Last night after a successful meridian flip, autoguiding was not resumed automatically. I think it should, right ?
On Kstars 3.6.0.

Logs attached here.

Any ideas ?

Thanks.
Paul

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Paul replied to the topic 'Plate solving not working again' in the forum. 3 months ago

Any updates on this ? My platesolving also suddenly started failing.. At least on my primary scope.. on my guide scope it still works for some reason.
Strangely it just fails in the middle of my session. It _was_ working... totally clueless why it suddenly stopped working.

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Paul replied to the topic 'kstars update 3.6.0' in the forum. 4 months ago

No, I didn't as I am currently enjoying my holidays. Great to hear about this update.

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Paul created a new topic ' kstars update 3.6.0' in the forum. 4 months ago

Hi,

Is there any idea when astroberry repo will contain kstars 3.6.0 ?
The repo from the upstream maintainers does not support astroberry :(

Thanks

Paul

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Paul created a new topic ' meridian flip issues' in the forum. 4 months ago

After indilib.org/forum/general/12048-target-l...dian-flip.html#84853, I took the advice, and I _slewed_ to the target.

However, it seems the meridian flip fails on "Meridian flip failed, pier side not changed" for many times. Eventually it seems to work out: ""Meridian flip completed OK.", but capturing is not resumed for some reason...

Attaching the full log here. KStars 3.5.9

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Paul replied to the topic 'Target lost after meridian flip' in the forum. 4 months ago

Not sure if I understand your explanation. If I only use the Capture module and set 'slew to target' in Alignment tab, will it be okay or not according to you ?

Yes, I am attaching the full log here.

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Paul replied to the topic 'Target lost after meridian flip' in the forum. 4 months ago

Thanks.

IMHO the software should _always_ slew to the target after a MF.

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Paul replied to the topic 'Target lost after meridian flip' in the forum. 4 months ago

Indeed, it is set to sync.
However, I only this tab to do initial plate solving. I had no idea this tab was also relevant for meridian flip. Did I miss any documentation ?

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Paul created a new topic ' Target lost after meridian flip' in the forum. 4 months ago

The other day I was shooting a target (Deer Lick Group).

After a meridian flip, capturing resumed but it was off by several degrees in declination,
In the attached log you can see before the meridian flip, the telescope was pointing at RA= "22h 38m 08s" DEC= " 34° 31' 49\"".
After the flip there is a plate solving which results in Solution coordinates: RA (22h 37m 39s) DEC ( 37° 24' 54\") Telescope Coordinates: RA (22h 35m 02s) DEC ( 35° 50' 31\")".
Finally we find a "Syncing to RA (22h 37m 39s) DEC ( 37° 24' 54\")".

I do not understand why Ekos does not try to slew back to the original coordinates but just syncs and continues capturing from the wrong coordinates.

Logs in attachment (Kstars 3.5.9)

Thanks in advance,

Paul

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Paul created a new topic ' kstars catastrophe' in the forum. 5 months ago

Hi,I have always been an enthusiast user of kstars.

However, last night, things failed horribly.I wanted to use my new ZWO EAF and I started the imaging session with a refocus of every 60 minutes.When I checked my setup in the morning I saw my camera was stuck on one of the tripod legs, even though I had configured kstars to return to home position on the right time.
However, kstars had crashed so the mount kept on going. I am still not clear if there is any damage but I am very concerned :(

Moreover, even though I think the refocus worked (looking at the logs), no more pictures were taken after the first refocus.I am attaching the logs here and also pointing to the core dump .

This is on astroberry with kstars 3.5.8 stable and indi Code v1.9.5.1-6-gfd391d51b. Protocol 1.7.

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Hi,

Last night my imaging session failed after ~165 images. I have attached the logs.
It's my impression this problem has gotten worse since a recent upgrade.

running this on astroberry with:
INDI Library: 1.9.5
Code v1.9.5.1-6-gfd391d51b. Protocol 1.7.
Kstars 3.5.8
libasi 1.22-2

The problem was gone after I restarted Indi in the morning.

Any ideas ?

Thanks

Paul

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Paul replied to the topic 'Inconsistent polar alignment results' in the forum. 1 year ago

Just wanted to share I found the cause. The skyguider pro was not entirely stable when doing PAA. I fixed this and now the results are much better. however, still some minor variation between consecutive runs.

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The latest version of kstars there is just 3.5.4. Which is also available in the normal repositories. Wanted to try out some 3.5.5 nightly builds.

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I was rather thinking the other way around. ppa:mutlaqja/ppa currently only contains builds for ubuntu. was wondering if other platforms could be included there.

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