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Observatory Parameters
Feb 17
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:05 19:43

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Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom

Member since Feb 2016

Equipment

Telescopes / lenses

  • Altair Astro Refractor 115/801 mm Altair EDT 115
  • Celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) 235/2350 mm C9.25
  • Pentacon Refractor 200/200 mm Pentacon 200mm F4 Telephoto lens
  • Orion OPTICS Maksutov-Cassegrain 140/2000 mm OMC 140
  • Altair Astro Achromatic 50/206 mm Altair 50mm
  • Olympus Zuiko Lens 135mm

Cameras

  • Atik 428EX (CCD)
  • Canon 1000D (CMOS) - modified
  • QHYCCD QHY 5II (CMOS)

Mounts

  • Equatorial Losmandy G11 with Gemini 1 Vers VI
  • Equatorial Skywatcher StarAdventurer

Software

  • Sequence Generator Pro 2.4.3.25
  • APT (Astro Photography Tool) 3
  • PHD Guiding 2 (Stark Labs) 2.6.1

Filters

  • Baader Planetarium Light pollution Neodymium 1.25"
  • Baader Planetarium H-alpha (Narrowband Hydrogen Alpha) Ha 1.25" 7nm
  • Baader Planetarium OIII (Narrowband Oxigen 3) OIII 1.25" 8nm
  • Astronomik SkyGlow Canon CLS IR clip 1.25" 450-520
  • Optolong Broadband UHC 2.00" ?

Accessories

  • Filter wheel Atik EWF2 1.24"

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