How can I retrieve my pictures in raw format?

How can I retrieve my pictures in raw format?

Before you start your observation, open the battery compartment and plug a USB key into one of the two USB-A ports available.

This will allow you to retrieve the final and raw images captured by Stellina. A pop up will appear in the app, you will need to check 'JPEG' and 'FITS' for the pictures to be saved on the stick. The backup will be done automatically during the acquisition.

  • Final photos that have been image processed by Stellina are available in jpg format,
  • Raw images are available in fits format. You can edit them with the software of your choice like PixInSight or Deep Sky Stacker. You can check our guide related to all Stellina's formats and how to treat them here.

To ensure that your USB key is recognized by STELLINA, the remaining storage space on your key must appear in the first tab of the app (STELLINA Controls).

What capacity for my USB key?

We recommend a key of:

  • 16GB for 3 hours of use
  • 64GB for a full night

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