steve replied to the topic 'New Internal Guider Features' in the forum. 6 hours 6 minutes ago

you can use the GPG RA guider with a fixed period.


Hi hy and thanks for your reply. I tried it and it worked fine:)
Question: what other stuff needs to be changed in the configuration to make the switch from PHD2 to GPG?
e.g. Does the internal guider look after meridian flip or change in declination between targets?
With PHD2 I make one calibration and use it over and over. Is that the case with the internal guider?
TIA,
Steve


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steve thanked Hy Murveit in topic New Internal Guider Features 6 hours 13 minutes ago

steve replied to the topic 'align does not converge on target: latest git' in the forum. yesterday

Hi again
Still doesn't converge...
log attached.

TIA

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steve replied to the topic 'M 62' in the forum. 2 days ago

Hi

Nice shot
Unfortunately, you lost data by clipping the histogram off left. My guess would be that you lost a lot of stars around the cluster in so doing.
Best to leave all the histogram visible. Control the background by taking more frames and stacking them rather than making it black.

HTH and clear skies,
Steve



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steve replied to the topic '1st light: NGC 7000' in the forum. 4 days ago

hoping for comments on how I can get it better


hi
Not so much on the processing side, but maybe on the capture?

Get ekos to save fits throughout. The frames can then be taken directly into siril, occupy less disk space (you don't need to convert the images) and you'd be sure that they matched your master files.
HTH

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steve replied to the topic 'scheduler: guiding aborted but capture continues' in the forum. 5 days ago

Any problems here?


Hi Wolfgang
Apart from where the alignment failed in the first log, no. Last night once again it ran through astro-darkness (but moon-lightness!) from 11:23 to 04:45 through two targets, 2 meridian flips and a park.

**I'm confused as to where I stand with the git. I have your merged branch. if i stay there, do i get other latest updates too?
Cheers,
steve

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steve replied to the topic 'align does not converge on target: latest git' in the forum. 5 days ago

Hi Wolfgang

I get:

steve@E5430:~/Projects/kstars$ git pull
remote: Enumerating objects: 35, done.
remote: Counting objects: 100% (35/35), done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (18/18), done.
remote: Total 21 (delta 15), reused 9 (delta 3), pack-reused 0
Unpacking objects: 100% (21/21), done.
From invent.kde.org/wreissenberger/kstars
14c60f4dc..7137a2240 master -> sterne-jaeger/master
Already up to date.

I have your master merged branch. Does that contain the latest stuff?
TIA,
Steve

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steve replied to the topic 'scheduler: guiding aborted but capture continues' in the forum. 6 days ago

...and here is an all night log which includes a park...
drive.google.com/drive/folders/13yv_v0Mh..._QO7VzQ6?usp=sharing

TIA

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steve replied to the topic 'scheduler: guiding aborted but capture continues' in the forum. 6 days ago

Hi Wolfgang, everyone

Here are two logs with your merge. Unfortunately align seems broken. I've opened a thread here:
www.indilib.org/forum/ekos/7279-align-do...rget-latest-git.html

But anyway, the second log contains a meridian flip whilst under the scheduler.
Cheers,
Steve

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steve replied to the topic 'align does not converge on target: latest git' in the forum. 6 days ago

Here's another example where alignment works fine first time but then fails...

log attached

Please could anyoine help?
TIA,
Steve

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steve replied to the topic 'New Internal Guider Features' in the forum. 6 days ago

Hi
Thanks for the work.
I use ppec with my eq6 under PHD2 but with a fixed period of 122s.
Question: is it possible to use a fixed value with your new implementation?
Thanks again and clear skies,
Steve

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