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by cuivenion
Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Solver ASTAP versions released between 2020-9-28 and 2020-10-19
Replies: 3
Views: 243

Re: Solver ASTAP versions released between 2020-9-28 and 2020-10-19

Thanks for the update. Do we just need to update the software or do we need to re download the star database as well?
by cuivenion
Thu Aug 06, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: New Application for Live Stack in SharpCap 3.2
Replies: 6
Views: 560

Re: New Application for Live Stack in SharpCap 3.2

Good article. I don't have a alt/az myself but it was a interesting read.
by cuivenion
Sat Jul 18, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Polar Alignment
Topic: Polar alignment not even close
Replies: 8
Views: 792

Re: Polar alignment not even close

Hi, You need to set your location in EQMOD and whatever planetarium software you're using, they need to be exactly the same. You input the longitude and latitude for EQMOD in EQMOD Setup, not in ASCOM, it's in the light vortex guide. If you weren't using the refraction correction in Sharpcap then yo...
by cuivenion
Sat Jul 18, 2020 2:10 am
Forum: Polar Alignment
Topic: Polar alignment not even close
Replies: 8
Views: 792

Re: Polar alignment not even close

....... Also the guide scope doesn't have to be perfectly colinear with the mount. This is resolved when you slew the mount 90 deg in RA the PA tool calculates the center of rotation and determines the adjustments provided..... -Chris Hi, if this is about what I was saying I was referring to the po...
by cuivenion
Sat Jul 18, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Polar Alignment
Topic: Polar alignment not even close
Replies: 8
Views: 792

Re: Polar alignment not even close

You have to make sure the polar scope is aligned with the mount to get any accuracy at all. What apps are you using that disagree with Sharpcap?
by cuivenion
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Live Stacking
Topic: Can Live Stack Work With Short Exposures?
Replies: 3
Views: 487

Re: Can Live Stack Work With Short Exposures?

You could try increasing the gain so that more stars are picked up or go to the align tab and playing with the settings to see if you can get better results.
by cuivenion
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: ASCOM Cameras
Topic: Canon EOS 2000D (Rebel T7) and SharpCap
Replies: 9
Views: 1560

Re: Canon EOS 2000D (Rebel T7) and SharpCap

Thanks. The new ascom driver works a lot better than the old one
by cuivenion
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: ASCOM Cameras
Topic: Canon EOS 2000D (Rebel T7) and SharpCap
Replies: 9
Views: 1560

Re: Canon EOS 2000D (Rebel T7) and SharpCap

Hi, do you have a link to the new dslr ascom driver please? I'd like to check it out. I'm using a Canon 600D.
by cuivenion
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: All Sky Plate Solver GUI
Replies: 5
Views: 686

Re: All Sky Plate Solver GUI

smithn00 wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:14 pm
The feature I want to use from ASPS is to be able to click anywhere in the solved image and get the RA/Dec of that point. Do you know of an app that will do that?
Thanks
Sorry no, good luck with it.