I am not too sure what is going on. I have not touched anything at all. However, every time I go out platesolving is taking forever. Currently it takes about 2 - 3 minutes to solve a picture. This is all with using stellar solver. I also tried to turn of use scale and location. No difference. I can try to pull logs but I am not too sure that will help. 

Thanks!

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Daniel DeSclafani replied to the topic 'Celestron AVX and Ekos' in the forum. 2 months ago

Still having issues after 2 star alignment. No movement from the mount at all. I tried to access logs but it was not working. Next time I am out I will figure out the log issues with him, 

One issue we did get however was an error. 

[ERROR] Write Error: Network is unreachable 

also, is is possible to connect to the celestron mount with the an rj45 cable instead of the hand controller? 

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Daniel DeSclafani replied to the topic 'Celestron AVX and Ekos' in the forum. 2 months ago

By alignment, do you mean 2 star alignment? We did not do this, I am assuming this is needed hen before successfully connecting to the mount? Ill get the logs turned on as well.

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Daniel DeSclafani created a new topic ' Celestron AVX and Ekos' in the forum. 2 months ago

So,

I am trying to help my friend start using Kstars/Ekos. 

We were having some issues though with the mount. The mount was plugged in through the hand controller and we selected the "NexStar" driver. This did connect to the mount, but it seems that the mount would NOT receive any commands. We could not slew, guide or anything at all. 

How are we supposed to connect? Is the hand controller okay, or should we get a RJ45 to USB connector instead? Does the port need to be set by us? Is there a setting on the control that needs to be chosen? 

Any help is appreciated, thanks.

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What I am trying to do is get an "all sky" camera on my mount for the imaging session. So I would be looking at running my regular imaging mount and guide camera with kstars/ekos. I am then wondering if it would be possible for me to use some additional capture software that is different from kstars/ekos to capture on my all sky camera. 

Thanks

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Just wanted to ask, not sure if this is implemented and I missed it. However, I was looking to see if a temperature stamp could be added alongside the filter, date and duration. I took a bunch of dark frames and unfortunately forgot which ones were which. I also forgot the temperature I was using during the imaging session from a few nights ago since I am going to be using two different temps depending on how hot out it is and how well my camera can cool. 

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Daniel DeSclafani replied to the topic 'Ekos Scheduler' in the forum. 3 months ago

There is a setting that needs to be turned on in the settings. In the bottom rightof the scheduler tab click option, and then scroll on the left side and click Eos. Then click the Scheduler tab, right next to the general tab. Make sure both "Stop Ekos after shutdown" and "Sjutdown_Script terminates Indi" are checked off.

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Daniel DeSclafani created a new topic ' ASI2600MM and Rpi 4 - 4GB' in the forum. 3 months ago

Hi,

Just wanted to know what peoples experiences were with using the new 2600mm cameras and RPi. I ask because the file size is much bigger than what I am using now (183) and I want to make sure I will be able to use the 2600 with the Rpi still . Is it slow to download images or does it run just fine?

Thanks!
 

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Hmm. Okay, I guess this is where I am lost. If I connect over the hotspot from my laptop then how would I still get the internet access/gps location? I am sorry if I am making this difficult, Im just trying to understand. It seems like a source somwehere has to have connection to the internet

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Hi,

Very basic and simple question. I am wanting to go down to a dark site by me that will away from any internet access. So I am sure there is a basic answer ot this basic question, but I just do not know.
So, how would I get internet access on the RPI4 to make sure that the mount/rpi4 knows where it is? Do I need to buy a gps to connect to the rpi4? 

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Daniel DeSclafani replied to the topic 'Scheduler feature?' in the forum. 4 months ago

I believe this is still trying ot be worked out. the current solution for the time being is to create multiple jobs in the scheduler for the same target and set it to force realignment on every job. This way it will constantly realign during the night. Not perfect but it works for now. 

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