Wouter van Reeven replied to the topic 'Ekos slew to wrong terget' in the forum. 3 days ago

The log messages that royy posted contain values like "86401.02 arcsecs". There are 24 * 60 * 60 = 86400 seconds in one day OR in a circle when expressed in hours as usually is the case with RA so my guess is that that value means that Ekos mixes up seconds of hour (24 * 60 * 60) and arcseconds (360 * 60 * 60).

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No, this is not possible with the SkyGuider Pro. But you can do a plate solve and then manually adjust the pointing.

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Hi Magnus,
Indeed, if you see the same issue with different cameras then the cameras are not the issue. Did you check the focuser for any play?

Wouter

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Great image! Can't wait for the color version either.

If you are using a Hotech SCA: those are VERY good. You need to tighten it as much as you can and then it shouldn't tilt anymore. A closer inspection of your image reveals a too close distance in the upper right and slightly less in the lower right and too far in the lower left and slightly less in the upper left. Are you sure this isn't sensor tilt?

Wouter

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Frank,

If you look in Individuals -> Error Reporting in the menu items at the top then you’ll coma across this page

indilib.org/individuals/logs-howto.html

As far as I know, the images are stretched when in 8 bit. Once more, that works fine for me.


Wouter

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It is normal that OSC images are too green because there are twice as many green pixels as red and blue. You can solve this with a proper color balance after stacking them.


HTH, Wouter

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1. Why is switching to 8-bit a problem? IIRC this is done automatically for all ASI120 cameras.
2. Can you post debug logs for further inspection of what maybe going on?

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Wouter van Reeven replied to the topic 'Dual Cameras (DSLRs)?' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

Adding to that: Ekos only allows for one primary camera. If you want to use more than one camera at a time, you will need to use multiple instances of Ekos which require multiple instances of INDI server. I am not sure if that can be run on a single computer.

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Wouter van Reeven replied to the topic 'Dark Flats' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

In that case I repeat my comment at the top of this thread: simply create darks with the same exposure time as your flats and then rename the folder from Dark to DarkFlat and rename the files in that directory in a similar way. I agree that it would be much more convenient to have the possibility to select a DarkFlat option in Ekos but until then this is a perfectly viable option. It is possible to write a bash script to do the renaming automagically if you want though it may be tricky if you have both Darks and DarkFlats in the same directory.

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And before I forget: which OS are you running? Is this Stellarmate, AstroBerry, Ubuntu, something else?

If Ubuntu, which version? If it is not 18.04 then forget about upgrading. The repositories for 18.10, 19.04 and 19.10 no longer are online so upgrading to 20.04 will not be possible.

I'll probably have more questions for you once you write your replies here...

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