Paolo replied to the topic 'ekos DSLR Camera Settings' in the forum. yesterday

Thanks a lot knro!
:) :) :)

Paolo

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Paolo created a new topic ' ekos DSLR Camera Settings' in the forum. yesterday

Hi All,
I would like to use my DSLR camera to take photo with my primary scope.
My DSLR camera is an old Canon 50D.

When I go under ekos --> CCD & Filter and select GPhoto CCD a new "DSLR CAmera Settings" appear where I need to put Sensor Resolution and Pixel Pitch informations.

As suggested I opened the "Digital Camera Database" link where I found this informations... but...
Sensor Resolution is 4760 x 3173 and this is ok....
While the Pixel Pitch is 4.68 µm
On "DSLR Camerra Settings" window ask me for Pixel Pitch two value (0,00 x 0,00) but from previous link I have only one value for that: 4.68 µm

How we need to fill this two field for Pixel Pitch ?

Thanks in advance
Paolo

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Paolo replied to the topic 'QHY5L-II issue after latest indi's updates' in the forum. 3 days ago

Yeah!
Now it works again!

Perfect.
Thanks
Paolo

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Paolo created a new topic ' QHY5L-II issue after latest indi's updates' in the forum. 5 days ago

Hi all,
I'm using QHY5L-II as auto-guide.
Today I update indi's software and after that I'm not able to take a preview from ekos.
When I click in preview button the image still to be in downloading and nothing is happening

From INDI control panel seem to be all ok:

2017-03-21T22:02:08: Device configuration applied.
2017-03-21T22:02:08: Upload settings set to client only.
2017-03-21T22:02:08: Loading device configuration...
2017-03-21T22:02:08: Using default recorder (SER File Recorder)
2017-03-21T22:02:07: Connected to QHY5LII-M-6057e710ac1271436.

Under main controls tab I see the device connected correctly (green light)

However, I noticed that whem I click on preview button under ekos, on INDI control panel --> main control, the Exposure field become yellow.

From the latest packages that has been update I see also the following package:
libqhy:armhf (0.1.8+r2999~201703202003~ubuntu16.04.1, 0.1.8+r3004~201703212005~ubuntu16.04.1)

In addition when I attach the QHY on USB port all is ok:

Mar 21 23:01:39 astroberry kernel: [ 1262.903173] usb 1-1.2.2: config 1 interface 0 altsetting 0 bulk endpoint 0x81 has invalid maxpacket 64
Mar 21 23:01:39 astroberry kernel: [ 1262.903188] usb 1-1.2.2: config 1 interface 0 altsetting 0 bulk endpoint 0x1 has invalid maxpacket 64
Mar 21 23:01:39 astroberry kernel: [ 1262.903379] usb 1-1.2.2: New USB device found, idVendor=1618, idProduct=0921
Mar 21 23:01:39 astroberry kernel: [ 1262.903387] usb 1-1.2.2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
Mar 21 23:01:39 astroberry kernel: [ 1262.903394] usb 1-1.2.2: Product: QHY5-II
Mar 21 23:01:39 astroberry kernel: [ 1262.903400] usb 1-1.2.2: Manufacturer: QHY-CCD

Before the latest updates I was able to take correctly the preview.

Paolo

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Paolo created a new topic ' Horizon limits: scope outside limits. Nothing to abort' in the forum. 6 days ago

Hi all,
I'm going to use kstars+indi in order to manage my mount, an Eq6 pro.

Under INDI control panel --> Horizon, I tried to set the Altitude to 20:00:00, but after that on log tab the message :
Horizon Limits: Scope outside limits. Nothing to abort
is showed continuously

Where I'm wrong?

Thanks in advance
Paolo

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Paolo replied to the topic 'Which software are you using under Linux for....' in the forum. 3 months ago

Hi Oleg,
I'm already using Linux on my PC (Kubuntu) and I already installed all INDI package successfully.

What I'll need to know is which software can be used under Linux in order to stack images, subtract dark frames and so on...

Thanks

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Paolo created a new topic ' Which software are you using under Linux for....' in the forum. 3 months ago

Hi to all,
I'm a newbie on astrophotography and I'm ready to start this new experience using Linux B)
As mount I have an EQ6 and it would be full supported by INDI.
As autoguider I'll have a QHY 5L II mono and for the moment I'll use a Canon DSLR to take photo.

I would like to know which software are you suing to stack images and for darkframe subtraction under Linux.

Thanks in advance.

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