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#1 donnie3

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 07:04 AM

my first saved still video image.

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#2 dragonslayer1

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 08:00 AM

pretty good pic, what scope and mount are you using, and how long exposure was that?
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#3 donnie3

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 08:27 AM

8"nexstar se with a 0.5 focal reducer. 512x. I like the Samsung camera but it has no adjustable gain only high and low, no cooling fan. im hoping that this camera I ordered from video-astro systems will work a lot better. the Samsung is kind of a hit and miss, sometimes I get good results and other nights it seems im wasting my time. donnie

#4 dragonslayer1

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 10:16 AM

you will have to probably keep using faster integration as the SE mount may track well to the human eye, but with a camera the tracking abilities will show more,,, you will notice the star trails... but is a good picture,
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#5 mattflastro

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 10:21 AM

you can also use the camera to achieve a quick good polar alignment

#6 Tom and Beth

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 11:17 AM

you can also use the camera to achieve a quick good polar alignment


Expanding just a bit on Matt's comment:

Came across THIS program just before our rainy season started. Looking forward to trying this program as the reviews were almost all positive.






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