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ICameraV2PulseGuide Method
Activates the Camera's mount control sytem to instruct the mount to move in a particular direction for a given period of time

Namespace: ASCOM.DeviceInterface
Assembly: ASCOM.DeviceInterfaces (in ASCOM.DeviceInterfaces.dll) Version: 6.0.0.0 (6.3.0.2821)
Syntax
void PulseGuide(
	GuideDirections Direction,
	int Duration
)

Parameters

Direction
Type: ASCOM.DeviceInterfaceGuideDirections
The direction of movement.
Duration
Type: SystemInt32
The duration of movement in milli-seconds.
Exceptions
ExceptionCondition
MethodNotImplementedExceptionPulseGuide command is unsupported
DriverExceptionPulseGuide command is unsuccessful
NotConnectedExceptionThrown if the driver is not connected.
Remarks

May throw a not implemented exception if this camera does not support PulseGuide

This method returns only after the move has completed.

The (symbolic) values for GuideDirections are:

  • guideNorth 0 North (+ declination/elevation)
  • guideSouth 1 South (- declination/elevation)
  • guideEast 2 East (+ right ascension/azimuth)
  • guideWest 3 West (+ right ascension/azimuth)

Note: directions are nominal and may depend on exact mount wiring. guideNorth must be opposite guideSouth, and guideEast must be opposite guideWest.

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