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New Kstars 3.3.7 ASTAP Plate Solving Speed is FAST!!!

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New Kstars 3.3.7 ASTAP Plate Solving Speed is FAST!!! #45613
FWIW: I just did a blind plate solve in the new ASTAP in Kstars 3.3.7 on my RPi 4-4GB (running SM OS 1.4.3) and HOLY CRAP is it FAST!!! Solved it in about two seconds.

TPO 8" Ritchey-Chretien Astrograph
Moonlite CS focuser with Motor Drive
RoboFocus Auto Focuser
iOptron iEQ45 Pro Mount
Stellarrmate OS (beta) RPi 4, 4GB
Canon T3i DSLR - Primary Cam
Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Guide Cam
Astromania 60 Guide Scope
Polemaster Polar Alignment Cam

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New Kstars 3.3.7 ASTAP Plate Solving Speed is FAST!!! #45620
Many people are having issues with ASTAP, me included, when it does work it works really well, but that is not much of the time, on random sky it solves super quick, but if you slew to a specific object such as a galaxy or Nebula, it does not solve.... so still some work to be done...

Stellarmate OS BETA on Raspberry pi4b
Skywatcher EQ8 pro
Meade series 5000 80mm triplet Apo & Meade 8” SCT (de-forked)
Starlight Xpress SXVR H18, SXVR M25c, Lodestar Guide Camera
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New Kstars 3.3.7 ASTAP Plate Solving Speed is FAST!!! #45638
I had it do a blind solve on a FITS photo of M51 - it had it in a second or two. I'll admit, one test however is not enough data to prove it's reliable...

TPO 8" Ritchey-Chretien Astrograph
Moonlite CS focuser with Motor Drive
RoboFocus Auto Focuser
iOptron iEQ45 Pro Mount
Stellarrmate OS (beta) RPi 4, 4GB
Canon T3i DSLR - Primary Cam
Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Guide Cam
Astromania 60 Guide Scope
Polemaster Polar Alignment Cam

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