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About ngwillym

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  1. to me, it looks like Registax is not Debayering the image - set debayering to RGGB before stacking - or you're not capturing in the correct video format - either RAW or RGB24 - preferably RAW
  2. You might find these useful:- https://uncle-rods.blogspot.com/2011/05/getting-deforked.html https://uncle-rods.blogspot.com/2015/01/deforking-bertha.html
  3. Can you post the list here please - was also thinking of the same thing Thanks in advance Neil
  4. And for a beginner I would recommend a GoTo and some additional software to do plate solving - learning to star hop, with such a restricted field of view and by the look of it, non-optimal skies- is a very quick way to put off a beginner as they 'can never find anything' (Cue debate on GoTo) Neil
  5. Aaahhhh, that explains the hailstones ?
  6. Or post your question at forums.sharpcap.co.uk
  7. SWMBO will be in bed by 10pm - that should give me a couple of hours at least
  8. I've got a couple of these on my SCT &Apo. I was under the impression that they were for SCT's and refractors only. The guys at Pegasus are extremely helpful, so just use email or their online chat to check with them directly. Neil
  9. I've got the Pegasus Focuscube - which is a newer version just has all the electronics in one place (one on my C11 and another on my 127mm APO), - take a look here: http://astro58.wixsite.com/havenobservatory/focuscube Regards Neil
  10. You might find the tables in this:- https://www.cloudynights.com/topic/616524-sub-exposure-tables-for-the-zwo-asi183mm-and-qhy183m-and-colour-versions/?hl=+asi +183 a useful starting point Regards Neil
  11. According to the Edge HD white paper, page 15, for the C11, optimal back focus distance is 146mm. See https://s3.amazonaws.com/celestron-site-support-files/support_files/edgehd_whitepaper_final.pdf. Neil
  12. I stand corrected - its the Bigger, Better Faster Telescope prog on Nat Geo at 1am? Neil
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