I have a licensed version of Pinpoint and it uses the USNO A2 catalogue (although I have more recent catalogues available). The SGPro instructions imply that if you use Pinpoint to solve images, you have to use the (old) GSC file. If Pinpoint is commanded to solve images, surely it does it itself without reference to SGPro - or does SGPro insist on the GSC?
Second ‘plate solving’ query:
When I download an image using SGPro it is not displayed NSEW (so to speak - ie., aligned with the true sky. I had previously used Maxim which allows the display to be downloaded/displayed true to the night sky (north at top, etc). There may be a consequence for plate solving because when I tried solving this displayed image it doesn’t always solve. When I flipped it to match the true sky, it solved. However, I might have misinterpreted this so can someone comment on the display options (if any)? [day 25 - but many cloudy nights.]