A lot of coordinate packages need the HMS DMS info to have leading 0's for single digit RA or DEC coordinates:

Format 00:00:00 +00:00:00



It appears Ekos is just writing an empty space instead of a leading 0.

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David Rankin replied to the topic 'Port is already used error' in the forum. 3 months ago

Thanks, found the article on this.

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David Rankin created a new topic ' Port is already used error' in the forum. 3 months ago

My Eqod mount just started doing this out of the blue. Had connected without issue before.

RP4 - Astroberry

2020-07-26T21:58:12: [WARNING] Port /dev/ttyACM0 is already used by another driver or process.
2020-07-26T21:58:09: [INFO] Trying connecting to /dev/ttyACM0 @ 9600 ...
2020-07-26T21:58:08: [WARNING] Port /dev/ttyUSB0 is already used by another driver or process.
2020-07-26T21:58:05: [INFO] Trying connecting to /dev/ttyUSB0 @ 9600 ...
2020-07-26T21:58:04: [WARNING] Communication with /dev/ttyUSB1 @ 9600 failed. Starting Auto Search...
2020-07-26T21:58:04: [ERROR] Failed to connect to port (/dev/ttyUSB1). Error: Port failure Error: No such file or directory. Check if device is connected to this port.
2020-07-26T21:58:04: [INFO] Auto search is enabled. When connecting, the driver shall attempt to communicate with all available system ports until a connection is established.

If I just unplug it, plug it back in, then restart Ekos - it works. Any idea what causes this?

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When using Ekos Scheduler to shoot images, I can't rename or move an image until a new image is shot - even after closing the fits preview.

Windows says the file is in use and can't be moved. This causes problems as I'm shooting a lot of areas and sorting the images after they come in.

Is there a way to force it to release the image after it downloads?

Thanks :)

David

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David Rankin replied to the topic 'Few Kstars Questions' in the forum. 3 months ago

Thanks. I updated that file by just copying CERES to the bottom with a new number and name, doesn't show after restarting Kstars.

I'm aware there is a way to use a custom flag icon. I'm wondering if I can programatically make them. I'm doing survey work and would love the ability to make custom FOV icons where I was the last few nights.

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David

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David Rankin replied to the topic 'Few Kstars Questions' in the forum. 3 months ago

I use it on both Linux and Windows, for now I'm working in Windows. Just trying to figure out how to add a custom asteroid. I'm assuming the software just needs the orbital elements.

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David Rankin created a new topic ' Few Kstars Questions' in the forum. 3 months ago

I've been using INDI and Kstars for a while now, and greatly prefer them to everything I've used prior. Thank you to the developers.

I'm wondering if there is a way to programatically add flags? Are these stored in a file somewhere I can modify? I'd like to keep a visual log of where I've shot images in the software somehow. Preferably by leaving the FOV CCD square for each area imaged? No idea if this is possible.

How are the asteroids stored, is there a file I can update to add my own asteroids?

Cheers,

David

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David Rankin replied to the topic 'Install INDI on PI4 8GB' in the forum. 4 months ago

I had searched, and did not see that thread. Thanks.

Ended up just using astroberry, quite happy with the results.

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David Rankin created a new topic ' Install INDI on PI4 8GB' in the forum. 4 months ago

Just got a PI4 8GB, looking to install INDI server, just looking to run remote over wifi using indi-web ect with Kstars / Ekos on a different laptop.

I had used ubuntu-mate in the past, but it doesn't seem to be available for the pi4. Just wondering what my options are.

I don't need Kstars, Ekos - just INDI and no desktop env on the PI.

Thanks!

David

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David Rankin replied to the topic 'indi-web error on Rock64' in the forum. 10 months ago

Got this sorted out with a fresh image, and full install.

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David Rankin created a new topic ' indi-web error on Rock64' in the forum. 10 months ago

Tried both pip, and pip3 to install indiweb on the rock64.

Getting:


Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/local/bin/bottle.py", line 868, in _handle
return route.call(**args)
File "/usr/local/bin/bottle.py", line 1748, in wrapper
rv = callback(*a, **ka)
File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/indiweb/main.py", line 244, in start_server
start_profile(profile)
File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/indiweb/main.py", line 101, in start_profile
if info == 1:
KeyError: 'autoconnect'


Anyone know why this error is coming up when I try to start the server via indiweb?

Thanks

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