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The status bar

The status bar at the bottom of the program window show a number of information.

On the right, three lamp indicate the status of the planetarium, autoguider and devices connection.

When a capture is running the status bar show the sequence number and the remaining time of the current exposure. On the right it show the name of the last saved image and the size of this image.

When a preview is running it show the remaining time of the current exposure, the time of the currently displayed preview and the size of the image

After the exposure time as elapsed the remaining time is replaced by the advance of the image reading process:

  • Downloading: the image is transferred from the camera to the driver.
  • Read image: the image is read from the driver by the program.
  • Display: the image is processed to show the preview on screen.

When the mouse cursor is moved over the image the following information is show in the left part of the status bar:

  • The X/Y image coordinate of the cursor.
  • The pixel intensity.
  • The HFD and FWHM of the star under the cursor.
  • The star total Flux and Signal-to-noise ratio.
  • If the image is plate solved it also show the Right ascension and Declination of the cursor position, using the apparent coordinates if the telescope mount use the coordinates of the date, or J2000 if the telescope use this system. It show the apparent coordinates if no telescope is connected.
en/documentation/status_bar.txt · Last modified: 2019/10/11 17:30 by pch