Hi sywong2000, great job.

I did a similar thing a while ago, but not a neat as you build. But i also added a small fan which keeps the rpi4 cpu temp in check.

See images.

regards

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Petar Milevski replied to the topic 'First try at a mosaic' in the forum. 2 months ago

pixinsight is pretty good at combining many images into a mosaic.

I have used in a few times in the past. see below

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Petar Milevski replied to the topic 'Re:Mosaic planning' in the forum. 3 months ago

Hi Eris, thanks for your help. Ill keep an eye out for it.

regards

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Petar Milevski created a new topic ' Mosaic planning' in the forum. 3 months ago

Hi all. It's summer here is Australia so it's Orion imaging time. After a session last night of imaging the house head I thought maybe it would be great to capture a mosaic of Barnard's loop.

But I didn't think of creating my sequence file last night when I was set up. I don't use a rotator so I very rarely change the camera orientation.

This morning I was trying to create my mosaic files and obviously you can't because the camera rotation is unknown and you need to solve once to get this data.

Is there anyway to use my previous WCS and camera orientation data to build the sequence file without having To run the solver? IE offline using your previous sessions data as a starting point.

Regards

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Hi John, have you been able to capture anything yet?

I have the Canon RP. I'm running KStars with Raspbian Buster on an RPi4 a my stable setup. I have no issues with my 550D, but when i try to use my RP it wont download the image.

I have set my shutter release w/o lens as i use my RP on a tracker with manual lenses and it works fine.

I think the issue with KStars with Raspbian Buster on an RPi4 is libraw2.0 has not been implemented yet. I am assuming that because Canon uses CR3 RAW format on the mirrorless cameras, there is still no way to convert a CR3 RAW to a FITS in Raspbian so KStars can do it thing.

When i use my RP on my Asus Tinkerboard (which runs Lbuntu 18.04LTS) the RP works fine.

regards Petar

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Hi Terry, why not try autostakkert instead of Registax for stacking the SER.

It works great.

Then you can use Registax to do your processing.

regards

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Petar Milevski replied to the topic 'KStars v3.4.3 Released' in the forum. 9 months ago

Awesome work guys

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Petar Milevski replied to the topic 'Guiding problem using EKOS' in the forum. 12 months ago

So you are right. For some reason last night it was guiding with no issue. I left everything setup. Got up early this morning to capture C/2020 F8 Swan. And that issue reappeared. Everything ok for about 90 seconds and then RA went off on its merry way again.

As suggested by Kross I checked to see if all corrections were ticked on and they were. I played with the aggressiveness as suggested by krno with no luck.

So not too loose another session I just set the automatic guide star rest of RMS exceeded 3 just to capture the comet.

Now I I don't know what to do.

Again I tried phd2 with the default settings with no issues.

Regards Petar

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Petar Milevski replied to the topic 'Guiding problem using EKOS' in the forum. 12 months ago

Hi all so similar issues to before. So I uninstalled and reinstalled everything.

It's now guiding with no issues. Looks like something was half baked in my last apt upgrade.

Thanks for all your help.

Regards

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Petar Milevski replied to the topic 'Guiding problem using EKOS' in the forum. 12 months ago

Hi All, thanks for your responses. The weather hasn't been the best here, so i haven't had a chance to check your suggestions.

Leave it with me, hopefully over the weekend i can do some tests and report back.

regards

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