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Is It Possible to Sync a SynScan unit with KStars/INDI?

1 week 5 days ago
JonCarleton
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Is It Possible to Sync a SynScan unit with KStars/INDI? #50984
If we assume that one's scope is pointed at an object, centered in the scope, KStars reticle is also pointing at the object, and that the scope can be moved via USB connected to a SynScan hand unit and a remote INDI Server, is it possible to sync the SynScan unit via KStars/Ekos/INDI so that the accuracy of KStars-directed moves are more accurate? Or is one relegated to re-aligning from scratch to correct small variances?

I am aware there are methods involving guide scopes and/or plate solving, but for the sake of this particular question, let's not cloud the water with those presently.

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Is It Possible to Sync a SynScan unit with KStars/INDI? #50988
Yes. Right click the object in KStars that you have centered in your FOV and select SynScan -> Sync. You should see the coordinates on the SynScan display get updated.

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Is It Possible to Sync a SynScan unit with KStars/INDI? #51024
AWESOME! My goal is to improve my automated pointing. I haven't been getting "excellent" goto pointing after a standard 3 star alignment.

Thanks!

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