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
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.
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
Setting up PHD2 for RA only guiding with a Sky Watcher Star Adventurer mount & William Optics GT71 telescope.
Configuring the WO Field Flattener 6A2 and William Optics GT71 telescope
My first serious attempt at imaging M57, the famous “Ring Nebula” with the Williams Optics GTF102mm f6.9 flat filed telescope, a 2X Televue Powermate and a “one shot colour” astrophotography CCD camera in the imaging train.The planetary nebula was imaged from a...