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  1. This evening/morning I am having some problems getting my unmodified canon 600d to live view via apt. One hell of a palaver trying to get focused. Has any one suffered similar problems? Was working fine yesterday, tonight a bit of a disaster all round. I am running the feed for the guide camera down the same USB cable via a non powered hub, the camera works fine during the data gathering phase but no dam preview. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. K
  2. Hi All, I am new to this forum. I need suggestion on astro photography, since I will visit dark site soon. I have Canon 600d and Canon 10-18mm f4.5-5.6 wide angle lens. For capturing milky way or sky, I would keep my dslr in manual mode - bulb mode, timer as 30 secs or less to make sure there are no star trails, f5 is minimum at 10mm and ISO between 400 - 1600? What settings should I keep? Also, how many similar images, including subs and flats should I take to get a good image? The attached image is my second attempt to capture summer milky way.
  3. Canon 600D on the Mak 102 with Alt/Az mount. Images aligned in PIPP, 50 Stacked in AS!2, Wavelets in Registax and finished in Photoshop. Moon was low and seeing was quite wavy but it turned out not too bad!
  4. Third time lucky for me, freezing cold and cloudy Monday and Tuesday but this evening I literally had a lucky break. Here is a widefield shot to set the scene taken with an 85mm lens on a Canon 600D. Link to video shot with 300mm lens http://flic.kr/p/e35h6b Mel And this is a stacked croppped image of the comet using the frames from the video
  5. This is the first time I've tried to view an ISS daylight lunar transit and to be honest I wasn't expecting to see anything, it came as a big surprise that the ISS was brighter than the moon I thought it was going to be a dim silhouette, maybe it was because the sun was at the same altitude 80 degrees away? Calsky had the mag as -2.5 Well I only just caught it at the bottom of the frame, Sanmatt also captured a widefield video of it and my wife saw it easily in binoculars, has anyone else tried this? Mel Single enhanced frame enlarged
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