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Lacerta MGEN + Orion Thin Off-axis guider update


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Recently I have had a chance to fine tune my imaging setup due to the great weather I had one evening. This finally gave me the opportunity to get various settings of my guider setup sorted. My equipment for imaging is as follows: Celestron CGEM mount on a pier, Orion VX12 Newtonian, Olympus E-PL5 full-spectrum camera, Orion Thin off-axis guider, Lacerta MGEN autoguider, Astronomik CLS-CCD filter and Baader MPCC III coma corrector. Continue reading Lacerta MGEN + Orion Thin Off-axis guider update

Lacerta MGEN autoguider


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When astrophotography fever struck me many years ago, one of the things I bought was the Lacerta MGEN autoguider to use on my Skywatcher ED80 functioning as a guide scope. I wanted to be able to take longer subs with my telescope, and realised that with polar alignment that is not very true, I would need the guider to do a lot of work. Continue reading Lacerta MGEN autoguider