Re: Phd2 Connection issue in APT #EXOS2 #ASCOM #astrophotography

Jim McKee

Plate solving is a life changer for AP.   Nothing better than an auto-centered target galaxy.  I will also suggest looking at NINA for integrating all of the pieces.  I needed better autofocus than APT provided.   NINA also will auto-slew to target, then center the target and start shooting the sequence without having to write a script.
Have fun!
Scope:        Orion EON 115mm APO
:      ES EXOS2-GT w/ PMC-8
Cameras:   ZWO ASI 071MC Pro, Canon 6D Mk 2, Canon 7D2,  EOS 60D Asto Modified
          Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II
Misc:          TELRAD, ZWO ASI120MM Guide Camera, Astromania 60mm Guidescope, Senso Sesto Focus Motor
Software:   EXPLORESTARS IOS & WIN, Stellarium. NINA,  APT, DSS, PixInsight, Photoshop CC
Computer:  Dell Latitude E5450, Windows 10

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