Difference: StewartBoogertTelescopeStartup (1 vs. 6)

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  1. Start black computer
    1. Should give you the choice of two Windows versions (32 and 64 bit) using the cursors select the 64-bit and hit return
 
  1. Setup optical system
    1. Sync Star before connecting anything!
  2. Start Stellarium
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    1. Connect Stellarium to telescope (Configuration Window -> Plugins -> Telescope -> Start)
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    1. Connect Stellarium to telescope (Configuration Window -> Plugins -> Telescope -> Start)
 
  1. Start MaximDL
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    1. Connect MaximDL via POTH Hub (Observatory Control -> Setup)
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    1. Connect MaximDL via POTH Hub (Observatory Control -> Setup)
 
      1. Verify if camera and focuser are the right ones! (i.e. SBIG Universal)
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    1. Camera control -> Setup
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    1. Camera control -> Setup
 
  1. Start FocusMax (optional)
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    1. Connect Focuser via POTH Hub (System -> Focuser -> POTH Hub -> Connect) - Important: make sure to connect, otherwise FocusMax can crash when you click the Telescope Button!
    2. Connect Camera (System -> Imaging SW -> MaximDL)
    3. Connect Telescope via POTH Hub (Telescope Button -> Setup -> Telescope Selection -> POTH Hub -> Connect)
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    1. Connect Focuser via POTH Hub (System -> Focuser -> POTH Hub -> Connect) - Important: make sure to connect, otherwise FocusMax can crash when you click the Telescope Button!
    2. Connect Camera (System -> Imaging SW -> MaximDL)
    3. Connect Telescope via POTH Hub (Telescope Button -> Setup -> Telescope Selection -> POTH Hub -> Connect)
 
  1. Check coordinates in all programs and on HBX
  2. Check siderial tracking is on (Telescope tab)
  3. Try small gotos
  4. Check MaximDL
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Revision 504 Sep 2013 - PedroPaiva

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      1. Verify if camera and focuser are the right ones! (i.e. SBIG Universal)
    1. Camera control -> Setup
  1. Start FocusMax (optional)
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    1. Connect Focuser via POTH Hub (System -> Focuser -> POTH Hub -> Connect)
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    1. Connect Focuser via POTH Hub (System -> Focuser -> POTH Hub -> Connect) - Important: make sure to connect, otherwise FocusMax can crash when you click the Telescope Button!
 
    1. Connect Camera (System -> Imaging SW -> MaximDL)
    2. Connect Telescope via POTH Hub (Telescope Button -> Setup -> Telescope Selection -> POTH Hub -> Connect)
  1. Check coordinates in all programs and on HBX

Revision 431 Aug 2013 - PedroPaiva

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PPOTH Hub Settings:

  • Connect to Meade LX200
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  1. Setup optical system
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    1. Sync Star before connecting anything!
 
  1. Start Stellarium
    1. Connect Stellarium to telescope (Configuration Window -> Plugins -> Telescope -> Start)
  2. Start MaximDL
    1. Connect MaximDL via POTH Hub (Observatory Control -> Setup)
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      1. Verify if camera and focuser are the right ones! (i.e. SBIG Universal)
 
    1. Camera control -> Setup
  1. Start FocusMax (optional)
    1. Connect Focuser via POTH Hub (System -> Focuser -> POTH Hub -> Connect)

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PPOTH Hub Settings:

  • Connect to Meade LX200
 
  1. Setup optical system
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  1. Start stellarium
  2. Connect stellarium to telescope (configuration window -> plugins -> telescope)
  3. Start maximDL
  4. Connect MaximDL ...
    1. Observatory control -> Setup
    2. Check siderial tracking is on (Telescope tab)
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  1. Start Stellarium
    1. Connect Stellarium to telescope (Configuration Window -> Plugins -> Telescope -> Start)
  2. Start MaximDL
    1. Connect MaximDL via POTH Hub (Observatory Control -> Setup)
 
    1. Camera control -> Setup
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  1. Check coordinates in both programs and on HBX
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  1. Start FocusMax (optional)
    1. Connect Focuser via POTH Hub (System -> Focuser -> POTH Hub -> Connect)
    2. Connect Camera (System -> Imaging SW -> MaximDL)
    3. Connect Telescope via POTH Hub (Telescope Button -> Setup -> Telescope Selection -> POTH Hub -> Connect)
  2. Check coordinates in all programs and on HBX
  3. Check siderial tracking is on (Telescope tab)
 
  1. Try small gotos
  2. Check MaximDL
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  1. Setup optical system
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  1. Connect stellarium (configuration window -> plugins -> telescope)
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  1. Start stellarium
  2. Connect stellarium to telescope (configuration window -> plugins -> telescope)
  3. Start maximDL
 
  1. Connect MaximDL ...
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    1. Observatory control -> Setup
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    1. Observatory control -> Setup
 
    1. Check siderial tracking is on (Telescope tab)
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    1. Camera control -> Setup
  1. Check coordinates in both programs and on HBX
 
  1. Try small gotos
  2. Check MaximDL
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  1. Setup optical system
  2. Connect stellarium (configuration window -> plugins -> telescope)
  3. Connect MaximDL ...
    1. Observatory control -> Setup
    2. Check siderial tracking is on (Telescope tab)
  4. Try small gotos
  5. Check MaximDL
-- StewartBoogert - 29 Aug 2013
 
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