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About cuivenion

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  1. Hi, it is unmodified. I have never used EOS utility but it does work fine with both APT and Backyard EOS.
  2. For sale: Canon EOS 500D (with body cover cap) Third party battery and USB charger Expro AC Adapter (mains power supply adapter for 500D) All in good used condition and the camera has a low shutter count, only 7124. Selling due to an upgrade. Price is £110 including postage for the lot.
  3. What with one thing and another including I must admit, some lost motivation, I've not done any imaging since February. Glad to be back though :). This is the capture and processing info: Mount: Skywatcher HEQ5 Scope: Skywatcher 130pds Imaging Camera: ZWO ASI224 Guiding: Altair GPCAM colour with Finderguider Capture Software: Sharpcap and PHD2 Stacking/Processing: Deep Sky Stacker and Pixinsight This is the Deer Lick group in Pegasus, 3 hours of 90 second exposures over Tuesday and Wednesday night: Conditions weren't great so I'm fairly happy with the result. It's a target I might add some more data too and reprocess at some point. Comments and criticisms welcome as usual.
  4. The 224mc will be great for both applications. I even do DSO imaging with mine it's a belting camera.
  5. I've never quite understood why the 'amp glow' issue has never been sorted. DSLR's use cmos and it hasn't been an issue with them for years. Do Canon/Nikon mess with the RAW file to get rid of the amp glow?
  6. Meant to mention, I've heard good things about modern Nikons but I'll stick with Canon for now as I have a lot of Canon accessories and BYEOS software.
  7. Hi Louise, I think it was the 60Da variant that was intended for astro. Unfortunately I'm not in a position to purchase a cooled cam, I'd probably go with a ZWO ASI 294c if I could. I think I'll go with a 600D as I want to get it Baader modded eventually.
  8. Apparently Cheap Astrophotography won't mod 60d's. That's a shame.
  9. Thanks I'll have a look into it.
  10. Is the 60d effected by that?
  11. Thanks I'll look into it. I had heard that models after the 600d had a banding problem when used for Astro. The 60d is a bit more expensive as well.
  12. I image using Backyard EOS, but if I ever get a short focal length lens the tilt screen would be great for Milky Way shots and the like.
  13. I think the larger sensor would be welcome although both suit the 130pds I use. I think I might go for it, and get the Baader mod done at some point as well.
  14. I'm thinking of buying a Canon 600d as an upgrade from a Canon 500d. Would this be a worthwhile upgrade? Or would I be better off just sticking with the 500d until I can afford a cooled camera? That might be a while, a year or so.
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