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Equipment I use in my imaging attempts.

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 17:16

iTelescope Review

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iTelescope.net is an web based network of remotely controlled telescopes currently based in four areas. The service has telescopes based in New Mexico, and California in the United States, in Spain, and in Australia. Using a web browser, one can…
Friday, 01 July 2016 22:01

ASI 1600MM-Cool Camera First Images

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Here are a few of the images I've taken with the new camera and equipment. Still working out the bugs with the new equipment and camera. First up is the Great Globular Cluster in the constellation of Hercules. Imaged under…
Friday, 03 June 2016 21:49

ASI 1600MM-Cool Camera

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Just received a new camera, and no charge for the extended cloudiness that comes with any astronomical purchase. Received a just out ASI 1600MM-Cool camera. It is a 16 megapixel 4/3 CMOS sensor, that has a resolution of 4656 x…
Saturday, 23 April 2016 15:35

Roll off Roof Observatory 2015

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¬†After using the dome for several years, started thinking about the next observatory. Wanted the capability of using two scopes in those seeming rare clear moonless nights, and the ability to image without having to rotate the dome. At the…
Thursday, 21 April 2016 14:44

Dome Build 2011

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¬†When you first start astrophotography, it quickly becomes apparent how much a convenience a permanent setup brings. First you have to bring out the tripod, the counterweights, and the scope. Then haul out the power, either battery(s) or A/C cord.…