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  1. I should have added that if you want to make dawn flats, you cannot just add this on to the end of a normal sequence. After the normal imaging sequence has finished, Sequence will close the roof. It will not automatically re-open the roof even if the dawn flats box is checked. Therefore, if you want to avoid a roof collision you need to wake up in time to open the roof manually! Stephen
  2. Having retired at the end of 2013, I decided I needed a new hobby, so installed (with the help of Rupert from Astrograph) a new ASA system at the E-Eye facility near Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain. The system comprises an ASA400 F8 RC scope having a native focal length of 3200mm, fitted with a 0.69x reducer, converting the system to 2208mm/F5.52. The scope is supported on an ASA DDM85 Premium mount with an ASA bent pier. My camera is a Moravian G4-16803C1 with KAF-16803 sensor, and has a Moravian EFW-4L-7 50mmx50mm filter wheel equipped with a set of Astronomik filters: a deep sky RGB set
  3. I regularly use Sequence to make Dusk flats. It works well if you know what to do. A few points worth noting: 1. As soon as you check the "make dusk flats" box, a window will pop up asking for the configuration file which should be used (and which you must have set up previously). If the sun angle has reached 0 degrees, the scope will start to slew immediately after you select the configuration file. Therefore, you need to open the roof before selecting the file! Sequence does not automatically open the roof in this mode (for some strange reason....). 2. The START @TIME and RUN NOW k
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