Can I interface Stellariun to sensors like a digital compass and gyroscope to get a similar pointing function as say the Celestron Sky Scout? I was thinking of trying to implement this on a Raspberry Pi with an Astro Hat.
The Sky Scout I have used in the past, with binoculars and a trapezium mount, has stopped working because the firmware no longer works with the built in GPS, because it cannot handled dates with years greater than 2015. I am looking for a replacement. I have previously run Stellarium on a Raspberry Pi and now have a Pi with the Sense Hat which has sensors including a digital compass, gyroscope and accelerometer. I see that there are interfaces to control telescope mounts to drive them to the location set on Stellarium. I am looking for a way to reverse this and send Stellarium compass and gyroscope data from the the Sense Hat to drive the display to the same coordinates. Has anyone looked into this or something similar?
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