Virgo galaxy region wide field, Canon FD 50mm f1.4 & ASI183MM Pro

Virgo galaxy region wide field, Canon FD 50mm f1.4 & ASI183MM Pro

Virgo galaxy region wide field: Canon FD 50mm f1.4 & ASI183MM Pro ; Capturing the Virgo Cluster All you need is some time and patience, a cloudless night, a $50 vintage lens, a simple tracking mount and a camera. Sounds simple enough but not always achievable. The...
Markarian’s Chain William Optics GT71 & ASI183MM Pro

Markarian’s Chain William Optics GT71 & ASI183MM Pro

Markarian's Chain: William Optics GT71 & ASI183MM Pro ; Capturing a galaxy cluster in Virgo Markarian’s Chain: William Optics GT71 and ASI183MM Pro Telescope: William Optics GT71 with¬† 0.8 Field flattener 6A2 Camera: ASI183MM Pro Mount: Ioptron CEM40 Alignment:...
First Light with the ASI183MM Pro & William Optics GT71 telescope

First Light with the ASI183MM Pro & William Optics GT71 telescope

First Light with the ASI183MM Pro camera & William Optics GT71 telescope. ; Capturing M57 and M5 with the ASI183MM and William Optics GT71 Fourth floor balcony astrophotography from my inner city Brisbane abode means I am restricted to imaging only the norther parts...
ASIair 12v-5v DC converter 3D printed adapter bracket

ASIair 12v-5v DC converter 3D printed adapter bracket

ASIair 12v-5v DC converter 3D printed adapter bracket ; Designing & 3D printing an adapter bracket for the ASIair 12v-5v DC converter The ASIair is a small¬† Rapsperry Pi based mini computer with the computing power of an 1990’s Pentium 3. Used in conjunction...
PHD2 Guiding with Star Adventurer Mount

PHD2 Guiding with Star Adventurer Mount

PHD2 Guiding with Star Adventurer Mount ; 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...
William Optics GT71 with WO Field Flattener 6A2

William Optics GT71 with WO Field Flattener 6A2

William Optics GT71 with WO Field Flattener 6A2 ; Configuring a lightweight portable astrophotography imaging systemI use an assortment of telescopes, micro four thirds cameras as well as dedicated astrophotography CMOS cameras not to mention tracking mounts. With...