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
OctansLab provides bespoke design & digital fabrication of 3D printed accessories for telescopes, tracking mounts and astrophotography cameras.
We are also enthusiastic astrophotographers imaging the night sky. Based in South East Queensland, our targets including lunar, planetary, wide field and deep space objects using a range of telescopes ranging from a William Optics GT71 refractor, a William Optics GTF102mm refractor and Celestron RASA8. Our mount of choice is the Ioptron CEM40 controlled via an ZSO ASIair.
From the Blog
Designing and 3D printing an adapter bracket for the ASIair 12v-5v DC converter.
Wide field astrophotography using the ZWO ASI 294 MC Pro and vintage Olympus 50mm OM lens
PHD2 Guiding a Star Adventurer Portable EQ Mount The SkyWatcher Star Adventurer is an excellent tracking mount when used for wide field astrophotography of the night sky allowing relatively long exposure image sequences without star trails. For those that want to push...
Configuring a lightweight portable astrophotography imaging system I use a range of different APO refractor telescopes, micro four thirds and astrophotography CMOS cameras and mounts. With many different possible camera / telescope configurations, I find Its...
M57 William Optics GT 102 Televue Powermate ZWO ASI 294 MC Pro Our first serious attempt at imaging M57, the famous "Ring Nebula" with an APO Williams Optics GT102, a 2X Televue Powermate and a "one shot colour" astrophotography CCD camera in the imaging train. The...
NGC 253 "The Sculpture Galaxy " astrophotography with WO GT 71 Telescope William Optics GT 71 with Field Flattener 6A2 (effective focal ratio f4.7, FL = 336mm) Camera: ZWO ASI 294 MC Pro, Gain 400, Temp -10Deg. C Mount: Ioptron IEQ30 Alignment: PoleMaster Image:...