Thread: Auto-darks
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Old 16-03-2018, 04:44 PM
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Do MaxIM created and auto-subtracted auto-darks work as well as regular darks?? They are the same exposure as the sub, then applied at readout to dark-correct the images.

Would adding "real" darks during calibraation later hurt the image in any way, or do they literally mutually exclude each other? I usually let PI run the batch preprocess, so not entirely sure what it does in the script! If I process in CCDStack, I use the calibration setups as usual - doesn't SEEM to affect the data negatively.

Also, any point to using auto-darks during flat frame capture, or is that counter-productive?
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