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by Nimitz
Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Polar Alignment
Topic: Do I need to get a different guidescope?
Replies: 10
Views: 1555

Re: Do I need to get a different guidescope?

Success!! did a manual PA with my mount's PS & then turned on SharpCap. Played around with focus and finally saw some stars in the FOV but it was showing no stars detected. Played around with some of the parameters - no joy. Finally decided to just hit the "reset all" button & it solved in an instan...
by Nimitz
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Polar Alignment
Topic: Do I need to get a different guidescope?
Replies: 10
Views: 1555

Re: Do I need to get a different guidescope?

update: after getting up and running on M45 I turned SC back on and the PA tool to see if I could see the cluster. with the ASI120 nose piece off I could see some faint blobs but could not reach focus. put the nose piece on and the attached capture files were the best i could do .... at the end of t...
by Nimitz
Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Polar Alignment
Topic: Do I need to get a different guidescope?
Replies: 10
Views: 1555

Re: Do I need to get a different guidescope?

copy, hopefully i can get out again tonight. One question which may actually be the answer. Once the camera is on & it says it sees 100 stars there are red & yellow squares which appear & disappear as each frame updates but I don't actually see any stars? I have a feeling that this is not correct? D...
by Nimitz
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Polar Alignment
Topic: Do I need to get a different guidescope?
Replies: 10
Views: 1555

Do I need to get a different guidescope?

I've been trying to get PA to work with my new guide camera (ASI 120 mini) & guide scope (ZWO 60mm guide scope) but SC will not plate solve the initial image. I've played around with settings and can get 100 stars visible & using 15 but it doesn't solve. At first i thought I was too far from from po...