Circle Around Target...don't even know what to call this

Discussion in 'STX and STXL Series Cameras' started by sixburg, Jan 7, 2017.

  1. sixburg

    sixburg Cyanogen Customer

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  2. Robert Mueller

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    I think you are right about the rotation. I see a second faint circle around the bright star upper right as well.
    Robert
     
  3. Doug

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    Do you have a rotator? It sure looks like it was rotating while the shutter was open. That line is a trail from a bright star.
     
  4. sixburg

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    I can't see the 2nd circle for the life of me, but my imaging partner sees it too. A very strange situation indeed...
     
  5. sixburg

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    Yep...have a rotator. Can't imagine why ACP would start an exposure before rotation was completed. It calibrates away and only happened this one time.
     
  6. Doug

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    It must have been a glitch, either hardware or software. I'd suggest (a) checking your logs, and (b) keeping an eye to see if it happens again. In any case - not a camera issue for sure.
     
  7. sixburg

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    Agreed...not the camera. A fluke in the first slew of the night.
     

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