Greg Chapman replied to the topic 'StellarSolver FOV calculation' in the forum. 2 months ago

No problem with side questions! Yes, 4.29 pixel size and 5196 x 3464 sensor resolution are correct for Canon 60D according to www.digicamdb.com/specs/canon_eos-60d/

Is it possible that the Canon 60D and your particular Sony model are using the same sensor?

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Greg Chapman replied to the topic 'StellarSolver FOV calculation' in the forum. 2 months ago

Aha!! That did change the result! I had failed to understand this about the driver for the CCD. I was aware that the driver for the mount built a model that it stores and I had cleared that model. Is it correct to assume that the CCD drivers have a similar characteristic?

Thanks! I'll be testing the results of this in my next session!

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Greg Chapman replied to the topic 'StellarSolver FOV calculation' in the forum. 2 months ago

Some screen shots about the profile



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Greg Chapman replied to the topic 'StellarSolver FOV calculation' in the forum. 2 months ago

Camera is Canon Eos 60D

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Greg Chapman created a new topic ' StellarSolver FOV calculation' in the forum. 2 months ago

I recently acquired a refractor of 714mm focal length and have entered it into my profile. I have all the internal resolver index files stored on my astroberry device. With this focal length, I note that the FOV calculations show 0.0, that the planarium no longer shows a FOV solution and that none of the index files are showing as 'Required".

The actual FOV is 1.79x1.19 degrees according to astrometry,net.

This problem is causing solving to fail and the alignment logs indicate that a proper index file can't be found.

Any idea what I can do to correct the math used by the alignment module?

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Greg Chapman created a new topic ' Ekos image capture failure' in the forum. 8 months ago

I'm quite sure this problem is with something I've done incorrectly but I need some help figuring out what it is I've done!

Problem: Image capture/image preview creates large files with no image (maybe my expectations are incorrect!)

Description: I'm using astroberry connected to an EXOS2-GT Mount with a Canon Rebel 60d DSLR. After centering on a simple astro object, I can see the object in the viewfinder and, if I disconnect the DSLR driver, can capture an image to internal camera storage. If I connect the DSLR driver, INDI control panel indicates that it has connected and I can hear and see that Ekos and Indi are operating the camera without issue (both by reading messages in the log stream and listening to the camera operate). However, the captured images don't even have a discernable single star.

Yes, the lens cap is off! ;-)I've attached some 'proofs' the one that shows the great orion nebula was captured manually as described above.

Thanks for all assistance. I'm a newb and have much to learn!

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