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#51 nodalpoint

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 02:15 PM

There's a cut-away diagram from the Agena Astro site:

 

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#52 zsb04

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 07:46 PM

first light with the scope. m31 andromeda galaxy 18x 120seconds unguided at iso 800 using a cannon eos t3i. I only managed 5 darks at the end, then the camera battery died :(  4th ever attempt at astrophotography and my best one yet, Only issue i have with the scope is the tube rotates pretty easily within the rings, even when clamped down, i am thinking some extra felt will help? any ideas?

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#53 zsb04

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 07:49 PM

also, is it just me or are the stars on the left of the image blue and as it transitions to the right they are red?  that can't be right lol



#54 Denimsky

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 08:31 PM

Thank you for the information Timm and nodalpoint.

 

Is there anyone using this scope with a full frame 35mm size camera?



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Posted 14 September 2014 - 08:57 AM

 Only issue i have with the scope is the tube rotates pretty easily within the rings, even when clamped down, i am thinking some extra felt will help? any ideas?

 

Yes, that's all you need.








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