ZWO ASIAIR 3D printed holder for 2 inch tripod
3D printed T2 to micro 43 adapter
Ioptron CEM40 hand controller holder
3D Printed finderscope rings for 50mm guidescope
Discover the treasures of the night sky and learn how to capture and process lunar, planetary, wide field and deep sky objects. OctansLab is based in South East Queensland, Australia and images with a range of telescopes including a William Optics GT71 refractor, a William Optics GTF102mm refractor and Celestron RASA8 all mounted on an Ioptron CEM40 controlled via an ZWO ASIair.
OctansLab also provides bespoke design & digital fabrication of 3D printed accessories for telescopes, tracking mounts and astrophotography cameras. With many different manufactures of equipment around, it is sometimes not possible to use gear on different vendor’s equipment. So to get the most out of your astronomy and astrophotography gear, low cost 3D printed adapters and brackets are the perfect solution.
From the Blog
Configuring the M Zero mount for the William Optics GTF102mm f6.9 refractor and ASI294MC astrophotography camera.
Design & 3D printing an adapter bracket to attach an ASI294MC Pro camera to a Star Adventurer mount: 3D printing for astronomy
Design & 3D printing an adapter bracket to attach a PoleMaster to an Avalon Instruments M-Zero mount : 3D printing for astronomy
Wide field astrophotography of the Virgo galaxy region using a Canon FD 50mm f1.4 lens & ASI183MM Pro.
Markarian’s Chain galaxy cluster – Fourth floor balcony astrophotography from inner city Brisbane using the ASI183 mono camera/William Optics GT71 controlled via the ASIair.
M57 & M5 – Fourth floor balcony astrophotography from inner city Brisbane setting up the ASI183 mono camera to work with the ASIair and William Optics GT71 telescope.