Mattia replied to the topic 'StellarSolver - astrometry.net' in the forum. 2 months ago

on the same boat, this is very hard to catch and debug, personally I have never seen that happening on normal routines, it failed randomly sometimes when loading and slew or just after a meridian flip (which I supposes is still because of the load and slew) and not in a consistent way :|

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Mattia replied to the topic 'StellarSolver - astrometry.net' in the forum. 2 months ago

Hi Juergen and thank you very much for your precise answer!

To answer to your questions: I am not using a DSLR, I am using a ASI 533 when solving, the stellarsolver works and works pretty fast, but I have crash sometimes and that's why I am trying to make astrometry.net working, also I'd like to point out that even with the simulator I can't solve anything using astrometry.

BTW
I changed to smallscalesolving (the 0.0/0.0 has changed now, it was 0 after a reset to defaults probably), I restricted the radius search to 10, I decreased the timeout to 60 (Which anyway is not respected!) and it seems it can solve some pictures, the timing is unacceptable anyway, it thinks for ~5 minutes before giving me back a pair of coordinates so probably some options, when using astrometry.net, are not respected/optimized?

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Mattia created a new topic ' StellarSolver - astrometry.net' in the forum. 2 months ago

Hello people!

Last sessions are giving me some headaches about kstars giving up after a meridian flip. I'd like to denote that  the flip it self works very well, but after the procedure kstars is crashing or eventually it doesn't restart guiding.
A friend of mine has the same exact issue and it seems to be related to the internal solver, after he switched to astrometry he's reporting no more issues.
Now to mine, I switched to astrometry to solve pictures, but it seems to have a lot of issues, the most important is that it freezes my kstars process.
At first I think it was the version (astroberry ships with 0.76) but after a bump to 0.85 the behavior is still the same, the cli seems to work good enough and pretty fast if the RA/DEC coordinates are given (see  

File Attachment:

File Name: solve.log
File Size: 243 KB
) so I am not sure what is going on within kstars; here you can see a screenshot of my options:





I am not sure why astrometry doesn't work as expected, I suppose this may be a matter of options? attached also the entire log from the astrometry solve-field  

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File Name: astrometryLog.txt
File Size: 1,338 KB
(90% of the file is Quad match is out of bound)

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Mattia replied to the topic 'can't compile baseclient.cpp' in the forum. 2 months ago

thanks for your input Jasem! with a bit of magic I was able to compile a .so!

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Mattia replied to the topic 'ASI 533' in the forum. 2 months ago

there is one setting specifically which gave some headaches at the beginning and it's the "white balance", by default for my 533 it was set to something like R95/B60 and the pictures werent' good at all, including calibration frames, I had to set R50/B50 from the indi panel to have decent shots

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Mattia replied to the topic 'can't compile baseclient.cpp' in the forum. 2 months ago

I am using the following command with g++

g++ -w -c -fPIC -I /usr/include/libindi/ -I /home/matt/data/indi/indi/ -I /home/matt/data/indi/indi/libs/ /home/matt/data/indi/indi/libs/indibase/baseclient.cpp -o ./indiclient.o


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Mattia created a new topic ' can't compile baseclient.cpp' in the forum. 2 months ago

Hi!

today I wanted to compile the baseclient github.com/indilib/indi/blob/master/libs...ibase/baseclient.cpp to make a .so to embed in another code. It seems I can't get it to compile as I get these errors:

In file included from /home/matt/data/indi/indi/libs/indibase/baseclient.h:23,
                 from /home/matt/data/indi/indi/libs/indibase/baseclient.cpp:21:
/home/matt/data/indi/indi/libs/indibase/indibase.h:80:13: note: previous definition of ‘class INDI::BaseMediator’
   80 | class INDI::BaseMediator
      |             ^~~~~~~~~~~~
In file included from /home/matt/data/indi/indi/libs/indibase/indiutility.h:29,
                 from /home/matt/data/indi/indi/libs/indibase/basedevice.h:23,
                 from /home/matt/data/indi/indi/libs/indibase/baseclient.cpp:25:
/home/matt/data/indi/indi/libs/indibase/indimacros.h:104:18: error: redefinition of ‘template<class T> T* getPtrHelper(T*)’
  104 | static inline T *getPtrHelper(T *ptr) { return ptr; }
      |                  ^~~~~~~~~~~~

I am not sure if this is the correct way, but looking at pyindi it seems to me it does something very similar to create the package. I also looked through my entire filesystem and I couldn't find any trace of such a shared object (but there is a libindiclient.a) how can I achieve my goal?

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Hi all, I have been using kstars/ekos for months now, and while I don't have any issue to report, I am wondering lately if it's possible to use the PAA when the view to polaris is completely obstructed? meaning pointing the telescope perpendicular to the NCP
I will probably move from the backyard facing north to the one facing south for shooting pics by spring, but the house is perfectly in the middle and I have most of the area close to NCP covered by it.

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