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Old 16-05-2016, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Eden View Post
Let's look at the maths. The download time for a 16Mpx image, the storage required (admittedly of lesser concern in 2016) and the eventual processing power and thus the time involved is significant. Going by your 5 second suggestion, that's 120 images per minute and 7200 images per hour? Running that through PixInsight or Maxim? For a typical 3-4 hour session of imaging time (28,000 or so images?), you're looking at the better part of a day to fully integrate and stack all of the resulting data, even on an 8 or 12 thread system.
for anyone considering this camera, the above analysis is wrong by a factor of 10x. The processing will be onerous, but not this bad.

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