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Set Up at WIRUNA
3-May-2008 Wiruna NSW Australia

Set Up at "WIRUNA"

Waiting for darkness in final imaging mode at the dark sky
site of the Astronomical Society of New South Wales (ASNSW)

This was the first of three nights in a row used to compile this data set:
http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/centaurus_a

Astrophysics 152EDF Starfire APO
A 6" oil spaced triplet lens using FPL53 center element
with 4" field flattener

Takahashi NJP german equatorial mount (Total PE < 3") controlled by FS2

Finger Lakes Instrumentation ProLine16803 CCD with colour filterwheel-5-7

80mm ED refractor for guiding using a Starlightxpress SXV-H9

Astroart5 for camera control, preprocessing and alignment of frames.

Astronomik Type IIc 50mm square low reflection LRGBHaOIIISII filter set

STAR Atlas:PRO for mount control

Astro-Handy Light ring for flats

For images from this setup see:

http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/recent_images


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Patricia Cannaerts23-Oct-2010 14:12
thats a dream set up !
Enny16-Mar-2009 10:34
Hi ,you have a super hobby.