ROR Observatory Levenhuk 8" carbon fiber RC, Astro Physics CCDT67 Astro-Tech AT8IN w/Moonlite, Baader Mark III MPCC Levenhuk 80mm triplet, Astro Tech 0.8X reducer/flattener Celestron CGEM DX w/HyperTune STF-8300M SX 7 position 36mm CFW Astrodon 5nm H-alpha Little Piney Observatory
"I'm sick of following my dreams. I'm just going to ask 'em where they're goin', and hook up with 'em later." Mitch Hedberg
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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 .
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Quote:Grats. I'll be VERY interested how that works out for you. I know that I want to replace my C8. I just haven't decided what exactly I'll be replacing it with. The Comet Hunter is one strong possibility, but this or some other other brand of it is another.
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AT8RC with Moonlite & Stepper Motor
Skywatcher 120mm ED PRO
Skywatcher HEQ5 with EQMOD, KWIQ Guider
Nikon D5100 Baader mod by Brent Oliver
12" GSO Dob with Argo-Navis, 102mm Skywatcher Short Tube
Quote:Congratulations on the new scope. I think you are correct, it sure looks like the Astor Tech model. I have been looking at this one as well and am looking forward to seeing your images.
Astro-Tech AT8IN, AT72ED
Orion ST120, Orion ST80
Celestron CGEM (DIY Hypertuned)
QHYCCD QHY8 OSC Orion SSAG, StarShoot G3 OSC Canon T3 (unmodded)
My Astrobin images
Orion XT8 Classic, Self built EQ platform
AstroTech 72ED, AstroTech 6 Imaging Newt
Celestron Advanced VX EQ Mount
Celestron NexStar SE 4/5 Mount (for grab and go)
Canon T3i, Canon XT (Hap Griffin Baader Mod)
QHY5L-II Mono/Orion 50MM Mini
Fort Bend Astronomy Club
Quote:Any camera that is sampled at 2x for the AT65EDQ is going to be way over sampled for the AT8RC.
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personal website: www.wadsworthobservatory.com
Quote:Quote:Any camera that is sampled at 2x for the AT65EDQ is going to be way over sampled for the AT8RC.
That's one reason I switched to an 8300-based camera. When I want small pixels I have them, and when I want larger ones I can bin and still have a 2MB pixel count (larger than the 314L). It is quire versatile.
Quote:However, even at 1x1, it is under-sampled on the AT65EDQ but then so is his T3.
Quote:....What the Sony camp will point out is the nice low noise of their sensors.In practice what that really means is fewer hot-pixels.....