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Python interface for Celestron Nexstar telescopes

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Nexstar Python API

This code follows the NexStar Communication Protocol as described in NexStarCommunicationProtocolV1.2.pdf

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The main class is NexstarHandController and supports the following methods:

  • getAlignmentComplete
  • getDeviceVersion
  • getGotoInProgress
  • getLocation
  • getModel
  • getPosition
  • getTime
  • getTrackingMode
  • getVersion
  • gotoPosition
  • passthrough
  • setLocation
  • setTime
  • setTrackingMode
  • slew_fixed
  • slew_variable

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