ES AR152 (By PowellAstro) iOPTRON IEQ45 Mount, Orion XX12i,Orion 80mm Short tube, Celestron C8 w/XLT OTA, ES 9mm 100 deg, ES 82deg complete set, ES 28mm 68deg, ES 2X 2 inch barlow. TV 35 & 41 Panoptics. Several other eyepieces, Telrad w/variable pulse, Artificial Star, Kendrick DigiFire 7 Kendrick dew heaters, Glatter Laser System, Filters, Celestron 25X100 binoculars Garrett tri-pod --------------------------- Looking to the heavens for little green people
Warren - Stargazing since the 60's! Scopes: ETX-LS6, ED80T, AT6RC, Lunt LS60T, C9.25 Mounts: Atlas EQ-G, Vixen Portamount II Cameras: Atik 314L+,DMK31AU03,SSAG, ASI120MC Filters: Astrodon LRGB, Orion HA, SII, OIII Acc: Orion 5 place Filter wheels x 2, Flatman Primary Imaging site: Bortle Scale Class 6 Red Zone http://astrobin.com/users/rigel123/
There's a candy bar in space, but I think that's a strange place. It seems they should have saved it for a little boy's face. My teacher says that it is stars, but I still go with candy bars...Me Age 8 C9.25, Skywatcher 200N, AT6RC, Nexstar 5SE and 102GT, ETX90, C80ED, WO ZS66SD, Orion 15 X 70s, EQ5P, Meade LX-80, Nexguide, Olympus E410, Modified Canon 300D
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Clear skies - Jim Crazy PNW imager !
A-P Mach1 on 12" concrete pier - ROR structure.
Tak FSQ85-EDX, Tak FS-128. Orion 8" f/3.9 w/MoonLite motorized - MPCC MkIII CCD:
SBIG 8300M/FW8, Astrodon 36mm LRGB, 5nm Ha, 3nm SII, OIII - Canon EOS 6D unmod SSI3, SSAG,
Skytools3pro, MaxImDLpro, PSCS5, PSPpro, TheSkyX, TheSky6, BYE, StarTools
Orion XX14g -for visual- diags, ep's, accy tubes, Binocs .
Orion 8" f3.9 Newtonian, Atlas EQ-G Cooled Canon 1100Da SSAG on 50mm Finder pocketrubbish.com
Clear Skies ~ Chris
Orion Atlas / Orion SkyView Pro
SV80ST-25SV / Orion 50mm Mini Guide Scope - Atik 314L+ / Orion SSAG
Astrodon Gen 2 E-Series LRGB / Baader HaOIIISII - Orion 5 Slot MFW x2
Quote:NP127IS (new style) on left, HD11 on right. Both setup with SX filter wheels (loaded with every Astrodon 36mm narrowband filters) and AO's. Both Slim OAG's and Lodestar's, Both Feathertouch automated focusing. HD11 has .7x Celestron reducer with FLI PDF focuser for 0 mirror shift. Starlight Xpress H694. Cge-Pro/Aeroquest/TDMI keep the diagonal on the scope I am not imaging through. The diagonal is the same weight as the camera. I also have a strap around the top of the refractor. This strap is the same weight as the refractor aluminum cover.. The SCT also has the same sort of setup for the dew shield cover except heavier of course. This allows the scopes to remain balanced depending on the scope I am using.. I'll get another camera, eventually.
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Quote:I have a problem: I have a telescope setup...see photos...wherein I cannot get it balanced in RA and DEC in order to track. No matter what placement of accessories (I want to do EVERYTHING with one setup.... solar image with a Coronado PST with a IS DMK 41AU02 monochrome camera, lunar and planetary imaging through a 6" Celestron OTA (piggybacked) with a DFK 21AU04.AS USB CCD color camera, and deep sky imaging with a HyperStar lens and Starlight Xpress M25C with a 14" Celestron scope...all of this atop a CEG Pro mount on a permanent pier. However, no matter how well balanced I can get various configurations of accessories place , when I take continuous images in Maxim DL, stars track to the left on my monitor in as little as 2 seconds. I have four 22lb counterweights, with the Hyperstar inside the Astrozap dew shield. I have two view finder scopes...an Antares 7.5 x 50mm illuminated right angle correct image finder scope and the an illuminated one that came with the C1400, and a Telrad finder. I also have two Crayford focusers. The CGE Pro mount has a payload capacity of 90 lbs. Before I added the extra equipment, I was able to take pretty fair images with the HyperStar and was able to track for a minute without any trailing. You can see them at www.hahnenberg.org. Any suggestions? Ed