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by jauunton
03 Jun 2021, 04:19
Forum: Instrumentation
Topic: Guiding problems
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Guiding problems

I did some further testing. I have now got the system to work, I can do plate solves, centres and calibrate and run full frame guiding. I think (and I will need to do another test to confirm this) that the issue I had was using the ASCOM driver directly. My test yesterday was using the ASCOM Hub wit...
by jauunton
19 May 2021, 02:09
Forum: Instrumentation
Topic: Guiding problems
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Guiding problems

Hi, thanks for the reply - in fact guide is 0.5x siderial. The mount (iOptron CEM40EC) is driven via ascom not the camera relays...I am not sure if this is relevant but I have noticed that in Telescope panel the MOVE buttons do not work - I have to check the emulate with GOTO option to get the mount...
by jauunton
19 May 2021, 01:54
Forum: Images, research, events
Topic: Duo NB filter - Eta Carina
Replies: 5
Views: 197

Re: Duo NB filter - Eta Carina

Links updated....
by jauunton
18 May 2021, 00:38
Forum: Images, research, events
Topic: Duo NB filter - Eta Carina
Replies: 5
Views: 197

Re: Duo NB filter - Eta Carina

Sure - This is with an Askar FRA 400, an ASI ZWO 294 MC and an STC Dou filter. The mount is an iOptron CEM40EC. The image is 20x4min subs captured and processed with AA7 using darks and flats....processing is white balance, DDP, then histogram stretch followed by light application of star compressio...
by jauunton
17 May 2021, 05:03
Forum: Images, research, events
Topic: Duo NB filter - Eta Carina
Replies: 5
Views: 197

Duo NB filter - Eta Carina

Taken under Bortle 8 skies close to the centre of Sydney, acquired and processed in AA7...
by jauunton
17 May 2021, 04:54
Forum: Instrumentation
Topic: Guiding problems
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Guiding problems

David, is this now working ok? I use the Lodestar also, mine is driving an iOptron CEM40EC via ASCOM, auto calibration fails - but guiding actaully works (with the default parameters) but I would like to calibrate properly to be able to use full frame guiding and also to cope with target changes (DE...