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Old 15-11-2016, 12:31 AM
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A small bug was found and fixed in v3.20 that affects only the CCD part of APT. In some cases Plan Editor is crashing.

If you are using the CCD part, please download and install again v3.20 from the site to fix the problem.

Many apologies for the inconvenience!
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Old 20-12-2016, 11:45 PM
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Hello,

The passing 2016 brought us serious amount of improvements in APT – 85 new features and more than 40 fixes. All this would not* be possible without your support, feedback, ideas and encouragements!

I want to say big "Thank you!"

APT will welcome the coming 2017 with long list of planned additions and in the top there is a line that contains the word "Nikon" Stay tuned, another interesting year is ahead!

Let the new year bring to you and your families lots of happiness, health, prosperity and many clear nights full of stars!

Happy Holidays!
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Old 21-12-2016, 03:47 PM
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Cheers Ivo, happy holidays. Looking forward to new updates next year.
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Old 22-12-2016, 07:46 PM
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Thank you Jeremy!
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Old 23-12-2016, 08:46 AM
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Well done Ivo, reminds me I think my subscription has expired - time to renew! Was very pleased to discover APT can control my new ZWO cameras! Well done - that is something your competition can't do!

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Old 23-12-2016, 07:49 PM
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Many thanks Matthew!
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Old 28-12-2016, 01:09 AM
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Ivo,

Delighted - you obiviously put a lot of work into your software - manty thanks fro all of us who use it.

I am in the process of moving away from using modded Canon DSLRs and instead use ZWO cameras - so I was delighted that APT can run them. One feature I always found very useful in my DSLR time using BYE was the ability to put a bullseye on the screen when you are centring stars during initial 3 point alignment - whether taking stills or using Liveview - it made for very fast centring. Does APT have similar functionality by any chance?

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Old 28-12-2016, 03:40 AM
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Hi Matthew,

Yes it is possible ( it have been possible since 2010 ), just use the "Target" button - then one between Zoom and Shoot.

More about it can be found here - http://ideiki.com/astro/usersguide/c...t=NzMw&mw=MjQw
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Old 09-02-2017, 09:45 PM
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Hello,

APT 3.30 is here! The first update for the 2017 year comes with many long-awaited features like new skin, focuser control improvements, new sounds system and important fixes. There are also additions as Check Lists, the experimental tool for measuring focuser backlash and better guiding resuming after GoTo commands.

Meanwhile Deep-Sky Planner have added possibility to export observing lists which can be import directly into APT’s Object Browser

The complete list of the changes is available here:
http://ideiki.com/astro/usersguide/what_is_new_.htm
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Old 13-02-2017, 07:39 PM
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Hello,

There is a hot fix 3.31, you need it only if you can't read the CheckLists on your language. Please excuse me for the inconvenience!
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Old 26-04-2017, 07:34 PM
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Hello,

The work on the next major update is still in progress and it will need more time to get a stable form. Meanwhile there are new features that are finished and awaited, so here is a small update (APT 3.33) that packs everything ready for a release

The complete list of the changes is available here:
http://ideiki.com/astro/usersguide/what_is_new_.htm
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does APT support zwo asi1600ccm?
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Old 27-04-2017, 04:19 PM
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Hi Simon,

Yes, APT works with CCDs including the ASI models

You will have to install the ASCOM platform and also the ASCOM drivers for your camera.

Here is more info how to make connection in APT:

http://ideiki.com/astro/usersguide/s...os_or_ccd_.htm
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Hi Ivo,

First of all thank you for APT, it is a wonderful, wonderful software

I was wondering, does APT support devices using the ASCOM ObservingConditions interface yet? If not, are there any plans to include it and when?

Luka
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Hi Luka,

Thank you for your interest and for your kind words!

The ObservingConditions interface is not supported yet, but there are plans to add it in APT 3.50 or 3.60 - with other words sometime before the end of the year
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Hello,

We were hoping to have the new version before the end of this month, however the Nikon support takes more time than we expected...

The long awaited eclipse is closing and we decided to release a "beta" version that includes a feature build especially for this event - "Extreme EOS Shutter mode". It uses serial or DSUSB cable and allows to boost the imaging frame rate from 1 image on every 2s to 1-2 images per second (depends on the camera and memory card speed).

More information about all new features and fixes included into APT 3.35 can be found here : http://aptforum.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=1293

The only two reasons this to be a beta but not fully official version are because Nikon support is not included as promised and there are no tooltips or help for the new stuff. So it worth to update your APT no matter if you will go for the eclipse or not
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There is a new beta with some tuning of the Eclipse features for the EOS cameras with B dial mode and few more things...

http://aptforum.com/phpbb/viewtopic....5&t=1293#p7952
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Old 13-10-2017, 07:39 PM
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Hello,

We are very happy to announce that APT 3.40 is now available! It brings support for Nikon cameras as well as bunch of new features for Canon EOS, CCDs and fixes. Also, there are improvements in the APT site – all Object Browser extensions are now reworked as installations for easier applying, added is new information in the DSLR matrixes as suggested ‘Best ISO’ for astro-photography.

Definitely this is the biggest update in the APT history so far!

You can get APT 3.40 from www.astroplace.net

The complete list of the changes is available here:
http://ideiki.com/astro/usersguide/what_is_new_.htm
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