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Old 26-02-2021, 05:41 PM
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Another test session yesterday night and everything was working this time, including restart after the meridian flip.
No idea why it didn't do it the night before.
Maybe Windows is the culprit ???
My last 2 night sessions out ( after my laptop was exposed to the internet to download Startools V1.7, I havenít connected it to the internet in 2 years ) midway through both sessions my mount stopped tracking and returned to home. Reset , reboot and continued imaging ok after that for hours on both nights without another problem occurring
Also the volume on my laptop when using APT ( I like the audio function ) was fluctuating without any intervention ?? Got to be Windows !
Cables and connections all ok
All drivers and com ports up to date and ok
Powered hub ok
Everything connects correctly
Im sure Windows causes some instability or interruption between Astro programs / platforms
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Old 19-11-2021, 12:34 PM
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The long-awaited version APT 3.90 is finally here! It comes with automatic refocusing, advanced plan scheduling, new focusing method, native support for many CMOS cameras and long lists of other new features.

That list is available here:
http://www.astrophotography.app/news

Note: If you are using Windows XP donít install APT 3.90.
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Old 19-11-2021, 05:40 PM
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The long-awaited version APT 3.90 is finally here! It comes with automatic refocusing, advanced plan scheduling, new focusing method, native support for many CMOS cameras and long lists of other new features.

That list is available here:
http://www.astrophotography.app/news

Note: If you are using Windows XP donít install APT 3.90.
Ivo,
Thanks for the notification and update
Did you get time to upgrade the histogram when using the Flats Aid ?
It was mentioned some time ago and would be an advantage in lieu of the existing compressed histogram where you are solely relying on ADU values at each end
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Old 19-11-2021, 07:27 PM
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Hi Martin,

The Histogram was upgraded and now there is Local button. When it is unchecked APT will show the whole 0-65535 range
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Old 19-11-2021, 09:08 PM
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The Histogram was upgraded and now there is Local button. When it is unchecked APT will show the whole 0-65535 range
Thanks Ivo
Thatís good news
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Hello Fellows,

We have released an WearOS version of the APT DC app It shows the Deep Sky Darkness and Narrow Band time for the current night and the current location for easy checkup. As usual it is completely free, without ads, tracking and etc.

Here is a link to the APT apps (Android, iOS, WearOS) page where to find links and QR codes:
https://www.astrophotography.app/mobile_apps.php

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great to see you on this forum ivo! had apt for a year now, goes pretty darn good! would love to see more development in the sequencing space though; the script/command based process is ok for osc imaging, but a change to the ui would make building and reviewing a more complex mono imaging session a lot more user friendly.
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Hi Adam,

Thak you for your kind words!

Could you explain your idea in more details? Personally, am mono imager for many years and will be happy to see your suggestions to improve the workflow.
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no problem, its a great piece of software at a very reasonable price!

re the plan editor / scripting - would be nice to be able to resize / maximise the plan editor so its easier to view all at once.

same with the right side toolbar.

thanks again for the great software!
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Many thanks! Putting note in the ToDo list
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BTW, Friday (Jan 7th) at 20:00 Eastern US time I will be guest in AstroWorld TV

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Hello,

APT 4.00 is here with many exciting features. The short list includes automatic focusing and refocusing for DSLR cameras. One more tab in the main screen Ė Summary Tab which defines a new level of APT usability. The top three are finished with PAPS Ė Polar Align via Plate Solving, implementation of the popular 3-point polar alignment. PAPS is using mathematical problem solution and code made by Rumen Bogdanovski, who made it for the INDIGO and AIN Imager projects.

The full list of novelties is available here:
http://www.astrophotography.app/news

Some features of the full version are made available in the demo

Note: APT 3.88 is the last version that works under Windows XP.
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Old 16-05-2022, 07:25 AM
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Thanks Ivo
Happily using 3.90 so may update later
Clear Skies
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Old 16-05-2022, 07:34 AM
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Thanks Ivo. Was having a few (non-APT) problems overnight when the update popped up so took the time to grab it. Lot of investigating to do. Heck, I'm still coming across things I never realised were there in the old version.
Great work.
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Old 16-05-2022, 08:23 AM
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Many thanks, Martin, Mark!
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Old 11-06-2022, 12:51 AM
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Hello,

PAPS - Polar Align via PlateSolving is not showing accurate results, so the small update APT 4.01 is released to fix that. We have used the opportunity to include a few more fixes and minor new features.

Please update your APT to be ready for the next New Moon

The full list of novelties is available here:
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Old 12-06-2022, 08:19 AM
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Thanks Ivo
I also received my email too

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