posted on Feb, 19 2013 @ 10:38 AM
reply to post by qmantoo
Well, I have to make it as easy as I can on the user, as well as myself. An old Windows XP box that is not the main computer the user is using is
fine. The main computer in use mustn't be used for this. It's supposed to scan the sky from dawn to dusk every day, weather permitting, without
interruption. It doesn't have to be connected to the Internet, and power management has to be turned off (therefore, XP).
Also, just to align the cameras requires a laptop screen or monitor. That's done with the alignment program, so that aim of the two cameras can be
aligned at night according to the stars, even though regular usage is in daylight. Lots of people have old computers lying around. If not, they're
And this is all programmed in c.