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INDI Library v1.7.9 Released (23 Jun 2019)

INDI Library v1.7.9 is mostly a maintenance release to fix a few bugs in several drivers.

Manual Alignment instead of Plate Solving

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Manual Alignment instead of Plate Solving was created by Megiddo

Sorry I posted this in another section, but...

A feature where we can move the mount with the "Mount Control Panel" and say... That's it.

Example I've some fairly cloudy nights (oh man, who hasn't) and I see Arcturus and I'm dead center... Click Done. Maybe move to Spica/Vega/Jupiter and do the same.

Now I know the plate solving is great, it really is... but some days it just doesn't work. I can see the bright stars but not enough to get a great solve.
3 weeks 2 days ago #39763

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Replied by knro on topic Manual Alignment instead of Plate Solving

This is already possible. Just issue GOTO to Arcturus, then when the mount is there, adjust its position until you see it dead in the center. Then right click Arcturus again --> Sync

That's it.
Jasem Mutlaq
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Last edit: 3 weeks 1 day ago by knro.
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Replied by Megiddo on topic Manual Alignment instead of Plate Solving

Oh the hours I've spent and I could see my target right there! hahah, thanks Jasem! I just knew there had to be a simple answer.
This also gives me a way to get going before it's dark. I've got a pier that keeps me polar aligned and ready to go, I just need to Align to a star or two, focus and I can be ready to start shooting Jupiter when it gets past that dang tree.

Oh even shooting the Sun, oh cool!

Thanks again.
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