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Ronclarke

First Light with SW 150PDS

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Scope arrived yesterday lunch, after unpacking and checking I decided to check the collimation. Miles out so I did a complete recollimation using a Barlowed Laser and set up the NEQ6 for a star test if the weather cleared! 

It cleared at 9pm and a quick star test proved the collimation was good! I observed a few early targets but wanted to try the DSLR out.

It focused straight away with a new Bahtinov mask, I aim to get a Baader Mk3 CC soon but hardly any Coma shows on the 2 images I took.

Both NEQ6 SW 150PDS Canon 1000dm APT and PHS 1.2

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Very pleased with the results as these are only 10 x 180 s dithered so no Darks, Flats etc.

I might add the SW WiFi refused to work half way through so back to the handset!

Comments welcome

Ron

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Glad it all worked out for you Ron, smashing images as well.

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Working well on the NEQ6 mount!

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also added some new secondary bolts..

 

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