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by Iver
28 Jan 2021, 16:41
Forum: Image processing and analysis
Topic: Plate Solving Failure
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Re: Plate Solving Failure

Try 10% in the +- Horizontal field.

If you are using a reducer that would change your focal length setting.
by Iver
27 Jan 2021, 17:36
Forum: Instrumentation
Topic: Dither problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 181

Re: Dither problem.

Are you guiding through a Guide scope? It could be mirror shift and or differential flexure. If you are using a guide scope try not dithering.
by Iver
27 Jan 2021, 03:57
Forum: Instrumentation
Topic: Dither problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 181

Re: Dither problem.

Are you imaging with an SCT, could it be mirror shift?
by Iver
18 Jan 2021, 04:14
Forum: Image processing and analysis
Topic: flat frames
Replies: 3
Views: 162

Re: flat frames

The Dark Frame choice in the image tab closes the camera shutter if the camera has one.
by Iver
17 Jan 2021, 21:01
Forum: Instrumentation
Topic: flat frames problem
Replies: 4
Views: 130

Re: flat frames problem

This happens even if you select the imaging camera as 1 and the guider as 2 ?
by Iver
17 Jan 2021, 17:19
Forum: Instrumentation
Topic: basic question about focus
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Re: basic question about focus

I try to set the number of steps between each focus position so that no position on the focus graph tops or bottoms out.
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by Iver
16 Jan 2021, 16:45
Forum: Image processing and analysis
Topic: flat frames
Replies: 3
Views: 162

Re: flat frames

In the bottom left corner of your flat there are some numbers, B is the background average. For my 16 bit camera I try to get that value between 25,000 and 30,000. In that range my flats correct very well. For a 12 bit camera you will need a lower range. In the AstroArt help topics search for "Flat ...
by Iver
14 Jan 2021, 04:27
Forum: General
Topic: link to tutorials
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: link to tutorials

Welcome to the user forum.
The tutorials are part of the AstroArt guide. It should be included with your AA ver. At least it was with mine.
by Iver
09 Dec 2020, 17:24
Forum: Instrumentation
Topic: Guiding problems
Replies: 7
Views: 274

Re: Guiding problems

Many ASCOM mount drivers do not function as a hub and you may need to use ASCOM Device Hub for multiple connections.
Have you used EQMOD with multiple connections before, does it function as a hub?
by Iver
08 Dec 2020, 16:50
Forum: Instrumentation
Topic: Guiding problems
Replies: 7
Views: 274

Re: Guiding problems

Hi, if you are guiding with the Loadstar using a cable from the camera to the mount try setting GOTO as "camera 2 relays" and guide as "same connection as GOTO" If you are using ASCOM pulse guiding (no cable) you need to select GOTO as the scopes ASCOM driver "EQmod" or the ASCOM hub that you have E...