Hi,
AstraLite always stores only original non-changed raw frames (light, dark, flat etc) both in "Saving raw frames" and "Live stacking" modes.
Dark frame subtraction (and applying of flat frame) is used only for 1) visualization and 2) live stacking

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Sorry for delay.
Your telescope coordinates are near Polar Star (RA=3.06238, DEC=89.3684). I think the mount can't correctly reacts to guidance signals from AstraLite in this case. Try to point you telescope far from Polar Star and try calibration again

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Thanks for the log file! I will try to investigate

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Hi, yes, it moves the mount and calculates stars offset on each move
I see the problem in you screenshot: you mount is parked (and not in tracking stake) and can't be moved.
I'll fix the program so that it displays a message that you need to point the mount at the desired part of the sky and turn on tracking if the mount is parked

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Denis replied to the topic 'Driver OnStep (LX200 like) for INDI' in the forum. 6 months ago

Hi,Alain

I'm talking about only this:

Date/time: [WARNING] Communication: Ft# error, check connection.
Date/time: [WARNING] Invalid response, check connection.


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Denis replied to the topic 'Driver OnStep (LX200 like) for INDI' in the forum. 6 months ago

I have same issue. I can look at sources. But I need a hint where to look

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Thanks! TCP + json is no problem for me ))

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I'm thinking about how PHD2 and AstraLite can work together. The main problem is AstraLite have to inform PHD2 to stop guiding when AstraLite does dithering and to start guiding when dithering is finished. How to do it?

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Hi,
Simple guiding works both with live stacking and tacking frames. After first frame has taken it should enter mount calibration mode. During this calibration mode program gives standard guiding commands to the mount and see how stars move in frame. For me calibration mode takes about one minute or two.

You can set verbose log level (from options menu) and and try again and upload last log here in forum. To open log folder use "Open logs folder" item in Help menu

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Now Astralite only support simple guiding by main camera (not with separate guiding camera). Read description in first post.

My telescope setup doesn't include guiding camera so I don't plan to make guiding camera support in the near future

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Guiding by main camera is little disguised now )) I will change this in the future to make it more clear.



This means 1) AstraLite will run mount calibration after tacking first light frame, 2) will correct mount position after each light frame if stars move more than 5 pixels relative of first frame

Also I can insert checkbox to make INDI properties tabs standard.

What OS are you using? AstraLite uses current GTK theme in Linux and also allows to select theme (light/dark) in MS Windows.

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Denis replied to the topic 'Ekos EAA Road Map' in the forum. 9 months ago

The only reason I added Live Stacking to my app is to make shooting lightframes more fun. So Live Stacking in my case is just an addition to the shooting process.
By the end of the shoot, you already have the final image by which you can understand what you got approximately for the shooting session.
I don't think anyone will use my program in EAA mode only

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T-Studio, EKos is too complicated application for my taste. I had to watch one-hour video only to understand how to start working with the application. So I'm not sure this is good idea

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