NexStar mount driver
Any NexStar protocol compatible mount (SkyWatcher; Celestron; Orion; ...) connected over serial port or network.
Single device is present on startup (no hot-plug support).
This driver is platform independent.
INDIGO Astronomy open-source license.
Driver is developed and tested with:
- SkyWatcher AZ-EQ6 GT
- SkyWatcher EQ6 Pro
- Celestron Advanced VX
Use URL in form tcp://host:port to connect to the mount over network (default port is 9999). To export the mount over the network one can use Nexbridge https://sourceforge.net/projects/nexbridge
This driver uses libnexstar library https://sourceforge.net/projects/libnexstar/
A non-standard switch property "Guider rate" is provided by this driver.