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Astroblagger

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  1. Thanks for the advice and links, I have another question how long a usb cable can I get away with from my netbook to the atik 314l+ and guide camera as I was wanting to try use these inside where it's warm! Will a Iong extension cable on both cause any problems?
  2. hello Just bought an iphone 6 today has anyone had any problems using polar align to get lat/long and all the other details???? it doesnt seem to display them? iv checked settings and the only option it gives you is camera??
  3. Couple of lunar panels through a red filter and ASI 120 mono. Annoyed i white clipped the crater rim but fairly pleased with it none the less. Would love to do a RGB moon with the mono camera, has anyone tried this if so can you show me your end image?
  4. Hello I managed to get out the other night for yet another go at jupiter, Im still not happy with the end result, its ok but lacks detail. Im sure my C9.25 is collimated and waited for jupiter to get as high as possible. Is it just a case of pot luck with the seeing conditions? as im close to just giving up on planetary imaging.
  5. Hello i intend to move my scopes and gear from inside the house to my new outhouse (as we are moving house), im pretty sure its damp free and the roof doesnt leak. Do you think i require further protection as in a sealed storage cupboard etc to ensure there is no problems?
  6. Hello i currently have an iphone which i use the app Polar Align (which i find great) to set up my mount for imaging, im now thinking about getting a samsung phone, are there any apps similar so i can set up my HEQ5 for imaging?
  7. Ok thanks for the comments, will save a lot of space in the house!
  8. Hello iv recently bought a new house with a outhouse/shed (no leaks in roof) iv always stored my scopes in aluminium cases indoors under the spare bed, I'm just wandering if keeping them outside in the shed in the cold will be ok? They all have aluminium cases.
  9. fantastic images they have 3D quality to them.
  10. yes in the latest issue, it offers 1 month free use of a robotic telescope.
  11. Hello iv been trying to figure out how to start getting images with the one month free offer, i put in the website address stated in the magazine then create an account, then it goes through to a home page but i have no idea what to do next to start aquiring images, does anyone know how to proceed?
  12. nice pelican! wish i could get subs that long with out cloud coming!
  13. we only have about 3 hours semi darkness up here in scotland at the moment, so good to get out with it not being freezing. Plan to add more data when i get the chance.
  14. Iv alot to learn about this malarky. got about 1 hour Ha and 1h 10 mins OIII with a atik 314L+ and canon F2.8 200mm lens. Its definately not brilliant but cant be too unhappy since its my first go. horrible stars! also attached is the Ha on its own. the Ha is so strong is it better to bin the OIII and SII 2X2??
  15. Iv got photoshop cs3, I got loads of Ha signal not so strong on OIII, but will try your technique as described. Thanks.
  16. I got 1 hour of Ha and 1 hour 10 mins OIII on the pelican, with a 200mm F2.8 lens and atik 314 can't seem to get that blue colour I see in other peoples images.
  17. can someone point me in the direction of a tutorial to do this im having getting a final result.
  18. hmm its got the dovetail under it the finder is bolted from underneath.
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