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MrsGnomus

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  1. MrsGnomus

    Cone Nebula LRGB

    Olly you forgot the most important step - “iteration”. You may need “process” several dozen eggs before you get one that is edible.
  2. Could mods please remove this ad? The camera is now on its way to some chap in France.
  3. ** Price dropped to £1699 ** We recently acquired a used Tak 106 which came with a QSI 683 and flters. As such our previous widefield rig has to go (hence all the recent adverts)! Our Moravian G2-8300 camera was bought new from Zoltan at 365 Astronomy in June 2016. We had it supplied with the 48mm thread, so that it would screw directly onto our WO Star 71 (also for sale). Alternative adapters are, of course, available. The camera is in excellent condition. It has lived in an observatory which is heated and dehumidified when no imaging is taking place (most of the time in the UK). We have made one 'modification' - well not really a modification. The Moravians (at least the ones we had) are supplied with ghastly, soft-metal, cross-headed screws to hold the filter wheel cover in place. After moving the filters around a couple of times between our two cameras, we noticed that the crossheads were getting a bit worn. So rather than waiting until they 'turned over' and became un-extractable, we ordered some stainless steel hex-head replacements. They are much better, see photos below. The camera comes in its standard aluminium (we think) case. It is complete with all cables, power supply, and manuals. If anyone is interested we could run off a couple of new darks and/or biases for them to take a peek at. There are no dead columns (at least there weren't the last time we checked). We got a DC extension lead for the power cable - this is in the case and will be included. All the little screws and washers for the filter wheel carousel are present and correct. The camera does not have an OAG, but Moravian do make these, and they are easy enough to fit (we did this on our other Moravian) - there's just a little spacer to remove (from memory). Our camera is the 10 filter-wheel model (with the 36mm unmounted carousel). In some threads, there seems to be a little confusion about the differences between the internal and external wheeled Moravians. As can be seen in a couple of the photos, there is a short (ethernet-style) cable running between camera and wheel. So the entire unit needs only one power cable and one USB cable (both supplied) to be fully operational. Please note that although the carousel shows some filters in place (it was taken whilst the filters were being removed), the filters are being listed separately. The camera will not come with any filters (unless of course you buy these too). We will deliver the camera for £1699 - bank transfer preferred. We can accept PayPal, but PayPal fees would have to be considered. I'll be putting this up on UK ABS tomorrow (I didn't realise they had a 5 a day limit on their listings) The most recent image taken with this camera was a month or so ago - Veil Nebula Mosaic (a 'full resolution' option is available from via link). Other images can be found in that same gallery. This camera was used in a dual rig, and data from it was often amalgamated with data from other cameras. Again, if people want to see a couple of subs shot purely with this camera, we can supply these. Photos of the camera:
  4. Baader 8nm SII 36mm unmounted filter. This was bought new from FLO around 2 years ago. It has been kept in a Moravian G2-8300 camera. Since picking up a used QSI 683 a few weeks back, the camera and filters are no longer required, and I am slowly putting everything up for sale. We kept the original packaging, including the little paper sleeve and plastic box. I will deliver it for £75. I will be listing the filter on UK ABS too.
  5. Baader 8.5nm OIII 36mm unmounted filter. This was bought new from FLO around 2 years ago. It has been kept in a Moravian G2-8300 camera. Since picking up used QSI 683 a few weeks back, the camera and filters are no longer required, and I am slowly putting everything up for sale. We kept the original packaging, including the little paper sleeve and plastic box. I will deliver it for £78. I will be listing on UK ABS too.
  6. This is a Lacerta flatfield box. It plugs into any 12V supply (you could use your mount power cable since the mount does not need to be powered when taking flats). NOTE: this is a fixed output unit. A power-splitter and dimmer can be purchased for the unit (see LINK for example) - but we don't have one of these to sell. I'll deliver it for £52 Also up on UK ABS
  7. This is a full set of Baader LRGB filters - bought new from FLO around June 2016. They have been housed within a Moravian G2 camera - which I will also be selling. They are in their original packaging - with litle paper wallets and plastic cases. £199 delivered. These are also up on UK ABS.
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