Yep! Sorry logs would have been very helpful. So here is an excerpt from me trying to capture an image as well as the log showing I had created the dark for that exposure and binning.

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Lenny created a new topic ' broken dependency cant install indi' in the forum. 4 months ago

Hi Folks,
I have been trying to install indi on my PI3b running OS lite using the instructions on this site, however it keeps failing to install indi due to the following missing/broken dependencies:
libindi1 : Depends: libcfitsio7 (>= 3.450~) but it is not installable
Depends: libgsl23 (>= 2.5) but it is not installable
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

I have been trying to resolve this with out success does any one have any ideas.

Thanks,
Lenny

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Lenny replied to the topic 'Pedestal value for light files.' in the forum. 12 months ago

Hi Paul,
Thanks for the response, Yes both are taken at the same temp, offset and gain. On review of my dark images, I may have some light leakage which is causing the higher background values.
Im going to look into that.

Thanks,
Lenny

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Lenny replied to the topic 'Pedestal value for light files.' in the forum. 12 months ago

It only happens when i use lights with my narrowband filter, I haven't used flats for that very reason until I can narrow down this issue. All my lights and darks are taken in the same session with the same temp, gain and offset.
Yes, this is a calibrated light (stretched )its been clipped due to the delta in the background mean between Light and dark. Maybe I have some light leakage in my darks that I should probably check for that.

Thanks for responding,
Lenny

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Lenny replied to the topic 'Pedestal value for light files.' in the forum. 12 months ago

Hi Spartcus,
So I was using the WBPP script in PI, and i did try using the Output pedestal, but the images seem to like detail or contrast. At the moment when shooting, I'm leaving out the darks as I cant seem to get them to work either manually or with WPBB. I have attached the stats to show what I mean.


  



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Lenny replied to the topic 'Pedestal value for light files.' in the forum. 12 months ago

Hi Wouter,
I am using an Altai Astro 26C camera but shooting with a narrow band Quad filter. So I have read the mean background for these images is less than that of the dark. I have attached the Fits from my Dark/Light for comparison both shot at the same conditions Gain 100 Offset 20.




  


 

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Has anyone else had any issues with EKOS not recognizing Altair cameras?  Ever since I updated it during the week it won't connect or recognize the Altair camera. It recognizes the focuser which is plugged into USB on my Altair 26 C so the USB port is definitely working.
I have attached the logs in case anyone can spot anything?  
 

File Attachment:

File Name: k_log.txt
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Lenny created a new topic ' Failed meridian flip' in the forum. 1 year ago

My mount failed to solve its position after a meridian flip the other night and I was wondering if there was an issue or if it was something with my setup. I had it set to flip 0.2 degrees past. 

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File Name: failed_meridan_flip.txt
File Size: 937 KB
log file attached. Would really appreciate some feedback if it was my fault :)

Thanks,
Lenny.

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Lenny replied to the topic 'New users Please read....thanks' in the forum. 1 year ago

That does not compute....robot brain overload :) seems I can reply to posts, but cant create new ones.

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Lenny replied to the topic 'New Polar Alignment Scheme and Features' in the forum. 1 year ago

Sorry Jasem, I had no logs enabled last night. Will be trying again tonight.

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Lenny replied to the topic 'New Polar Alignment Scheme and Features' in the forum. 1 year ago

I was using this feature last night in the northern hemisphere and doing a polar alignment away from the pole. I found the correction vectors recommended wherein the wrong direction. Also adjusting say Altitude the star never travelled along the yellow line or anywhere near it. So what I ended up doing was looking at the length of each vector and then moving the star that length for the corresponding direction.
I am using a Celestron AVX mount connected via HC and a 6 " RC scope with an AA26C camera. KSTARS is 3.5.2 stable build.
Is there something I need to check or configure to correct this performance?

Thanks
Lenny

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Lenny replied to the topic 'New users Please read....thanks' in the forum. 1 year ago

I tried posting a new post, but it kept bringing me kept refreshing the posting page with the I am not a robot box. There was or is no indication as to whether my post has been submitted and waiting approval or whether it just hasn't posted at all. Should there be a waiting approval pop up?

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Good afternoon everyone and a happy new year to you!
I am using a Canon 1100D as my imaging camera and an Altair Astro GP130 as my Guide camera. When I take images with my Canon in the CCD module the image is displayed and I can make out my target. However when I try to use the Focuser module or the Plate solving module the images are taken as FITS and I can't see any stars in the images, so plate-solving fails also I struggle to find any stars to focus on.
I have attached 2 images taken with the CCD module one saved as native

and one saved as FITS. You can clearly see the difference.

Is there some setting I can change to have the focus/Plate solve module take native images? or is there a setting I need to enable to have the FITS displayed correctly?

Many thanks,
Lenny.

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Hi Jasem,
Thank you for taking the time to respond, I figured out the problem as it turns out I'm an idiot, For some reason, my sensor size wasn't correct it was off by a couple of pixels so when i was taking FITS images during the capture it failed to frame it properly. Once I corrected the sensor size back to what it should be the issue was resolved.
Apologies for the wild goose chase.
Thanks again,
Lenny.

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