This allows taking very long exposures of deep space objects. big SCTs) to avoid flexure issues. The M55 globular cluster (5x 240s and 6x 300s + darks, guided with an OAG) is taken with this new setup, with little polar alignment. Atik Infinity. I will update. My idea it to get at least 20 hours worth of data, so expect an enhancement in the next few days. Imaging with a C8 When I'm speaking about the history of Schmidt Cassegrains at star parties, club meetings, or cons, I often get puzzled looks and questions from new amateurs about one of the things I say: "One of the big reasons for the 8-inch SCTs becoming the most popular commercial telescope in the 70s was astrophotography. Total exposure time through LRGB filters is 38 hours. this is a preliminary image with just 6hrs of exposure. GLA supplementation regulates PHD2 mediated hypoxia and mitochondrial apoptosis in DMBA induced mammary gland carcinoma. 70 Calibration Steps: 125msec Auto/Resist Switching. First, it warned me I should disable Synchronous Pulseguide in the driver, I couldn’t find that setting and not sure I want to disable even if I could!. Pointing Model vs. How to setup Autoguiding in PHD2 This tutorial goes over how to setup autoguiding in PHD2 and also offers a couple tips and tricks to help get the most out of your Fitting Atik OAG to EFW3 and setting up for use with Lodestar X2 Atik off axis guider and Baader eyepiece holder are available from First Light Optics via the links below:. l have had some success with PHD2 using the asi290mm and oag. Jeong, Yun-Jeong; Cho, Hyun-Ji; Magae, Junji. About Sequence Generator Pro. Help with PHD and Off axis guider settings. Singing or humming the song "Happy Trails" is a fine choice for when you are taking circumpolar star trail images on a fixed tripod. It brings up the same ASCOM interface as CDC so my gut feeling is that I am using the right interface but I will certainly try different ones that look like they may work. Er is geen pointing informatie beschikbaar en er is geen declinatie compensatie mogelijk. An OAG sits between the focuser and the imaging camera. Captured and automated with SGP. For the first time I dithered with BYEOS and PHD2 (default settings). I have 25x300s subs with Darks, Flats and Bias(superbias too) on IC1805 from Friday. And basically with OAG you should only use high sensitive mono cameras. This is the exact reason I turned ‘Timed Finishing’ off in my settings. the entire night UPDATE: My PHD2 settings for the focal length of my guide scope were wrong - so my guiding results aren't as good as PHD2 was indicating. 45, Calibration Steps: 250msec, Auto/Resist Switching, 1-5 sec guiding exposure. Open this and check the ‘Activate stretch display’ check box. Hello everybody, I'm taking the step and going OAG. PHD2を起動すると、ガイドカメラが繋がってないようなワーニングがでるので、暫し、無い脳みそで考えた。 ガイドカメラをdisconnectにしたら、PHD2は文句を言わなくなった。 これって、PHD2を使う時の常識なのか(汗). This method involves stacking many short exposures to achieve a high sensitivity with simple equipment. Struggles with OAG, and SGP. The light splitting is achieved by a prism in a device called the Off-Axis-Guider - or OAG for short. Don't worry, I'm not going to dig in to how the light moves through the prism etc. 拡大すると、こんな感じなので、phd2でガイド中に見てた像に近い。このくらいの像ならガイドは無問題。. PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration, drift alignment, reading the graph, and tweaking settings for given First Use of Celestron's OAG on a C9. If you can dredge up some data and are willing to work through some testing, we should be able to nail this down. I am about to start some AP this year and am researching what'd be best to start with myself. In the PHD2 program, the guide camera works best if you capture a dark-frame set using PHD2's dark library wizard feature. Similarly, if you're guidng with an OAG on your main imaging scope, the focal length will be that of the main scope. Therefore, should I. 70 Calibration Steps: 125msec Auto/Resist Switching. I will update. The PHD2 settings dialog looks like this (note that you can set this for the current sequence via the control panel or you can set this per equipment profile via the equipment profile manager): The install path (described above) is a global setting and applies to all sequences and profiles. 5KB This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. For the first time I dithered with BYEOS and PHD2 (default settings). Re: A new OAG with PHD2 and ZWO ASI120MC - questions Between the camera and the reducer - the Celestron EdgeHD t-adapter and the Orion thin OAG with its Canon t-ring and t-thread adapter. I would like to use PHD2 for guiding, using. 5 Tips for Better PHD2 Guiding. Replied by Daan on topic Connect ZWO Asiair to Avalon Linear (Stargo) problem is solved In the telescope settings there is a pulldown menu in which you can select next to the "Avalon Stargo" mount also the mount "Avalon Legacy". Maybe also play with the spacing to my camera. 8-inch sensor size, the monochrome QHY5III178M is a superb guiding camera due to its advantages in resolution and wide FOV, plus its extraordinary sensitivity due to the STARVIS Exmor sensor. Antes se ponía a mano, pero ahora PHD2 hace como MaximDL, al estar conectado a la montura sabe a donde apunta y no es necesario recalibrar. This software is setup. How to Setup PHD2 (Autoguide Software) I've received a lot of requests from people that have asked if I could show what my settings are in the PHD2 auto-guiding software. The primary goal of the society was to promote and disseminate the knowledge and understanding acquired. OAG and Ultrastar autoguider, Optec Handy Stepper Motor focuser. Compatible. 5 introduces new drivers while providing fixes and improvements to existing devices and core framework. 