Patrick created a new topic ' Some pics obtained with Kstars/Ekos/INDIN and a light setup' in the forum. 2 months ago

Hello all,
This is a modest result obtained using a 300mm F/D 4 ED Nikon lens and a Nikon D5300 . The camera was in piggy back on a 80/480 ED AT refractor with ASI120MMS.
I tried to do polar alignment with the Nikon but the camera hangs up after the first or second capture. According Jasem, and to my understanding, this is a known problem that can't be easily reproduced and don't have solution today.
So I made the polar alignment using the 120MM which gives a field very close to the 30' required. I had to do it twice because the target was out of field and hopefully I succeeded because my manual polar alignment was precise enough.

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Well found the problem. the installation of the asi library is the problem as it conflicts with the one installed by oacapture. Unfortunately I had to uninstall oacapture to make it works. This is a new problem that doesn't exists previously.

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Any idea ?
Thanks

Dépaquetage de indi-full (1.8.3~202002231806~ubuntu16.04.1) ...
Traitement des actions différées (« triggers ») pour libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu11) ...
/sbin/ldconfig.real: file /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libsbig.so is truncated

/sbin/ldconfig.real: file /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libsbig.so.4 is truncated

/sbin/ldconfig.real: file /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libsbig.so.4.9.9 is truncated

Des erreurs ont été rencontrées pendant l'exécution :
/var/cache/apt/archives/libasi_1.3~202002240745~ubuntu16.04.1_amd64.deb
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

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Patrick created a new topic ' A cooling and warming curve for cameras' in the forum. 8 months ago

To avoid the problems of freezing on the sensor surface or the sensor cell window while cooling it or warming it that would be nice to define a step by step cooling curve in Ekos options of the camera.

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Patrick created a new topic ' QHY drivers' in the forum. 8 months ago

I have a question to owners of QHY163M cameras.
Is there still issues with the QHY drivers for this caméra on X86 and ARM platforms ?
Thanks for your answers.

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Patrick created a new topic ' Crash when trying to use "In the sky tonight" (CTRL+U)' in the forum. 10 months ago

Hello,
Since last versions I have a problem with the legacy version of Kstars. The "In the sky Tonight" option of the tools menu ends with a crash.
Here are the log of kstars that seems not to explain the problem.

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Patrick replied to the topic 'New ieq_telescope driver: Parking position' in the forum. 10 months ago

If this driver cover all available functions of the CEM60 that is a good news.

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Patrick replied to the topic 'New ieq_telescope driver: Parking position' in the forum. 10 months ago

@Derpi
I have exactly the same issue with my CEM60. Looks like the choice of the current position as parking position is not registered on the mount.

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Patrick replied to the topic 'Moonlite-like focuser' in the forum. 11 months ago

You are right. I will rewrite a specific driver for my setup.

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Patrick replied to the topic 'Moonlite-like focuser' in the forum. 11 months ago

Well that is the answer. Unfortunately my moonlite-like is based on a sketch that worked fine in the past with the moonlite driver of Ekos. So it didn't include this limitation.
Would be nice to have an open driver which use moonlite protocol and would be parametrized on number of steps to avoid such limitations.

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