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by SteveMcN
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:47 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Something new in development...
Replies: 43
Views: 8540

Re: Something new in development...

I might be a little off topic here, but would gladly offer some time testing 3.3 particularly for the feature mentioned elsewhere that will allow a connected DSLR to control (stop) continuous imaging with associated shutter flip. While I am new to SharpCap, this is the one upcoming feature that I w...
by SteveMcN
Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Help Using ASTAP for Platesolving
Replies: 3
Views: 308

Re: Help Using ASTAP for Platesolving

Thanks for the quick reply and for confirming my suspicions. I'll get cracking on mklink - it has been my friend for years ;)

Might I humbly suggest an option in a future release to manually specify a non-standard path to ASTAP...
by SteveMcN
Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:36 am
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Help Using ASTAP for Platesolving
Replies: 3
Views: 308

Help Using ASTAP for Platesolving

I am trying to get SC to use ASTAP for PS but if I select Astap as the "Preferred Plate Solver" in settings, SC ignores it and still uses astrometry.net. I can't find anywhere to tell SC where my ASTAP is installed so I suspect it is looking for it in a standard location. My ASTAP is installed in a ...
by SteveMcN
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:27 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: All Sky Plate Solver GUI
Replies: 5
Views: 463

Re: All Sky Plate Solver GUI

I use the ASPS gui successfully but I nearly gave up on it in the initial stages. I found that to make it solve reliably I had to add between 5% and 15% to the nominal focal length for the telescopes I was using it with. I had to do the same when using it via APT as well. Before giving up I would tr...