Arnold de Bruin replied to the topic 'Two SX camera's' in the forum. 9 hours 25 minutes ago

And, something a bit off topic, do you know why I can't use 3x3 binning with my SXVR-h814?
It would be very helpful for faint stars....
I see that you use the same brand;-)

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Arnold de Bruin replied to the topic 'Two SX camera's' in the forum. 9 hours 28 minutes ago

Btw, it is Halpha emission you see here in pi Aqr.
Uncalibrated but approx 35nm from left to right, R=5800

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Arnold de Bruin replied to the topic 'Two SX camera's' in the forum. 9 hours 34 minutes ago

Hi AstroNerd,
A spectrum looks like this:



Hence the need for a third camera (attached to a separate scope) :-)

Cheers

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Arnold de Bruin replied to the topic 'Two SX camera's' in the forum. yesterday

Sorry AstroNerd, two is not enough: one for guiding, second one for imaging spectra, third one for alignment/platesolving....

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Arnold de Bruin created a new topic ' Two SX camera's' in the forum. yesterday

Dear all,

I use a Lodestar as well as a SXVR-h814 and a DMK
Creating a profile in Ekos, I set the DMK as main and the Lodestar as guide. Do I need to set an AUX for the SXVR as well?
If I don't Ekos sees it anyway......

Cheers

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Arnold de Bruin replied to the topic 'looping without writing' in the forum. yesterday

Brilliant! ;-)

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Arnold de Bruin created a new topic ' looping without writing' in the forum. yesterday

Dear all,

Is there a way to loop frames from a ccd without actually writing fit files to disc?
I ask this because I want looping to check alignment, focus etc and somehow I can't get streaming or live video with my DMK ccd - it gives a black picture.

Cheers Arnold

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Arnold de Bruin replied to the topic 'HD number search' in the forum. 3 days ago

Never mind, I see that the star is found only Kstars doesn't show that its found ;-) It is possible to do a goto however...

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Arnold de Bruin created a new topic ' HD number search' in the forum. 3 days ago

Dear all,
I need to look-up stars by their HD number and there aren't many to be found in Kstars. But I read about the Henry Draper Index.......
Is this an add-on I can install so it finds the associated Tycho-2 star? And where can I find it and how to install if it exists?
Cheers Arnold

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Paul thanked Arnold de Bruin in topic EQMod problems 2 weeks ago

Arnold de Bruin replied to the topic 'EQMod problems' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

Hi Paul,
I had exactly the same problem. It was the gpsd deamon which blocked the port.

Now totally disabled the gpsd deamon. Edited the /etc/default/gpsd script and made:
START_DEAMON="false"
USBAUTO="false"
and also put # in front of the rest...

No problems now ;-)

Cheers Arnold

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Arnold de Bruin created a new topic ' eqmod mount limits' in the forum. 1 month ago

Dear all,
Is there a way in the INDI driver to set the mount limits for RA and DEC the way I used to do in the Ascom driver - see pic?




I feel it is something different than setting a horizon.......

Cheers Arnold

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Arnold de Bruin created a new topic ' nudge star for guiding' in the forum. 1 month ago

Dear all,
Is there a way to nudge the guidestar a pixel or rather half a pixel in hor and/or ver direction?
I ask this because I need this function in order to position the star on the slit of my spectroscope.
This function exists btw in PHD2 and AstroArt, but it would be nice if the internal guider could do this as well
Cheers Arnold

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Arnold de Bruin replied to the topic 'unable to connect to EQmod' in the forum. 1 month ago

This issue has been solved! It was the gpusb daemon that took the port.....

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