"Normal" people worry me! - If you want to think "outside the square" you really need to get out of your box! A kleptomaniacal plethora of gear: Custom-cooled (my designs) C11&14, Orion Optics (UK) VX16 16" F4 newt waiting for obs, ED127 triplet, NEQ6Pro, HEQ5Pro, ancient AstroOptics EQ mount super-customised with microsteppers, goto etc, ASI120MM, ASI120MC, Flea3 (retired - accepting offers!) Toucam 840k, modded Canon 50d + F4L etc,etc & lots of other homebrew equipment.....
Modded GSO 12' f5 Newtonian NEQ6 Pro ASI120MM with ZWO LRGB filters SCB2000, SPC9000NC TV Powermate 5x, GSO ED Barlow 2x
Emil author of AutoStakkert! 2.1 (check out the beta versions!). Webcam Astrophotography - Deepsky, ISS, Sun, Moon & Planetary Images,
David Rankin Astro Gallery Orion 203mm F3.9, TPO 304mm F4, SkyWatcher F4 Coma Corrector, QC PRO 9000, ASI120MM, TV5XPM, Atlas EQ-G (EQ MOD), Canon EF 200mm F2.8, Canon 6D, 14mm F2.8, Atik 314L+, DSLR peltier cooler DSLR Processing Tutorial Planetary Processing Tutorial
"...life is but a dream." Trying to update my tutorials Be sure to add me on Google Plus (TONS of good Science and Astro people here!) Mike's homepage My Scope, Akule - the Custom 14" f/4.5 Newt
C11 Edge HD, C925 XLT TEC 140 (#352) w/ AT65EDQ Skywatcher 100ED w/ WO66SD ZenithStar, ES 80mm Apo Sirius, Atlas EQ-G, "Atlosmandy" Pro AZ/EQ-G, T-Rex Apex,Porta II DBK21AU04, DBK21AU618, DMK21AU618, DMK31AU03, ASI120mm/mc, Hutech 500DH Beaglehaven Observatory (BYO #168)
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[Meade 10" LX-50 OTA] — [Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro] — [William Optics Megrez 88FD] — [AstroTrac TT320X-AG] — [Canon 600D (unmodded)] — [QHY5L-II & QHY5-II]
Skywatcher Auto Flextube 250 Dobsonian, DFK 21AU618.AS QHY5L-ll mono & colour http://www.flickr.com/photos/42079393@N05/
My stuff. Celestron C9.25 SCT...Orion 100mmED Refractor Canon 450Da...Imaging Source DMK21au618.as cam Celestron CGE PRO mount...CG5 mount.
ToxMan "Violence is not the answer. Poison is the answer."
32.2N 110.9W (Elev 2582 ft)
Celestron C11 Carbon Fiber (Veneno)
CI-700 EQ Mount Big Barlow 2x, Powermate 2.5x, Uranoport 1.5x, ES 3x barlows
DMK31, DMK21, Nautilus filter wheel, Orion filter set
FeatherTouch Focuser, MicroTouch Focus Controller
Starizona Cool Edge
Quote:Darryl, with resolution like that I'm wondering whether you can coax some detail out of the North Polar region as we get closer to opposition...
www.bajadarkskies.com 18" Starmaster dob (zambuto primary) 30" Starmaster dob (intermountain optics)
Quote:Pete, I would say he did a pretty good job in this shot. There is some fine detail visible, and the polar region looks distinctly hexagonal to me. What do ya'll think?
Quote:...I was just thinking that he might be able to capture some of the larger features within the hexagon...
Nexstar GPS11 on Wedge CPC 800 DBK21AU04.AS DMK21AU618.AS SKYnyx 2-0n TV Powermate 2.5X
Paul Maxson Celestron C14, Mewlon 250, Orion EON120, Flea3, ASI120MM. Those who say it can't be done need to stay out of the way of those doing it. http://www.sunspot51.com
Quote:Nice Darryl!Two questions:1) Did you derotate the video streams?2) Do you always check collimation that far out of focus?I ran into a door like that once, but nobody believed me at work. They just laughed! Glenn