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Old 14-04-2008, 01:40 PM
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Originally Posted by [1ponders] View Post
I've often seen this comment about no darks (and not just in this thread) and I just don't understand it. Taking darks is an important part of the callibration process. They don't just remove the repeatable noise, but also hot pixels, bias charge, shot noise etc.
I've often said this as well.
It is important to do darks (as well as flats for that matter), unless you're really pressed for time.
Applying darks does improve the quality of the outcome whether it's a cooled cam or no.
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