Using N.I.N.A. with Astro-Physics mounts

Introduction This document is to serve as an explainer/FAQ for using N.I.N.A. with an Astro-Physics mount. While there is nothing specific to N.I.N.A. that one must set in the Astro-Physics ASCOM driver, APCC, or the mount’s Control Panel settings, there are a number of helpful configuration tips and capabilities within Read More …

Ground Station: Notifications for NINA

Alerts and remote notifications are undeniably useful and can bring peace of mind when running unattended astrophotography sequences. NINA has lacked this feature, however. Not because it was seen as unwanted, but NINA’s rapid internal evolution and the myriad of ways that people prefer to do alerts made the prospect Read More …

Astro-Physics Tools

Astro-Physics Tools is a NINA plugin that implements multiple Advanced Sequencer instructions that are useful for users of Astro-Physics mounts and APCC Pro. Requirements and installation NINA 2.0 APCC Pro 1.9.2.3 or later An Astro-Physics GTO mount! The plugin may be installed by going to NINA’s plugin manager, clicking on Read More …

Introducing NINA: An astrophotography sequencing suite

I have been involved in a new opensource project over the past several months called Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy (“NINA”). NINA is ground-breaking both in the hobby of amateur astrophotography and personally. An artifact of several historical reasons, the world of computer-controlled astrophotography is dominated by Windows applications. As such, Read More …