Luca Rosignoli created a new topic ' Automates Kstar and Ekos' in the forum. 8 months ago

Hi everyone!
I'm working on a project that involves the construction of various stations, each of these is composed by:
- DLSR camera
- GPS
- Weather sensors
- Mount
- maybe other minor devices

All these devices are controlled by a raspberry, in particular i try to use the astroberry distro. My target is to be able to send an e-mail to the raspberry with the instruction and it should be working in automation mode.
So i'm here to ask you some help and idea to create the instruction file. I know that it is possible to use the D-Bus protocol to comunicate with Kstar, but i'm a novice in this field and i don't know where to start.
In addition to this, i need to perform not also a kstar function but also ekos function, infact i need to launch autofocus run, plate solve, launch many image sequences during the night, as also as implement some arrest routine when some trigger is activated (e.g. bad weather condition) and retry after some period. Eventually I have to fill the fits header of the image with the coordinates, the time at wich the exposure was take etc..

I hope I was clear (even though my bad English).
Any help is welcome!!

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