Slews will fail in this situation too since they are canceled for being outside of limits. I’ve just been able to fix a rather obscure problem with my ASCOM drivers thanks to the wealth of information available, including the great Visual Studiotemplates. NO “Telescope, error turning tracking” message, thats good! You now need to find out which IP address has been assigned to the adapter. I open the roll of roof of my observatory otherwise the goto button in ACP is disabled.

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Scope Simulator Information

True if the RightAscensionRate property socpe be changed to provide offset tracking in the right ascension axis. No matter at what observatory this operator is located you can count on being able to call him or her up and tell them, “Corky, please use the Tutorial Telescope and perform a drift scan on Taurus A tonight. For more information see Working with TheSky section 1. Sets the telescope Park position to the current telescope aacom.

You have now defined a telescope in a tdf file in the Telescopes directory! Most users familiar with GOTO mounts will want the same behaviour they always had: ACP thinks that scope is now at home position althought I set park position pointing somewhere South?? I changed the alpha branch to sfope generate an error in this case, see if that helps. The Group moderators are responsible for maintaining their community and can address these issues.


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Press the Show List button. Be prepared for limitations and problems.

ASCOM Scope Simulator Help

The Actual position boxes begin to change until the telescope reaches the requested position. Vixen Sphinx external link Driver for the Vixen Sphinx mounts.

Name Description AlignmentMode The alignment mode of the mount. The state of the telescope’s sidereal tracking drive. ASCOM is a many-to-many and language-independent architecture, supported by most astronomy devices which connect to Windows computers. I am a beginner, I did not know the software called ACP.

When I turn off tracking in ACP, a new slew is going well. True if this telescope is capable of programmed synching to local horizontal coordinates.

Telescope/Mount Drivers

When you told him to use the Tutorial Telescope he knew he could go to the TutorialTelescope. The call will awcom return until the user clicks OK or cancel manually. This version has passed the Conformance Checker tests and has support for programmably changing pier side. It should also work with TheSky6 and TheSky5 but not all functionality will be present.

Telescope Class

In order to keep the interface from occupying much of the viewing area, it was necessary to rely heavily on drop down menus and submenus. On the far right are EL and AZ readouts that report the antenna position from the connected telescope or the sky map’s drawn beam position when a telescope is not connected. While there is much more to learn you should appreciate the simplicity of this interface within Radio Eyes to a radiotelescope. True if this telescope is capable of programmed scppe synchronous or asynchronous to equatorial coordinates.


Vixen SkySensor 6. In addition Corky needs a phone number for you to call him on, or in this case an IP address and Port number. The driver has also passed the Conformance Checker tests see this report. This will install the Platform on a new PC, and it will also upgrade earlier installations of Platform versions 4, 5, and 6. This is a full-featured driver that provides not only ASCOM standard driver functions, but also user access to many of the Temma’s special features.

If you would like to try out the telescope control functions and have gone beyond the demo period, please contact me and I will issue you a new demo period license.

Yes CanSetTracking returns True and the Tracking property works we use it in other software all the time. This property must be False if the telescope does not support homing.