I used this app for the first time last night. Liked the idea of the app. Issue I was having when I would ask the telescope to move. Times it worked perfect. Other times my 6SE would not move. I would tap the app again and it still would not move or respond. Then the 3rd or 4th time it would move. It would move as much as if I held it down for all 3-4 times. Not sure why the app was not sending the message the telescope the first 2-3 times. If that lag issue can be fixed I think this app would be spot on. Liked how it saved me the steps with the hand controller entering in time and other information.
Stuck in portrait I have a galaxy note 3 and for the last week or so Skyportal wont recognize orientation anymore. (Tried toggling orientation, restarting phone and uninstalling/reinstalling app) I really like using the program with C11 HD.....
Has been great. Not so good anymore! Latest version does not provide info about local astronomy events. Location selection from map does not work, pretending no internet access is available, and this on all my devices. Finally, telescope control (slt 130), is very erratic, loosing connection, and not allowing to start a connection with a clean slate of alignment stars.
Its ok Took the free download since I have a Celestron telescope. It works okay, but the compass feature is useless. Also, it doesn't seem to track the proper alignment of the stars, so if you're using it to get your bearings, it doesn't work. Overall, it's accurate but leave me lacking
Can't get it to work right When I pressed the settings button it would crash. Downloaded it once again - now I can enter into the settings menu but although I alter the settings (e.g. changing the location) it has no effect whatsoever and the settings remain on the default. Rendering the app virtually useless. (I have a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, D5803. Android Version 5.1.1)
Freezes I have galaxy s6. When it works, it works nice, but it the app will randomly freeze. Then you have to realign which is not too bad but annoying. 5 start if you fix it. Also slew buttons tend to stick.
Version 1.5.6 Support for StarSense Accessory
-- Telescope control with StarSense, app now automatically aligns the telescope with a single tap.
-- Supports StarSense EQ, Alt-Az, and Wedge align, and StarSense Manual Align.
- bug fix: Links in object descriptions will not crash the app.
- Improvements to the UI
- bug fix: unable to configure SkyQLink module for AP mode.
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