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Has anyone done this with an Az Synscan mount or is it possble .I have a skywatcher 130p with a small dslr monted in place of the eyepiece. Forcast good tonight and Idlike to try this , any advice ta

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Should be possible, if the mount can't track the ISS I find a bright star close to it's path and focus and do a few test images on it then look on Stellarium or similar and try to work out where it will pass in relation to adjacent stars and lie in wait for it, start high speed continuous shooting as it approaches and hope :grin:

Works 60% of the time, you can try tracking it by hand but needs a bit of practice which you don't get a lot of in these parts.

Dave

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Unlucky, but all good practice.

If you put your equipment spec's into Stellarium it will show you you're camera field of view.

Dave

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