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Old 18-08-2015, 11:32 AM
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madwayne (Wayne)
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Hi Mike

Can't help you with your polar alignment question as I prefer to do drift when I setup my EQ mount.

As far as Stellarium goes have you downloaded Stellarium Scope? This little plug in is your interface between Stellarium, EQMOD and your mount. I haven't used it for ages as I use Maxim to dictate my gotos and plate solving, so hopefully it hasn't changed.

Hope that helps.

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Old 08-12-2019, 08:37 AM
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Hi Everyone, my first post here from Sunny and hot! Darwin. I've have just this week got me kit together and have been struggling with PA, so this thread has been a huge help even tho it's been here since 2015 it's relevant to noobies like me. I have a question if I may slightly off topic. I don't have a optical finder scope to aid in sighting the stars for alignment, using an ASI 120mm, through the ASIair Raspberry Pi. Is it possible to get a live view of the guide or main camera? My searches have come up empty handed.
Cheers and thanks for having me.

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Old 08-12-2019, 09:34 AM
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Download Sharpcap and use their polar alignment routine..... you’ll never look back.

Cheap subscription or if you can find a copy of release 2.9 or was free as a development release
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