Jump to content



New Members
  • Posts

  • Joined

  • Last visited


10 Good

Profile Information

  • Location
  1. I could happily do lots of these, I was absolutely blown away by this shot when I first saw it.....
  2. Yeeeeeah I probably will at some point. I wonder if that`s what everyone else does then? If they do something a second time, adding all the data to the first lot?
  3. Well my scope was sold on the whole LNT thing, yeah that sounds a possibility doesn`t it.....
  4. Yep, will do, we`ll see if that fixes my tracking problem on the next clear night, fingers crossed. I`m just pleased I have the power to do something about the problem! I was starting to feel a bit helpless, I was doing everything I could but it still wasn`t working ! Now.... Who`s got the power? Feebo`s got the poweeeer !!! lol I`d love to know what these sensors are though.......
  5. Couldn`t get much red though! I used an eight inch LX90, Cannon 350D unmodded, and stacked with deep sky stacker then processed with CS2 I think it was... Yeah I was happy with them for first goes, I`m going to get a little more serious now though, I`ll spend whole nights just trying to do the best single image I can I expect....
  6. Right then, I`ve plugged my new cable in and I`ve had a bit of a surprise! The writting on the screen was always dim, slow and unresponsive. I plug the new cable in and it`s bright, fast and changes like lightning when I push a button!! Nice one. That can`t have been helping matters eh. So I`ve had a look for mount settings and sure enough there`s a choice between Altaz and Polar, with a fork mount and EQ wedge, which would be right? I`ve never changed that though so that`ll be why I was having problems getting a good tracking, I can`t believe it, after all this time, it was something I neglected to do! Mad... There`s also a whole load of options I never knew were there, tracking rate: sidereal, lunar or custom. AZ ratio AZ/RA percent ALT/DEC percent (currently on 10%) An option to "Calibrate sensors" what sensors? How does that work then?! I really must understand all this, it must have a huge bearing on what i`m trying to do and I didn`t even know it was there!! I sense a milestone approaching........ Do you think you could run through the controls on a handset please? It would be a huge help!
  7. Feebix

    Hi from Bath

    Hi back ! This is now the most welcomes I`ve ever had on any forum ! I`m really surprised ! If I get as many people in my threads when I`ve got a problem i`ll be a master imager in no time!! Cheers
  8. Ooooooh it was a while back.... Cannon 350D, LX90 and 30-45 sec exposures as I remember..... It`s a shame I couldn`t get the other nebulas in shot actually, my scope is too powerful! lol It`s F11 so I`m zoomed right in! Good for planets, not so good for some deep sky targets.....
  9. Yeah I`m itching to give it a go! I always had trouble doing the moon, I`ve seen such amazing shots from others, really really detailed. Hopefully I`ll get something like that when I manage to get out again.
  10. Cheers I had wondered what the comet looking thing was on the right of the second picture, coma I suppose.....
  11. An eight inch LX90 Hand tracked too lol not bad....
  12. Cheers! Nope, you`re absolutley right Darryl, I`ve just got a lot to learn on my CS2 ! lol What I meant was, in my final image, Saturn was in the bottom corner of the frame, that was because it was moving across my screen as I captured it, at the time, the only fix I knew was to crop it, I didn`t know how to resize it..... It does look much better in your resized one....
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.