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    Post Pictures of Your Astrophotography Imaging Setup Here!



    Here is my latest shots of the setup at the new place:



    EDIT 2011:

    Scopes: Orion ST80, SW ED 100 Pro, guidescope 9X50 finderscope
    Mount: HEQ5 PRO
    Cameras Used: Philips 900NC webcam, Canon 450D DSLR, QHY8L TEC-cooled CCD (added Jan 2011)
    GuideCam: QHY5, future guidecam for other mounts (Philips 900NC)
    Software: PHD, Nebulosity, Starry Night Pro


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    Name: Gus OTAs: ED 100 PRO refractor, Orion ST80 (not the CF), 8" Dob stuck in Canada Mounts:HEQ5PRO Synscan mount, Manfrotto Tripod CAMS: Guidecam Philips SPC900 webcams (4), Canon unmodded-450D DSLR

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    Ok I'll bite but later on ! need to probs take a few in the Obsy . I really should be in the sack by now , worked last night. Meant to be going to Perth ( Scotland not Australia , sadly ). Snow fall has scuppered that particular trip now.

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    I have a few problems with my tracking, but it works a treat with a little gin
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    OK I'll byte , I have three camera's and a couple of converted Webcams that fit my Scopes. With home made brackets. My shots arn't that great yet but its always improving. Camera 1 A focal Fuji Finepix S5600, Camera 2 Olympus Fe310 again A focal Camera 3 Otec DC-323 Lens removed and Home made T adapter attached. Photo's Attached.
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    here's my imaging setup. description in signature below.
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    Current Equipment: WO FLT98CF Refractor, Astro-Tech AT66 Refractor, Losmandy GM-8/
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    heres my imaging equipment only updates are an Orion low profile 2 speed focuser and baader MPCC untested because of the weather.



    Heres a pic of my image processing rig.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kwalker View Post
    Heres a pic of my image processing rig.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KeithBC View Post
    Holy cow! Does it have nitrous injection too?
    great idea
    it will stack 32 images in a little more than 30 seconds
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    This is my last set up.
    I have not updated my new set up with photos, which is different only in so much as I have the Cgem.
    The auto guider still has not been used in real imaging yet....but soon...
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