First Winter DSSR Lunar Mosaic

 Moon  Comments Off on First Winter DSSR Lunar Mosaic
Dec 072014
 

I have now dusted down my winter observatory and I did a quick test mosaic using DSSR. This comprised about 100x 10sec videos which my HEQ5 zipped thru in about 15 minutes. The videos were batch processed in AviStack 2 and merged in Microsoft ICE. Click on image for full size.

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 Posted by at 1:48 pm

Canon A810 Moon

 CHDK AstroKam, Moon  Comments Off on Canon A810 Moon
May 032013
 

I have been trying out my £50 Canon A810 camera for astro work. An early trial was to connect it to my Nexstar 4SE scope with a Skywatcher digiscoping bracket and the results were pretty good.

Here is a sample and you can see more of the image by clicking on it.

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 Posted by at 12:21 pm