Gina Davis replied to the topic 'Multiple Imaging camera's' in the forum. 2 days ago

I too would like to run a dual imaging rig with KStars/Ekos/INDI. I currently have a single rig with RPi 3 running the rig with INDI drivers and indiserver and run KStars/Ekos on my indoor desktop under Linux Mint. I can run multiple copies of KStars.

Would I need to use two RPi systems or would it be possible to use just one controlling both cameras and focusers? The problem would seem to be distinguishing between cameras and focusers. There is just one mount control as both rigs are on the same mount.

I guess the simplest way would be with two RPi control boxes with one running the mount.

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Gina Davis replied to the topic 'Widefield Plate Solving' in the forum. 1 month ago

Unfortunately, I don't understand that. However, I shall be trying online plate solving next time I get a chance.

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Gina Davis replied to the topic 'Widefield Plate Solving' in the forum. 1 month ago

Thank you. Interesting that the online index files are better - never thought of that. I'll try online then, I have a fast internet connection - 50MBps up and down.

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Gina Davis replied to the topic 'Widefield Plate Solving' in the forum. 1 month ago

Here is the file that wouldn't solve. Well, tried to attach it but the forum won't accept FITS files so converted to PNG in PI. I think this is the one.

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Gina Davis replied to the topic 'Widefield Plate Solving' in the forum. 1 month ago

Which one? The one that works or the one that doesn't?

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Gina Davis replied to the topic 'Widefield Plate Solving' in the forum. 1 month ago

I've proved for myself that astrometry will not plate solve a FOV bigger than 2000'.

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Gina Davis created a new topic ' Widefield Plate Solving' in the forum. 2 months ago

I'm wondering if there's a maximum FOV that astrometry can plate solve. I and using a 28mm lens on an ASI1600MM-Cool camera with a FOV of around 36 ° in the X axis. Calculated image size is 2172.26' x 1642.26'. I see that the maximum FOV index file is 2000' or 33.3° which is less than the width of my image. I tried taking a previous Light frame and cropped it to around 30° x 24° and tried Load & Slew and it worked in that it solved the image and slewed the mount to about the right position (as far as I could tell because it was daytime). The full size image produced a Solver error, hence my question.

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Gina Davis created a new topic ' INDIDUINO/indi-duino/INDUINO' in the forum. 5 months ago

I've been trying to find out about INDIDUINO and the indi-duino driver as I would like to extend the power of the RPi running INDIserver and INDI drivers to use an Arduino, firstly for reading relative humidity with the DHT22 but later for sensing other atmospheric conditions and automatic ROR control for my observatory. I read in the latest INDI library

+ INDUINO driver fixes and updates.

. Is INDUINO an INDI driver for the Arduino or something else? Is the INDIDUINO project still supported?

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Gina Davis replied to the topic 'Getting started in driver development' in the forum. 2 years ago

I've found the tutorials now having searched the directory structure and the instructions in the Developer Manual rather than the Tutorials from the INDI main menu. I'll follow the READ.ME in the examples directory.

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