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The importance of uploading your data. Why there is no direct access to RAW data ?

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The files stored in the memory of your telescope use a specific format that needs to be processed on our servers to generate RAW data in FITS, TIFF, or PNG format. Therefore, we came up with a server/link system. Today, our users can download their data 24/7 via a fully automated secure platform : UniData Access.

We want to highlight the importance and necessity of uploading your observation data to our servers, as it plays a crucial role in improving our image processing algorithms and developing new exciting technologies.

At Unistellar, we strive to enhance the astronomical experience for all of our users.

By analyzing the observation data you share with us, we gain valuable insights into the performance of our devices and the quality of the images captured. This data serves as a foundation for us to continually refine and optimize our image processing algorithms, ensuring that every observation made with Unistellar is of the highest possible quality.

Our imaging technologies hold tremendous potential for revolutionizing the way we explore and observe the cosmos. However, developing such groundbreaking technologies requires extensive research and analysis of diverse observation data sets. By contributing your observation data to our servers, you become an integral part of this innovative journey, driving advancements that benefit the entire Unistellar community.

Your sharing also makes scientific discoveries possible, and Unistellar will mention your contribution to those discoveries if you wish. As is customary in these situations, the results of analyzes that produce discoveries are the property of the people who did the analysis, that is to say, Unistellar and its scientific partners.

The data and metadata collected by Unistellar are your observations, geolocations, and timestamps. This data is processed in a way that preserves your anonymity until the moment of discovery, at which time you can tell us if you wish to be mentioned.

By uploading your observation data, you join a community of passionate stargazers who are collectively contributing to the advancement of astronomy and the exploration of the universe. Together, we can unlock new discoveries, uncover hidden celestial wonders, and push the boundaries of what is possible.

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