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TOPIC: poor alignment after flip

poor alignment after flip 2 months 1 week ago #27195

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Hi everyone
I've around a 200 px error after a flip. It maybe related to this:
www.indilib.org/forum/ekos/3563-meridian...-did-not-happen.html
I have the astrometry indices installed and gotos via the ekos solver are very accurate. I think it maybe due to the tolerance of the solve (within x pixels say)
Question: where do I set the tolerance of the solver? Say, if the target is withing 30 px?

Any other pointers most gratefully received.
TIA,
Steve
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poor alignment after flip 2 months 1 week ago #27204

You set that in the alignment module.

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poor alignment after flip 2 months 1 week ago #27210

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Hi
Unfortunately no mention of meridian limits:(
Haven't I already set it in capture by checking meridian flip?
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ubuntu 18.04
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poor alignment after flip 2 months 1 week ago #27212

The solver tolerance is set in arc seconds, not in pixels. By default it is set to 30" which could amount to 200 px with your telescope/camera combination. If you want the object to end up closer to the center of the FOV you'll need to decrease that tolerance. It is unrelated to meridian flip settings, which indeed are set in the capture module.

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Modded Canon EOS 700D with a WO ZS 71 ED on a SW HEQ5-Pro /
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poor alignment after flip 2 months 1 week ago #27227

There is another option in the settings --> Reset Mount Model After Meridian Flip.

If you're using EQMod, this would be useful.

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