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    Yeah you are right I should take care of the orientation when I post images, I never do, something to think of in 21! /Yves
  2. FSQ 106 / RD 645 / QHY 128C IC405+410 by Yves, on Flickr
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    Corrected my master flat, the nice thing about a OSC is that a flat that has 3 peaks as in my previous attempt will boost in this case Ha, but it shows of the color balance and surpasses blue, I averaged the 3 peak histogram to one peak in PI ... same processing, different result ... M31 by Yves, on Flickr
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    FSQ 106 / RD645 / QHY 128C 63x5min M31 by Yves, on Flickr
  5. TEC 140 / QHY 183C / 38x10 min. one wonders if a big RC is worthwhile investing in. M33 by Yves, on Flickr
  6. How deep can you go on California. FSQ 106 / RD645 150x5min QHY128C, Dropped out of APP, finishing touch on PS. /Yves NGC1499-HighRes by Yves, on Flickr
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    IC 1318

    FSQ 106 /QHY 367C/E.fric mount 75x3 min IC1318 by Yves, on Flickr
  8. FSQ 106 / QHY 367C / E.fric mount from Gemini Telescope Design 85x3min no guiding / no dithering / No filters used from a severe LP zone M31 E.fric by Yves, on Flickr
  9. Unguided 5 minute shot just above 30 degrees 100% crop, I have never seen this, never for a mount without encoders and in this price range an weight capacity, never .... and gusts of wind in an open field ...
  10. And if you want an adaptor, Andras can quote you on one, I ordered an adaptor for my G53F to fit on the iOptron pier (I can also use my E.fric on it) /Yves
  11. IIt’s straight forward I used no adaptor on my tripod, center M10 bolt and a pin to the north an M8 bolt for polar alignment /Yves
  12. And I did not mention this, but I already had the controller for my G53F so actually I use the same controller for 2 mounts, I just need to reflash the FW .... /Yves
  13. I bought: - the mount and cable for the Onstep from http://www.geminitelescope.com - the Onstep controller from Instein.eu (it seems there where are some health issues with the owner, so better mail for availability) But if you have already a stepper controller it's easy to make it work or buy something more to your liking, or buy all the components and PCB from: https://www.stmbluepillkits.com - I had the counterweights and I have a dozen or so 12v supply's, I think most of us do, - The onstep can be controlled via webpage or android app, no need for a HC - it's also
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