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September 9th, 2012: Autoguiding in KStars

Autoguiding is now supported under Ekos using code based on Lin Guider.

You can read more on Ekos Autoguidng in KNRO Geeky Rants blog.

August 21, 2012: New filters in FITSViewer

KStars FITSViewer now features histrogram equalization and low pass filters, both of which are designed to aid in cleaning up CCD images especially under focusing and guiding conditions.

You can read more on FITS filters in KNRO Geeky Rants blog.

August 20, 2012: Autofocus support!

KStars can now aid you in focusing your CCD. By calculating Half-Flux-Radius (HFR), KStars Ekos tool can command your focuser to reach optimal focus using iterative smart algorithm. Initial trails on simulated CCD are promosing, and field trials are underway.

You can read more on focus support in KStars in KNRO Geeky Rants blog.

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