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VPhot Plate solving -- for Gier

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Hi Gier:

I have a couple of mystery images. VPhot refused to plate solve them. So, I got an astrometric solution in SkyX and tried again. Still no plate solving. Might I share them with you to solve the mystery?

Btw: Other images from the same night were successfully solved, thus the mystery.

Ed

Apologies Geir
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Ed Wiley_WEY wrote:

Hi Gier:

I have a couple of mystery images. VPhot refused to plate solve them. So, I got an astrometric solution in SkyX and tried again. Still no plate solving. Might I share them with you to solve the mystery?

Btw: Other images from the same night were successfully solved, thus the mystery.

Ed

Very Sorry! Geir not Gier! Apologies. Geez Too bad there is no editing function on original posts.

Ed

Never Mind -- New upload worked
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Geir: I just tried again and it plate solved. No disregard.

Ed

Apologies Geir
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Hi Ed!

No problem, it takes more to offend me than that :-)

Glad it worked out. But sometimes some images does not plate solve, even though they look just fine. I have not figured out why. It is a complicated procedure I guess, and lots of parameters that can affect the outcome.

Geir

Thanks Geir
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Thanks, Geir.  No doubt things are complicated enough that "stuff" just happens fro time to time. :)

 

Ed

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