Slooh FITS Process

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Slooh
S
FI TS Pilot Program
m
ntroduction
n:
In
ow that the “Slooh FI
ITS Pilot Program”
P
h
has launche
ed, I thought I’d put a few scree
en shots
No
tog
gether to illustrate the
e process of
o how Sloo
oh Members
s can acces
ss and down
nload their FITS data..
w
repea
at the previously published inform
mation rega
arding the program - you can read more
I won’t
infformation a
about it herre: http://fo
orum.slooh
h.com/viewtopic.php?tt=11098
electing FI
ITS Data for Co-ordiinate and Catalog Reservatio
R
ns:
Se
FITS data for
f your Co--ordinate a
and Catalog
g Missions, simply tick
k the “Deliv
ver
If you’d like F
alibrated F
FITS Imag
ges” option when mak
king your Reservation:
:
Ca
cking the “D
Deliver Ca
alibrated FITS
F
Imag
ges” option will automatically tick
k the “Auto
o-Snap”
Tic
op
ption. If you don’t req
quire FITS data,
d
but w
want your PN
NG images Auto-Snap
pped, use the
t
“AutoSn
nap” option
n alone.
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uly 2012
Em
mail Notification:
ected the “D
Deliver Ca
alibrated F
FITS Images” option when mak
king your Co
o-ordinate or
If you’ve sele
atalog Rese
ervations (s
see above), you’ll rece
eive an ema
ail notification when th
he FITS data is available
Ca
forr download:
his is an exa
ample of th
he email no
otification y
you’ll receiv
ve at some time follow
wing the end
d of Mission
ns.
Th
In this examp
ple, the FIT
TS data werre available
e a couple of
o hours affter the end
d of operations at the
eide Observ
vatory.
Te
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ooh FITS Pilott Program
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e Email Lin
nk:
Clicking the
ou’ll receive
e a separate
e email for each FITS data set frrom your Co
o-ordinate and Catalo
og Missions
Yo
wh
here you se
elected the “Deliver Calibrated
C
d FITS Ima
ages” option. Clicking
g the link in
n the email
(e.g., http://www.slooh
h.com/launc
chpad_myp
pics.php?fits=900685)
) will open y
your Slooh “My Pics””
age with the
e “FITS Im
mage Down
nload” pop
pup shown below.
pa
gged in, the
e link will ta
ake you to the login page
p
before
e opening th
he “My Pic
cs”
If you’re not already log
pa
age.
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ooh FITS Pilott Program
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uly 2012
Sa
aving the F
FITS Data to Your PC:
P
se your normal Interne
et Explorerr “Save targ
get as…” orr Google Ch
hrome “Sav
ve link as…”” option to
Us
save the FITS
S files to yo
our local Ha
ard Disk.
g
way o
of managin
ng your FIT
TS data is to
o use the fiirst part of the FITS fille name as
s the
A great
container fold
der/directorry name. That
T
will m ean that yo
ou can easiily search y
your local fiiles by
bjects and/o
or date and
d time just by browsin
ng your fold
ders.
obj
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ooh FITS Pilott Program
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Sh
haring the link:
on’t be conc
cerned abo
out sharing the link in your email notification with othe
er users (e..g.,
Do
htttp://www.s
slooh.com/launchpad_
_mypics.ph
hp?fits=900
0685).
ur email nottification to
ook you to YOUR
Y
“My Pics” page
e, if the link
k is used by
y
Altthough the link in you
an
nother Slooh Member, it will take
e them to T
THEIR “My Pics”
P
page:
his is an exa
ample of th
he link sentt to my ema
ail address when used
d by anothe
er Slooh Me
ember – no
ote
Th
tha
at it’s taken
n them to THEIR
T
“My Pics” page
e, not my own.
o
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ooh FITS Pilott Program
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uly 2012
Alternative Method to
o Access Your
Y
FITS Data:
ou can also access you
ur Slooh FIT
TS data fro
om your Co-ordinate and Catalog
g Missions directly
d
on
Yo
yo
our “My Pic
cs” page (w
without usin
ng the link in the abov
ve example).
cs” page, an
nd select e ither your “Coordina
“
te Mission
ns” or “Cattalog
Just go to your “My Pic
navigate thrrough your folders, an
nd press the
any image. This will
button below a
Miissions”, n
inv
voke the sa
ame “FITS Image Do
ownload” p
popup wind
dow that the email link
k opens.
any queries
s, just drop me a line a
at [email protected]
If you have a
est wishes, and happy
y image pro
ocessing!
Be
xy)
Paul Cox (Cox
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ooh FITS Pilott Program
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uly 2012
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