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User interface for Spot Seeing Monitor.

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BSD License Supported Python Software Version Package Building

User interface for a Dome Seeing Monitor.

Development of this product evolved from the Blanco Dome Seeing Monitor Probe.

NOTE: This package only supports Python 3 and PyQt5.


The full documentation is at


2.0.4 (2022-01-11)

  • Update to newer python versions

  • Fix warnings in code base (no externally visible changes)

  • Switched to GitHub actions and removed Travis build

2.0.3 (2020-01-23)

  • Fix crash on telemetry cleanup if ROI mode is cycled before buffer fill

  • Fix saved data to not keep using same file

2.0.2 (2020-01-16)

  • Fix startup issues when using minimal configuration file

  • Remove timezone reference in telemetry file timestamps

2.0.1 (2020-01-14)

  • Fix deployment for missing package

  • Fix copyright in About dialog

2.0.0 (2020-01-09)

  • Rewrite of program configuration system

  • Add more information to telemetry files

  • Change to BSD 3-clause license

1.5.1 (2019-12-11)

  • Trap crash if bad ethernet cable is present for Vimba camera

1.5.0 (2019-11-06)

  • Add spot FWHM calculation and display

1.4.1 (2019-10-30)

  • Fix crash on shutdown

1.4.0 (2019-10-24)

  • Use newer version of pymba (0.3.5)

  • Update Vimba camera internals to use new API

1.3.0 (2019-08-23)

  • Add configuration mechanism to stop telemetry directory from being removed

  • Add missing API descriptions

  • Make tag deploy on Python 3.7 build

1.2.1 (2019-08-16)

  • Added timestamp to UI configuration telemetry file

1.2.0 (2019-06-20)

  • Added input validation to configuration dialog system

  • Added tooltips on Data Information section

  • Added units to Gaussian camera configuration tab

  • Added safe camera shutdown on program quit

  • Added updates to documentation

  • Keep program from crashing with no spot and ROI mode requested

    • This also fixed a missed pymba API change

  • Fixed behavior with respect to ROI mode when stopping frame acquisition

  • Corrected OS value for program quit keyboard shortcut

1.1.0 (2019-04-16)

  • Fixed program to handle new pymba API changes

  • Added methodology to configure program via a file

  • Added lots of documentation

  • Updates to telemetry information

  • Minor fixes to configuration dialog UIs

  • Minor fixes to docstrings

1.0.2 (2018-11-20)

  • Fix getting additional 1D PSD plots when switching camera

1.0.1 (2018-11-13)

  • Fix requirements for deployment

1.0.0 (2018-11-12)

  • Add telemetry information file creation

  • Allow saving centroid and power spectrum distributions on a per buffer basis

  • Waterfall PSD plots now log y

  • Fixed Gaussian spot oscillation issue

  • Write documentation for adding a new camera interface

0.8.0 (2018-10-24)

  • Added 1D Power Spectrum Distribution plots

  • Rearranged plots on UI

  • Added color map to PSD Waterfall plots

  • Change data widget to only update once per buffer fill

  • Speed improvement work to obtain 150 FPS for Vimba camera

0.7.0 (2018-09-30)

  • Added configuration dialogs for plots and camera

0.6.0 (2018-09-14)

  • Support for Vimba interface cameras

  • Added menu switching for multiple cameras

  • Added CLI parser for profiling and future use

0.5.1 (2018-09-10)

  • Fix crash when using buffer size spinbox

0.5.0 (2018-09-03)

  • Adding spot oscillation to Gaussian camera

  • Adding new controls to UI

    • ROI FPS

    • Buffer Size

    • Show Frames

  • Centroid 1D plots disable auto range after start

  • Make scatter and histogram plots update at same rate as PSD plots

  • Locking out control buttons to stop unexpected behavior

0.4.0 (2018-07-29)

  • Create ROI frame processing

  • Create and fill plots for ROI mode:

    • Rolling 1D centroid plots

    • 2D scatter plot with axis projections

    • Power spectrum distribution waterfall plots

  • Push ROI data to camera status widget

0.3.0 (2018-07-12)

  • Create full frame processing

  • Added camera status widget

0.2.0 (2018-06-29)

  • Created Gaussian camera and controls

  • Integrated camera CCD frame plot

0.1.2 (2018-05-30)

  • Switch to entry_points use exclusively

0.1.1 (2018-05-29)

  • Testing entry_points mechanism

0.1.0 (2018-05-24)

  • Creating basic application with no functionality

  • Testing deployment

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