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CGEM not suitable for serious astrophotography?

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#76 tboconnor

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:19 AM

just a mini followup - Im having a ball with the CGEM Unguided :) So far only 30 sec - 1 minute with my refractor. (a megrez 90) I havent tried too much longer, because LP kills it anyway. No signs of trails at these exposures, so Im sure I could go longer.

Im only using the All-Star alignment routine for polar alignment, and its good enough for the above.

Im sure under dark skies and with an autoguider I could do some 'serious' astrophotography :smirk:

#77 orlyandico

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:20 AM

i can do anywhere from 4-6 minutes unguided with my CGEM using the ASPA. but only at 336mm focal length. it is kinda fun.


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