Does STELLINA integrate dark, flat and offset files?

Does STELLINA integrate dark, flat and offset files?

No.
  • Flat would be complicated to manage because of the field derotator
  • The bias (offset) is not necessarily necessary on recent sensors (more so than on our cameras, we found that it was impossible to control the behavior of the sensor below 0.5s)
  • The dark is managed by our algorithms which carry out the removal of hot pixels as well as the removal of glow. We had considered the possibility of doing it, however it would greatly degrade the user experience because you have to wait for the instrument to do them at the start after, of course, waiting for the product to heat up.
  • The vast majority of people would not be aware of the precautions to take so as not to deteriorate the dark (leave the instrument folded, do not point the lights directly on it, etc.)
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