Support for JNow mounts. The official equatorial system for SGPro remains as J2000 (including the Mosaic and Framing Wizard). This new support feature should correct many issues users of JNow mounts have been experiencing with proper centering and solving. You do not need to do anything, this is detected and translated internal to SGPro.
Added a safety feature that validates "in-sequence" plate solves are within an acceptable tolerance from the reported scope position (this will prevent bad scope syncs and possible damage to gear). If you are found to be out of tolerance, a warning dialog will be presented (and a notification sent to GNS or Email). You have the option to say that the solve is good and continue, or if you do nothing, the dialog will disappear in 10 minutes and the sequence will end (for safety).
Introduced auto focus "software binning" for DSLR cameras (Canon and Nikon users can now software bin AF frames anywhere from 1x1 to 4x4 in order to remove bayer matrix artifacts)
Fixed a bug where SGPro would not attempt to connect to the auto guider if "Dither" was not checked, but a settle time was defined.
Added retry behavior to connect to the PHD2 socket (more robust communication if the socket fails).
Added safety to ASCOM focuser move command that will block until the focuser reports it is done moving (SGPro might be asking the focuser to move too quickly after previous moves)
Added more safety to ASCOM focuser move retry command (There was a case where the sequence could lock if the focuser failed to move properly on the first attempt).
Fixing a bug where the HFR sample size could be 0 for sequences created with SGPro 2.3 (auto focus shows all 0 values for AF runs)
Renamed "Weather Station" to "Safety". Other than the label, it will function exactly as it did before.
Loss of guide star in PHD2 will no longer trigger an unnecessary recovery if the star is lost just prior to a meridian flip or auto center.
Fixed ERR_DEVICE_BUSY issues with Canon cameras
Added support for Nikon D810, D750 and D5500.
Fixed an error that could sometimes occur during the initial connection attempt to PHD2 (on sequence start)
Fixed a bug that could sometimes cause Canon DSLR file name temperatures to read -500C
Fixed a bug that would always require use of an auto guider for meridian flips
Fixed a bug where the TEC cool down would start before the sequence starts when the sequence has a start delay.
Added POSANGLE FITS header (this is the actual positional angle of the camera rotator).
Fixed a bug where SGPro would try to apply temperature compensation to non-light frames.
Closing FlipFlat shutter for Darks and Bias.
Added move to top and bottom menu items to target context menu (fully functional)
Mosaic and Framing Wizard is now capable of entering the rotation angle manually (instead of being forced to use the slider)
Attempt to fix the "black bar" some folks experience in the main SGPro window
Adding new feature that allows you to control the number of captured frames per event (helpful in order to compensate for bad frames and showing only what you have really captured)
Added option when marking a frame bad to also decrement the captured count on the event of origin. http://forum.mainsequencesoftware.com/t/request-ability-to-change-the-event-progress-counter/1007/2
Focuser temperature "smoothing". For the focuser, SGPro will now return the mean temperature over the last 5 minutes. This should help with "jittery" readouts and reduce the number of erroneous autop-focus triggers because the focuser decided to report a spontaneous one degree delta (or similar).
Added two backup systems for the mosaic and framing wizard target lookup system. One is the SIMBAD mirror hosted at Harvard and the other is local database (now installed with SGPro containing more than 10,000 targets (~1MB). SIMBAD in France seems to be down a lot lately so we added this to improve user experience.
Added support for the Nikon D810A
Hopefully fixed the "Right click to center" bug found when using the Astrometry.NET solver
Sequence recovery will now terminate prior to the 90 minute time limit if the scope passes the meridian.
Can now deselect or select all targets by right clicking (a new option in the target context menu)
Added the PIXSCALE FITS header
Added ability for FLI cameras to set readout speed
Note: FLI settings have radio buttons for RBI mitigation (this is not yet functional).
Fixed an issue where trying to blind solve 32 bit reference fits would crash SGPro.
SGPro will no longer attempt to sync scopes / mounts that don't want you to sync with them (Like TPoint in some cases).
Updated the type of high precision timer we use to time images (will hopefully help folks who have been seeing inconsistent wait times for exposures)
The "Direct Mount Guider" is now capable of performing meridian flips
Fixed a bug that would sometimes show an error when rendering the filter image icon
Added Nikon D4 to the bulb camera list
Auto focus pause now occurs prior to AF filter change
Fixed a bug where SGPro would crash if an empty ImageHistory cell was right clicked