Thanks, Jasem, So it appears the issue only occurs when I have the cloud storage option enabled. I just ran the simulator with a 5-sequence image cloud storage disabled and it ran with no problem. Re-started the sequence with cloud storage enabled and bombed out on the first image. Look like the debugger caught it.

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Hi Jasem,
I installed EKOS debugger and started KStars and INDI via the debugger tool. Twice when i tried to connect to my profile via EKOS live it crashed KSTARS. I have attached the 2 logs in as well as the log file from one of my crashes yesterday, Not sure if that will help or not.

Let me know if this helps, I will also try to raise a ticket with Stellar Mate.


Thanks,
Lenny

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Yep! Sorry logs would have been very helpful. So here is an excerpt from me trying to capture an image as well as the log showing I had created the dark for that exposure and binning.

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Lenny created a new topic ' broken dependency cant install indi' in the forum. 8 months ago

Hi Folks,
I have been trying to install indi on my PI3b running OS lite using the instructions on this site, however it keeps failing to install indi due to the following missing/broken dependencies:
libindi1 : Depends: libcfitsio7 (>= 3.450~) but it is not installable
Depends: libgsl23 (>= 2.5) but it is not installable
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

I have been trying to resolve this with out success does any one have any ideas.

Thanks,
Lenny

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Lenny replied to the topic 'Pedestal value for light files.' in the forum. 1 year ago

Hi Paul,
Thanks for the response, Yes both are taken at the same temp, offset and gain. On review of my dark images, I may have some light leakage which is causing the higher background values.
Im going to look into that.

Thanks,
Lenny

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Lenny replied to the topic 'Pedestal value for light files.' in the forum. 1 year ago

It only happens when i use lights with my narrowband filter, I haven't used flats for that very reason until I can narrow down this issue. All my lights and darks are taken in the same session with the same temp, gain and offset.
Yes, this is a calibrated light (stretched )its been clipped due to the delta in the background mean between Light and dark. Maybe I have some light leakage in my darks that I should probably check for that.

Thanks for responding,
Lenny

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Lenny replied to the topic 'Pedestal value for light files.' in the forum. 1 year ago

Hi Spartcus,
So I was using the WBPP script in PI, and i did try using the Output pedestal, but the images seem to like detail or contrast. At the moment when shooting, I'm leaving out the darks as I cant seem to get them to work either manually or with WPBB. I have attached the stats to show what I mean.


  



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Lenny replied to the topic 'Pedestal value for light files.' in the forum. 1 year ago

Hi Wouter,
I am using an Altai Astro 26C camera but shooting with a narrow band Quad filter. So I have read the mean background for these images is less than that of the dark. I have attached the Fits from my Dark/Light for comparison both shot at the same conditions Gain 100 Offset 20.




  


 

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Has anyone else had any issues with EKOS not recognizing Altair cameras?  Ever since I updated it during the week it won't connect or recognize the Altair camera. It recognizes the focuser which is plugged into USB on my Altair 26 C so the USB port is definitely working.
I have attached the logs in case anyone can spot anything?  
 

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Lenny created a new topic ' Failed meridian flip' in the forum. 2 years ago

My mount failed to solve its position after a meridian flip the other night and I was wondering if there was an issue or if it was something with my setup. I had it set to flip 0.2 degrees past. 

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log file attached. Would really appreciate some feedback if it was my fault :)

Thanks,
Lenny.

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Lenny replied to the topic 'New users Please read....thanks' in the forum. 2 years ago

That does not compute....robot brain overload :) seems I can reply to posts, but cant create new ones.

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Sorry Jasem, I had no logs enabled last night. Will be trying again tonight.

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I was using this feature last night in the northern hemisphere and doing a polar alignment away from the pole. I found the correction vectors recommended wherein the wrong direction. Also adjusting say Altitude the star never travelled along the yellow line or anywhere near it. So what I ended up doing was looking at the length of each vector and then moving the star that length for the corresponding direction.
I am using a Celestron AVX mount connected via HC and a 6 " RC scope with an AA26C camera. KSTARS is 3.5.2 stable build.
Is there something I need to check or configure to correct this performance?

Thanks
Lenny

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Lenny replied to the topic 'New users Please read....thanks' in the forum. 2 years ago

I tried posting a new post, but it kept bringing me kept refreshing the posting page with the I am not a robot box. There was or is no indication as to whether my post has been submitted and waiting approval or whether it just hasn't posted at all. Should there be a waiting approval pop up?

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