Equipment

Equipment

Mounts:

  • Celestron ASGT
  • Losmandy G-11
  • Barn Door Tracker

Telecopes & Lenses:

  • Celestron C8-NGT Newtownian, 200mm aperture, f/5, 1000mm focal length
  • Celestron 80ED Refractor, 80mm aperture, f/7.5, 600mm focal length
  • Astrotech AT8RC Ritchey Chretien, 200mm aperture, f/8, 1625mm focal length
  • Empire Model 652 Stargazer (1960s Sam’s Bargain Town), 50mm aperture, f/12, 600mm focal length with Surplus Shed replacement objective
  • Orion Mini 50 Guide Scope – 50mm aperture, 162mm focal length, f/3.2
  • Canon 200mm focal length, f/2.8, L Series EF lens
  • Sigma 17 – 70mm focal length, f/2.8 – 4.5, DC Macro EF lens
  • Canon 50mm focal length, f/1.8, FD lens
  • Nikon Nikkor 105mm f/2.5, Ai lens with Ai to Canon EF adapter
  • Antares Focal Reducer, 95mm focal length
  • Baader Multipurpose Coma Corrector (MPCC)
  • Astro-Tech AT2FF 2″ Field Flattener
  • Orion Thin Off Axis Guider

Cameras:

  • Canon Digital Rebel, 300D, unmodified
  • Canon XSi, 450D, (Canon IR Filter #2 replaced with Baader UV/IR Filter)
  • Celestron NexImage Planetary
  • SC2  – Kodak KAC-9638 CMOS
  • SC2M10 – Micron MT9M001 CMOS
  • SC2M8 – Micron MT9M001 CMOS used for autoguiding
  • SC2M034 – Micron / Aptina MT9M034 CMOS used for autoguiding
  • SC285 – Sony ICX285AL CCD
  • SC8300 – Kodak KAF8300 CCD

Filters:

  • Baader SII, Ha, OIII Narrowband
  • AstroDon LRGB I-Series, E-Series
  • Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Light Pollution
  • Orion Skyglow
  • Astronomik CLS EOS Clip-filter
  • Astronomik Filter Drawer
  • Custom Made Canon EF Lens to T-Thread Filter Exchange

Software:

  • PHD Guiding (ASCOM & GPUSB Mount Interface)
  • PHD Guiding 2
  • Deep Sky Stacker
  • Iris
  • AIP4WIN
  • Photoshop CS2
  • PixInsight LE 1.0
  • PixInsight 1.8 Ripley
  • Matlab
  • Registax
  • Amcap
  • EOS Utility
  • Backyard EOS
  • The Sky
  • Cartes Du Ciel
  • SkySafari 5 Plus

 

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200mmSC285

 

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