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Hi,

is there a way to modify filenames beyond adding a simple timestamp? I would like to have additional information like temperature, etc. in there.

Thanks
Sven

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Hi Swen,
timestamp, duration, filter and name prefix - that's all.

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3 days 18 hours ago
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Sven,

If you have a set temperature you can just include it in the file name, for instance NGC5128_b1g1T-15 etc

Paul

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Good advise from phomer60. You can "abuse" the Object Name field for this. I suppose that this is for quick inspection of the files because the temperature info is added to the headers of the images (either FITS or CR2 in case of a Canon DSLR) so the info is available.


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Hi,

thank you for the answers. I am aware that I can set a prefix or look at the FITS header, but that's not really what I am after.

The capture module seems to support scripts, I guess I could use astropy's fits package to get the required information from the header and write my own filename.

Anyway, it would be nice to expose the different variables inside EKOS to build a custom String, like %OBJECT_%FILTER_%EXPOSURE_%GAIN_%TEMP_%FRAME.fits

Sven

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3 days 8 hours ago
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freiform wrote: Hi,

thank you for the answers. I am aware that I can set a prefix or look at the FITS header, but that's not really what I am after.

The capture module seems to support scripts, I guess I could use astropy's fits package to get the required information from the header and write my own filename.

Anyway, it would be nice to expose the different variables inside EKOS to build a custom String, like %OBJECT_%FILTER_%EXPOSURE_%GAIN_%TEMP_%FRAME.fits

Sven


Yes that's an excellent idea, but it appears no one had time to implement this since there are some many dependencies on the naming scheme when executing jobs. PR are most welcome!! :-)

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3 days 8 hours ago
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knro wrote: HPR are most welcome!! :-)


Oh well, supposedly the skies are not clearing up for at least another week or so.. I might have a peek at the code ;)
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