I’ve been using SGP’s plate solving and it has worked great for me. I have Pinpoint setup as my main plate solve and all the other settings set. Over the weekend, I was successfully able to slew and plate solve to center M101. Last night, however, I was getting an error which I have no clue how to fix. If someone can help, that’d be great!
The error occurs when the plate solving window appears. In step 1, the reference frame is solved. In step 2, this is the message:
Plate solve and Sync to Camera Frame
Failed! Failed to solve scope frame
Solve Failed! No matching stars found.
Check your estimated center-point RA/DEC, and your image scaling and…
I’m on Version 188.8.131.5273