Brian replied to the topic 'IC 443 - Jellyfish Nebula' in the forum. 7 days ago

Very nice. I am going to give this one a try. I have the same camera, did you use any filter?

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Brian thanked Jan in topic IC 443 - Jellyfish Nebula 7 days ago

Brian replied to the topic 'Inputs from iPad help' in the forum. 4 weeks ago

I used RealVNC client with Stellarmate, it has a virtual keyboard, I think most of them do. It's been a while since I used the vnc included with Stellarmate but I think it has a virtual keyboard as well. Did you try swiping in from the left side? There should be a menu there that includes scaling options and I think a virtual keyboard. That was back quite a few versions since I was using it so maybe it is different now.

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Brian replied to the topic 'Internal autoguide in EKOS makes thins worse' in the forum. 1 month ago

I'm interested! That would be great.

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Brian replied to the topic 'Noob question(s) - Initial setup - limits to avoid mount collision' in the forum. 2 months ago

As mentioned I have an Ioptron CEM25P . In the hand controller under settings there is a setting called "set altitude limit". Mine is set to +05 degrees, I'm not sure if I set that in the past or if it is a default setting. In the Kstars planetarium I chose a star slightly above the 5 degree lower limit on the western horizon and selected goto, then just let it track. Kstars stopped tracking when the altitude reached 5 degrees so I would say at least for the CEM25P the lower handset limit is not violated by Kstars. BTW I had no altitude limits set in Ekos.

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Brian replied to the topic 'Noob question(s) - Initial setup - limits to avoid mount collision' in the forum. 2 months ago

I can't help you with the limit positions, I have also been confused by what they mean. I've never set them because I have my meridian flip set to happen a bit past meridian and the max altitude limit setting only goes to 90 degrees I'm afraid no meridian flip would happen. I should try this indoors now that you have reminded me of the situation. Having the limits would be nice to save having a crash.

As for the park position, there is none in the CEM25P. I tried setting one in Ekos when I first got the mount but got nowhere... searching revealed others have the same problem . I don't really see a downside to not having a park position , I just set the home position to be pointing at the NCP and that is where I "park" it.

Hopefully someone can explain the limits.

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Brian replied to the topic 'Camera not detected on TinkerBoard' in the forum. 2 months ago

Are you using newest version of Kstars? I got this message a couple of weeks ago, only I have ASI cameras, I updated to the newest version and all was well.

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Brian replied to the topic 'Meridian Flip Configuration' in the forum. 2 months ago

Just tried this inside and it seems to perform the flip without any capture taking place. Using Kstars 3.40 01-06-20

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