AstroNerd replied to the topic 'Home & Park position' in the forum. 7 days ago

Gonzothegreat wrote: It would be a nice feature to have a Home position (ie: weight down, scope pointing at Polaris) alongside the Park position feature.
reason: Let's say I want to do any maintenance/ check something out, etc... I'd like to hit the Home position button to send the mount/scope in the weight down situation.
It could also help in the polar alignment routine, not having to send the scope all the way back to the park position, which is in my case a long way...


I agree about this idea, and then o bought an EQ8 which has an autohome settings that put is it in the position your mention, which is separate to the park position, so I wanted no more.. :)
not sure how you would implement this without the built in home sensors on the DEC and RA axis that the EQ8 has... I think it would require hardwear modification on other mount TBH

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AstroNerd replied to the topic 'HiPS DSS streaks' in the forum. 1 week ago

Also see these bad images too.....



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AstroNerd replied to the topic 'HiPS DSS streaks' in the forum. 1 week ago
AstroNerd replied to the topic 'Re:HiPS DSS streaks' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

khobar wrote:

Thanks!

I tried the linear interpolation setting - no go.

I see the compression artifacts that get better with zooming in, but I'm curious about the streaks as illustrated in the attached pic. I'm beginning to think they really are airplanes. ;)


Are they not just satellite Trails......?

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AstroNerd replied to the topic 'Re:HiPS DSS streaks' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

I have enabled that a while ago, and to be honest it looks awful and no matter what settings you use it looks awful, i also have a square like pattern all over the image, and the only time the image looks half decent is when it’s zoomed right in on the object....any other time looks terrible....and some things are unrecognisable...
It’s the same on any PC I try it on too ☹️☹️

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AstroNerd replied to the topic 'Driver for Realtek WiFi Adapter.....' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

Ok, so all sorted now, and for anyone else having issues with Realtek drivers for the RTL8812BU or the RTL8812AU then please follow the instructions here, they work perfectly...

deb.trendtechcn.com/

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AstroNerd replied to the topic 'A new FB group for all thinks Kstars, Ekos and INdI....' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

wvreeven wrote: Aahh that's you! Great. I was going to offer as well but I'll leave it in your capable hands :)


Will always need moderators... :)

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AstroNerd replied to the topic 'A new FB group for all thinks Kstars, Ekos and INdI....' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

wvreeven wrote: 17 members only. I hope to be nr 18 and my girlfriend nr 19. The group was created in April last year by the way!


Wouter


Yes I know, I am hoping to take it over, as the admin no longer uses the software so has not got the same level of interest in running the group... :)

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AstroNerd created a new topic ' A new FB group for all thinks Kstars, Ekos and INdI....' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

This is a new FB group trying to recruit members, its for anything Kstars, Ekos and INdI, a place to get help, advice and share experiences, please join up and start helping others.... :)
Thanks for looking

www.facebook.com/groups/428163374611772/?ref=share

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