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by poolemarkw
Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:58 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Plate Solving Failure
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: Plate Solving Failure

Hi Robin, Sorry for taking so long to get back to this. I tried the Plate Solving feature again and it failed again, giving the same message: "Plate Solve Failed - only 1 stars found. Maybe too few? Try reducing the "sigma" value in SharpCap settings. Error was: Plate Solving Failed: 1 [main] bash 2...
by poolemarkw
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Plate Solving Failure
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: Plate Solving Failure

Thanks Robin, I'll check out both of those options!

Mark
by poolemarkw
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Plate Solving Failure
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Plate Solving Failure

Hi Everyone, I received the following error when trying to use the plate solving function in SharpCap: Plate Solve Failed - only 1 stars found. Try reducing the Sigma value in Sharpcap settings. Error was: Plate Solving Failed: 1 [main] bash 11252 find_fast_cwd: WARNING: Couldn't compute FAST_CWD po...
by poolemarkw
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: ZWO EAF Configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 290

Re: ZWO EAF Configuration

Ok, my next step is to get it installed and work through the configuration. Thanks again for your responses!
by poolemarkw
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: ZWO EAF Configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 290

Re: ZWO EAF Configuration

Thanks for the info. Is the zero point supposed to be associated with the "all in", "all-out", or "center" position of the focuser?
by poolemarkw
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: ZWO EAF Configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 290

ZWO EAF Configuration

Just bought a ZWO EAF electronic focuser that I intend to control from SharpCap. I need to know how to configure it so that SharpCap doesn't let me break my telescope focuser by trying to make it go too far in or out. Thanks! Mark
by poolemarkw
Mon Dec 23, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Polar Alignment Tool - Starting Rotated Degrees
Replies: 3
Views: 577

Polar Alignment Tool - Starting Rotated Degrees

The polar alignment tool first takes a picture of the guide camera view and then you are asked to rotate the right ascension 90 degrees. I always assumed that the first picture had to be taken with the mount at it's index position. Can you you first START with the mount rotated 90 degrees from the i...
by poolemarkw
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Dithering Costs a Whole Frame
Replies: 20
Views: 1350

Re: Dithering Costs a Whole Frame

Thanks Robin!! I appreciate your taking the time to get this functionality implemented. This is a huge and very valuable improvement to me.

Mark
by poolemarkw
Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Dithering Costs a Whole Frame
Replies: 20
Views: 1350

Re: Dithering Costs a Whole Frame

Hi Robin,

Finally got a chance to test it and it's working GREAT for me. I'm doing 2 minute exposures right now and the dither consumed 15 seconds before live stacking continued.

THANKS!!

Mark