 3 - bug
I just wrote a simple tool in order to help star focusing under GNU/Linux. This tool just compute the FWHM of the picture behind it. Link : link Screenshot : It needs Qt 4.5 or above. It's just a pure Qt / C++ app, it should also work on windows (but not tested at this time) Best regards !
Hi ! I worked a bit on astrofocuser. No new features, just a better packaging. See the changelog : Version 1.1.2 now builds with cmake source package generation added debian package generation added rpm package generation added icon added desktop entry added Hop it will help ! Download page : link Best regards !
Hi again ! The qastrocam-g2 source code has been migrated from CVS to subversion on sourceforge. CVS was a bit outdated ;-) Best regards !
qastrocam-g2 4.9.1 has been relased. It's the last version using Qt3. See this post for details : qastrocam-g2 4.9 to be released soon Best regards !
Hi ! I worked a bit on astroavibrowser. See the changelog : Vers. 0.4 - max frame building - sum frame building - median frame building - mean frame building - buttons refresh bug fixed - libavifile not needed anymore - ffmpeg deprecated APIs removed - framerate bug fixed - now builds with cmake - source package can be build with cpack - output can
Not related to astronomy, but simple and usefull stuff. My photo manager, ShotWell, stored all my photos in a /year/month/day/ tree. I wanted all my photos to be stored by month only (/year/month/). I have more than 8.000 photos (30 GB), so, I wrote a small script moving all the files in the parent directory, in the recursive manner, removing all t
I worked a lot on qastrocam-g2 5.0, more 4000 code lignes changed... Changes planned : - Uses cmake for building, instead of the old automake/autoconf system. - Better dependencies management, less libraries required. - The old libavifile library as been replaced by libav/ffmpeg. - The migration form Qt3 to Qt4 is almost done. - qastrocam-g2 become
If you want to use astrofocuser on ubuntu 10.04 LTS, you have to set the visual effects of appearance settings to "Normal" : Best regards !
Two small fixes for AstroFocuser : - The FWHM should now be accurate if you just have one star in the window - It use a bit less of CPU time. Best regards !