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#1 Dwight J

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 02:21 AM

M 42 screen grab of a 45 second exposure New Year's Day. Taken with Mallincam VSS+, Lumicon Deep Sky filter, and a C6 @ F3.3. Moon was well up. The C6 is becoming my new favorite scope to use as it is easy to set up and has a wide field when used @ F3.3.

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#2 rflinn68

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 04:26 PM

Wide Field? The C6 @ f/3.3 is 500mm. I assume this has been cropped quite a bit. This doesnt look like a 500mm wide field shot but I dont know anything about a Mallincam either. This is my first visit to this forum because I thought I might check into one.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:04 PM

Hi: the chip in a Mallincam is quite small at 7.4 x 4.95 mm and is the so called half inch sized sensor. To capture many deep sky objects a focal reducer is required to give you enough field. The image is uncropped and as it appears onscreen live. At F 10 all I would get would be the Trapezium area. Hope this answers your question and welcome to the forum.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 08:47 PM

I dont know anything about a Mallincam either. This is my first visit to this forum because I thought I might check into one.


Best place for Mallincam information is the Mallincam forum

http://tech.groups.y...roup/mallincam/

Second best place is

http://tech.groups.y...oup/videoastro/

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:32 PM

Dwight........I am thinking a late-night cagematch may be in order!

Nice images!

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:46 PM

You're on Andy! Just need to round up Chuckles and coordinate some clear skies. I am ready and raring to go!

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 03:19 PM

I dont know anything about a Mallincam either. This is my first visit to this forum because I thought I might check into one.


Best place for Mallincam information is the Mallincam forum

http://tech.groups.y...roup/mallincam/

Second best place is

http://tech.groups.y...oup/videoastro/


Thanks guys. I decided I will just stick with my DSLR. Just sent my 1100D to Gary Honis for a Baader UV/IR mod. Cant wait to get it back! Have fun!






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