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msacco

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  1. That is awesome! Exactly what I needed. Now I can finally use my filter without going bankrupt I might invest in a filter wheel in the future in case I decide to get more filters, but at the moment just to use a single filter I don't see any reason to spend so much on a filter wheel/filter drawer. I'll surely get it and try it out, it looks perfect. Thank you so much for that!
  2. Well the common solution is a filter drawer like this: https://astronomy-imaging-camera.com/product/zwo-filter-drawer-m42 Or simply a filter wheel, but that's pretty expensive, and I really don't want to spend all that much for it. This is the only filter I have and don't plan on getting any more filters soon, so I don't really need something like a filter wheel etc.
  3. I bought a 2" filter because the ASI071MC is an APS-C sensor. I don't really have any idea what visual back is though. As far as I understand it's simply the SCT thread size? Because the SCT thread is bigger than 2"?
  4. Maybe that's due to my outdated signature, but I'm currently using a Celestron C8 Edge HD, I believe that I'll need a special adapter from the SCT thread to 2" nosepiece first? Or is there anything I'm missing?
  5. I see, so I just need to make sure I have a SCT to M48 adapter as well?
  6. I don't mind the waiting at all, but where should the filter go in there?
  7. Hmm will this work for sure?
  8. Right, important information lol, I have the ASI071 pro
  9. Hi, I've recently bought the L-eNhance 2 inch filter, but I currently don't have any way to mount it. The cheapest solution I've found was a filter drawer that costs around $80, that's kinda more than I'd like to currently spend on that and I believe I could possibly find a cheaper solution to mount it. I do have a 3D printer which I could use to assist with that, I've already seen this: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4000378 which could potentially work well with another adapter. So I would just love to hear some ideas from you Thanks!
  10. Unfortunately for that price I could probably just get a filter wheel, so looking for a cheaper solution.
  11. It has been a while, but the issue was with the adapter I recieved, it wasn't the correct one for me. I should be getting a new adapter soon, and hopefully that will work just fine with it. Thanks
  12. Hi, I have bought the L-eNhance 2 inch filter, but currently don't have any filter wheels/anything else similar to mount it. Since I have a colored camera and currently don't plan on doing any NB imaging I don't think I'd invest in a filter wheel, so eventually I just want a cheap adapter from the filter to my camera. If possible to send links from aliexpress or ebay that would be great. Thanks!
  13. Hi, I've recently bought a second hand hyperstar V3 for my C8 edge hd. Unfortunately I still didn't manage to get a very flat image with it, at first I thought it's because lack of collimation and that I simply don't manage to do it correctly, but after a few more testing it seems like this is not the issue. Currently I suspect that my issue is due to wrong backfocus, but I don't really have a way to test that because it could be a matter of millimeters and I don't have such small thread extensions. The weird thing is that as far as I'm aware my backfocus should be spot on. Here is the adapter I have to connect the camera to the hyperstar: Now according to the hyperstar C8 V3 specifications, the required backfocus is 39.8mm. So with this adapter I have 22.3mm, I'm using the ASI071MC pro so the backfocus from the thread to the sensor here is 17.5mm, so in result, from the hyperstar to the camera sensor I have: 22.3 + 17.5 which is exactly 39.8mm, yet the coma is horrible...My pull/push screws are also on 0, so that should really be spot on...I tried adding a 4mm thread extension and that actually seems to help, not much but it did, still had a lot of coma though. I'm not really sure what else I could try and would love to get some help, hope this is the correct forum to ask. Thanks!
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