Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'PAA & CEM25p unexpected behavior' in the forum. 13 hours 29 minutes ago

Check my signature, there is a video HOWTO.

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'New INDI Atik driver - Feedback requested' in the forum. 16 hours 18 minutes ago

RPI4 + Atik2 EFW issue known. I asked Atik to look into it, please contact them for an update on this matter.

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'PAA & CEM25p unexpected behavior' in the forum. 16 hours 21 minutes ago

khobar wrote: The previous two nights I've been using my DIY GOTO LX70 without a hitch with Ekos, etc. Tonight I wanted to capture M31 with my CEM25p and compare the results. I can't get past polar alignment. This is on a rp4 with Stellarmate OS.

Basically, when I click "Start" it takes a pic, solves, slews, and right when it gets to 30 degrees, it beeps and attempts to park. I have tried about 10 times now, making sure GPS location time date etc was ok. It just is not cooperating.

What am I missing? Thanks!


logs?

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'Plate Solving Issues' in the forum. yesterday

Ihoujin wrote: Aren't there advantages to having coordinates in J2000 for consistency across platforms that do the conversion internally? Can we get either both at once or a choice?


Everything is in JNow because that what most mounts report, so when you compare mount and solution coordinates, you need to be looking at the same epoch.

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'KStars Lite 4.0 does not start' in the forum. yesterday

There was actually _another_ crash issue that was fixed recently. Did you try with the latest image from yesterday?

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'Plate Solving Issues' in the forum. 3 days ago

rankinstudio wrote: Interestingly, using the simulators and "upload and solve" the images that were not solving night before last are now solving, sorta.

The positions are off, by over 1.5 arcmin in RA and DEC.

Attached is a screenshot showing the nova.astrometry.net solve, the All sky plate solver solve (astrometry.net) vs Kstars solve.

The pixel scale is also still off in Kstars.

I'm guessing this may have been an issue with the mount location being off. I don't think it was 30 degrees off. Not possible.


Ok, so for clarification (and I just changed the GUI to reflect that). Everything you see is in JNow, not J2000.

There is something odd about your image, your FOV is showing as 0x0.. did you switch telescopes perhaps and didn't solve that one?

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'Modify filename' in the forum. 3 days ago

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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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'The Imaging Source and INDI' in the forum. 3 days ago

Right, let us know what needs to be done to get this in order. Like what we did with the LX200 library.

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'Plate Solving Issues' in the forum. 4 days ago
Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'How to use streammanager?' in the forum. 4 days ago

So both KStars and PHD2 support streaming, so you can look at them.

In KStars, you can take a look here: github.com/KDE/kstars/blob/master/kstars/indi/videowg.cpp

In newFrame, it receives a BLOB, and then depending on it displays the buffer either as mono or RGB (it determines that from looking at the size)

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'The Imaging Source and INDI' in the forum. 4 days ago

Probably 3rd party is the way to go here, though I'm not sure how well the V42L is exposed to 3rd party drivers at the time being.

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