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Pure python3 skywatcher synscan protocol

Project description

A pure python3 implementation of skywatcher synscan motor protocol. Tested on SkyWatcher AZ-GTI mount and open-synscan project (

SkyWatcher made some of their code public in ( even a C# !WinForm python interpreter application exist. See ( but, been a special interpreter, python integration is limited. This project try to fill this gap.


From sources:

git clone
python3 install

From pip:

pip install synscan


Code sample:

import synscan
'''Goto example'''
#Syncronize mount actual position to (0,0)
#Move forward and wait to finish
#Return to original position and exit without wait

More code examples are in examples directory.

Several CLI (command lines interface) are provided:

synscanGoto 32 10
synscanTrack 0 1
synscanSync 10 12
synscanSwitch 1


See the full documentation []

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