Does this still happen for you?
Just tried latest git on openSUSE w/ plasma 5.21.0, and I don't see that here...

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Peter Sütterlin replied to the topic 'Ekos Polar Align' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

carkinzo wrote: We hope, because every time I tried to use it even seeing the Polar, it never worked for me.

Then be prepared for a very pleasant surprise. I've recently used it to align a mount idoors, looking through a window that only showed S/SE sky....
My main mount is at ~15" PAE. Was a work of minutes to get there.

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Hi,

I've enabled the display of the local meridian in the sky map. But it's at the wrong position. If I set the viewpoint to 'zenith', the meridian line is (more than) 3 degrees west of that location. Same for the south point, the meridian line hits the horizon line not vertical, and is west of the S point. Neither does the RA value of that point where the meridian line hits the horizon match the local sidereal time.
:(

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Peter Sütterlin replied to the topic 'Ekos Polar Align' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

Yes, it is in the latest development versions, and will be in the (soon-to-be-released) 3.5.2.
And it really works impressively.

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Peter Sütterlin created a new topic ' Focuser profiles' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

I'm not sure if I am the only one who has more than one focuser. I have one (EAF) for the main scope, and one (Pegasus DMFC) for the guide scope. In near future I'm getting a third one, to use with a photo lens. The two I have now do need very different settings for AF to succeed, I expect to need yet another setting for the third one, too.
It would be a great help to have a drop-down list with defined profiles, so one doesn't have to remember which settings are needed, and change them manually.

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Peter Sütterlin replied to the topic 'ZWO ASI2600MM Pro support' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

Yes, 1.16.3 should support it. At least a "strings libASICamera2.bin|grep 2600MM" has lots of matches.
I don't have my 2600MM yet, so I cannot test :(

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Using narrow band filters with a color camera is a bad idea. Basically, 3 of 4 pixels will be black if you use and Hα filter. And when you then try to de-bayer it will do that based on the (black) green pixels. If you want to get a reasonable image you'd have to display only the red pixels, without de-bayering before. So you likely need a real image processing program for that...

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Peter Sütterlin replied to the topic 'EQMOD setup' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

I Seem To Remember that this option will cause the align module to not use sync command + goto position, but instead only tells the mount to move relative. It sounded like that could help in your case, but maybe I missunderstood something...

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Peter Sütterlin replied to the topic 'EQMOD setup' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

Have you tried if the 'Use differential slewing' Option (in Align-Options->Scale&Position) improves things? ISTR it is intended for mounts that don't appreciate 'messing' with their modeling...

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AFAIK this only refers to Win/ASCOM. (I don't know for sure, as I have no Windows).
At least I can nicely adjust the offset of my ZWO cameras (3 of them so far) with INDI. And yes, this changes something (watch the histogram of darks shift as you change values).

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Hi,

I wanted to compile the latest git. Compilation went fine. But I create packages for easier install, which automatically checks for dependencies and adds them to the package. If I try to install that generated package I get

Problem: nothing provides qt5qmlimport(KStarsLiteEnums.1) >= 0 needed by kstars-3.5.2-1875_g578da02cb.x86_64

Checking dependencies I also see qt5qmlimport(TelescopeLiteEnums.1) >= 0, for which there's no provider either.
Where are those supposed to come from? Part of kstars? Would I have to add those as provided by kstars in the spec file?

(I have not tried to force install, as I'm observing tonight, running a slightly older version without this qt5qmlimport stuff...)

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Peter Sütterlin replied to the topic 'Starting indserver' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

Yes, that is the driver package. And it contains

/usr/bin/asi_camera_test
/usr/bin/indi_asi_ccd
/usr/bin/indi_asi_focuser
/usr/bin/indi_asi_st4
/usr/bin/indi_asi_wheel

Note, in your manual start you had also used indi_asi_ccd, not indi_asi ;)

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Peter Sütterlin replied to the topic 'Starting indserver' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

Nope, not the same driver. For the wheels you need to start indi_asi_wheel, too

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