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JohnG's Astrophotography Adventures

The Misty Glen Observatory.

The Observatory is a 2.3m Sirius Home Model on a 2.4m square wooden base. The Observatory is situated on the outskirts of the rural town of Cootamundra, NSW, Australia in the SouthWest Slopes region with skies normally reaching an SQM reading of over 21.

Equipment consists of a Takahashi TSA-102S with Reducer mounted on a Takahashi NJP mount with Temma 2 control, a SkyWatcher ED80 Pro is used as a dedicated guide scope. A Moravian Instruments, G2-8300 monochrome CCD camera with Astronomics Ha, O111, S11, NIR and Luminance filters is the main imaging camera.

Visual setup is the Takahashi EM-200 mount used with a Takahashi FC-76DS telescopes with TeleVue eyepieces.

Astro Camp and take away setup is the Takahashi FC-76DS with a Canon 60Da and a small 60mm finder as the guide scope. Take away setup also consists of a 200mm and 400mm Canon L lenses that can be mounted atop the FC-76DS, piggy back fashion.
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Bright and Named Stars from 34 degrees, South.
:: Bright and Named Stars from 34 degrees, South. ::
Images taken with the Moravian G2-8300 CCD
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Astrophotography with a DSLR
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Images taken with SBIG Cameras
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