Re: What guiding program are you using?


I also use PHD2 along with SGP without issues. It's the best $99 ever spent for an automation software called SGP.


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I’ve used both PHD and MaxIm and have had no problems with either one.

Why do you say that PHD can be very frustrating? Honestly, I think it’s one of the easiest guiding packages out there.

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On 11/7/2018 10:55 PM, marfig1970@... [ap-gto] wrote:
> I have always used PHD2 with my Mach1, but sometimes this can be very
> frustrating and I wondered what other alternatives there are.

Currently I use TheSkyX with its Camera add-on. It works reasonable
well. In the near future I'll be using MaxIm with ACP for totally
automated imaging. FocusMax rounds-out the software.

I used this trio with great success from about 2003 through 2010, when
we sold our house.

At our new house, the observatory is complete, and I'm nearly finished
setting up the observatory.


Mike Dodd
Louisa County, Virginia USA

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