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#1 borish

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 03:06 PM

Lunt 50 SS, B 600, ASI 120MM, 2.5x TV PowerMate

Seeing not very good and Sun is still very low here in Slovakia...

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 03:14 PM

That is awesome. I have the same scope and I was a little disappointed lately about what I could or couldn't see but this proves it will work well.  Thank you for the post.


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Posted 19 February 2019 - 03:21 PM

Lovely capture!

 

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 03:47 PM

Nice work ...



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Posted 20 February 2019 - 07:09 AM

Nice job, good details on the filament.



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Posted 20 February 2019 - 07:51 AM

Amazing surface detail for a Lunt LS50 / B600 single stack!

 

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 08:40 AM

Very nice.



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Posted 20 February 2019 - 09:06 AM

Amazing surface detail for a Lunt LS50 / B600 single stack!

 

Must be the PowerMate?? After seeing that picture I am tempted to dig a little deeper into the money pit!



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Posted 20 February 2019 - 02:41 PM

Must be the PowerMate?? After seeing that picture I am tempted to dig a little deeper into the money pit!

I'm afraid, must be PowerMate. Otherwise you can't reach proper focus point. It doesn't work with any barlow...



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Posted 20 February 2019 - 02:45 PM

…another detail of filament

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 02:48 PM

…and full disk…

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Posted 21 February 2019 - 03:41 PM

Lunt 50 SS, B 600, ASI 120MM, 2.5x TV PowerMate

 

Would you mind sending me a picture of how you have this setup? Above you said that you can't achieve focus without the powermate. I to am unable to focus (with an ASI 294). Not enough in-focus. So the powermate solves that?

I am a bit confused because there is another post (https://www.cloudyni...th-for-imaging/) on CN with the same scope and they had to use a 20 mm spacer to get to focus.


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Posted 22 February 2019 - 10:07 AM

Would you mind sending me a picture of how you have this setup? Above you said that you can't achieve focus without the powermate. I to am unable to focus (with an ASI 294). Not enough in-focus. So the powermate solves that?

I am a bit confused because there is another post (https://www.cloudyni...th-for-imaging/) on CN with the same scope and they had to use a 20 mm spacer to get to focus.

…first of all, I had to unscrew top part of PowerMate. I use only the lower part (with optics) as you can see from the picture. It's the only way how I could reach focus.

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 10:13 AM

Thanks borish,

What are the two black rings between the camera and the powermate. They seem to be intentionally tilted and assymetrically split??  Some sort of adapter?



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Posted 22 February 2019 - 10:36 AM

Thanks borish,

What are the two black rings between the camera and the powermate. They seem to be intentionally tilted and assymetrically split??  Some sort of adapter?

It's a ZWO T2 tilter, necessary to reduce Newton rings problem...



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Posted 22 February 2019 - 10:39 AM

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