AstroTortilla vs UniMap for plate solving
Posted 21 October 2013 - 09:22 AM
Posted 21 October 2013 - 09:52 AM
Posted 21 October 2013 - 10:05 AM
i've been using arcminwidth - but you can also use arcsecperpix?
If I understand correctly, you're using arcminwidth with a range of 0-200. Certainly doesn't sound ideal. Use Pinpoint to calculate your actual image scale and try 0.1 lower and 0.1 higher (ie I use 1.6 and 1.8 for my 1.8"/px scale) using arcsecperpix.
Posted 21 October 2013 - 10:17 AM
I don't have PinPoint, and I have no interest in Elbrus (you need to set the camera angle correctly every time?!?!?!?!?!) but I will try being very exact.
BTW nice idea with the USB power box.. I went with a similar method (R78B05 DC-DC converter to provide 5V for my USB hub form a battery). Thankfully I don't need 7.5V, but the camera cooler sucks power like there's no tomorrow...
Posted 21 October 2013 - 10:26 AM
Posted 21 October 2013 - 11:03 AM
the reality is I only do 1-2 slews per session, so that's 1-2 solves per session. 20-second solves barely annoy me. I would like things to go faster, but the current scheme isn't killing me.
Posted 26 October 2013 - 09:19 PM
Posted 26 October 2013 - 11:54 PM
Posted 27 October 2013 - 10:00 AM
Dave, it works good
That's all I needed to read! Thanks, Chris.
Posted 27 October 2013 - 10:01 AM
Dave, not that I know of. AT only knows how to talk to ASCOM (and nothing else) on the mount side, so anything with a working ASCOM driver that supports resyncs will work.
Well, I'll have to download it and give it a try. Thanks for the quick reply!
Posted 28 October 2013 - 09:12 AM