9 µm with a pixel array of 1936 x 1096. I have set the image camera and the guide camera to achieve focus at the same point and I have set up a new camera profile with the Wizzard. 17/10/2017 Dionisiou Chalkidiki, Greece. D3200 Digital SLR with 18-55mm Lens. Skywatcher 200P with an astro modded Canon 700d, cls ccd filter, field flattener, guided by OAG, ASI 120, PHD2. Click the "Calculate" button, enter your guide scope focal length (or main scope focal length if you are using an OAG), pixel size, and mount guide speed, and the program will give you a value in milliseconds to enter in the calibration step field. I am using a Canon 600d (modded) with a Lacerta OAG. Any help would be greatly appreciated! thanks! Steve. PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration, drift alignment, reading the graph, and tweaking settings for given First Use of Celestron's OAG on a C9. Product SKU: 52064. PHD2 Best Practices Bruce Waddington Andy Galasso Getting Started Use the new-profile wizard to specify connections Enter correct values for camera pixel size and guide scope focal length Build and use a dark library for the camera – the wizard will help you do that Use a separate profile for each gear combination Gear Connections Use ASCOM pulse-guiding instead of ST-4 guiding if mount. com has a good guiding calculator which works pretty much the same as what PHD2 will do. Australian Amateur Astrophotography has 5,209 members. SharpCap (a 3rd party application) is also fully supported and tested with native drivers. OAG and Ultrastar autoguider, Optec Handy Stepper Motor focuser. Discussion in 'General' started by blireina, Oct 29, 2015. QHYCCD designs and manufactures world-leading astronomical cameras, ranging from entry-level to professional, CMOS and CCD, front-illuminated and back-illuminated, specially crafted for amateur and professional astronomers worldwide. Hopefully in the very near future i will have a crack at guiding,set tup is as follows sw200p on a EQ6 mount canon 1000D qhy5L-11 guide camera using a qhy guide camera F/L 130mm f4. I assume I should be manually trying to start looping in PHD2 and not be leaving it for SGP to start? And fyi: Guiding via PHD2 works fine when not using SGP and just connecting PHD2 directly to the SBIG camera driver, so this is not a problem with the camera/OAG set-up. The light splitting is achieved by a prism in a device called the Off-Axis-Guider - or OAG for short. Polar Alignment is a SharpCap Pro feature. PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration, drift alignment, reading the graph, and tweaking settings for given First Use of Celestron's OAG on a C9. Im having a certain amount of trouble getting my new QHY5L-II to play nicely with PHD2. Captured and automated with Voyager. I usually send the guide commands from PHD2 "on camera" (through the SX Lodestar to the ST-4 cable into the guiding port on the mount). Agena Astro was out of stock on this item at the time but I was able to find one at Adorama for the same price. Excised mammary gland tissue sample was lysed in trizol for RNA extraction and analyzed for the mRNA expression of PHD2,. Borte 3 mountain top, sky bright 21. This is very useful in OAG to looking for a guide star. Make sure that the OAG is pushed in as the stars in the outer areas might be too dim; One user has the exact same setup that I have - except that he does not use a focal reducer. this is a preliminary image with just 6hrs of exposure. RGB + pseudo-Luminance. Using PHD2 Guiding There are five basic steps to start guiding. A wide range of features makes SharpCap suitable for many types of astro-imaging including Planetary, Lunar, Solar, Deep Sky and EAA (Electronically Assisted Astronomy). The purpose of this document is to get you up and running with continuous auto-focus quickly. Die Idee, dass man die Guiding-Kamera (am OAG) ausgerichtet auf die Achsen montiert, wäre die, dass so das Pol-Align in PHD2 auch ohne vorherige Kalibrierung funktioniert. Click each "Connect" button to test the. In this video I will review Celestron Off-Axis Guider. I was poking around through the PHD2 software settings and decided to see what all the log file had in it that might be useful. It arrived and instead I had received a 1. An OAG sits between the focuser and the imaging camera. With OAG I have successfuly used QHY5 and ASI120, but more sensitive ASI290MM gives more stars. Sh2-231, Sh2-232, Sh2-232 and Sh2-235 Uwe Deutermann. 96"/pixel image scale. Er is geen pointing informatie beschikbaar en er is geen declinatie compensatie mogelijk. I guides with PHD2 with a Lodestar autoguider. The Israel Society for Neuroscience—ISFN—was founded in 1993 by a group of Israeli leading scientists conducting research in the area of neurobiology. Singing or humming the song "Happy Trails" is a fine choice for when you are taking circumpolar star trail images on a fixed tripod. I'm always fighting, without success, with my guiding settings in PHD2. zipがリリースされているので、MacBook Pro. Mount: EQMOD EQ6-R Pro Telescope: 8" 800mm F/4 Newt Guider: QHY 5-L-M-II ZWO OAG. SharpCap (a 3rd party application) is also fully supported and tested with native drivers. PHD2 settings: RA Aggressiveness: 60, RA Hysteresis: 10, Max RA/Dec Duration: 2000, Min Move: 0. Our goal is to provide a best-in-class image capture suite for astrophotography. Imaging with the Ultrastar C: The Ultrastar C makes an excellent colour imaging camera, especially when used as a ‘Live View’ imager. 0 - Is an Non ASCOM Focuser Control Program for "Manual" focus control of 2 focusers using a PC. Clicking yes will fire up ASCOM/EQMOD and get the settings for guiding directly from it: For my setup, I hadn't adjusted any settings of EQMOD, it determined the EQ6-R Pro's configuration to be 0. In this vid I cover the drift alignment tool. Calibration (including Dark Subtraction) and Post-processed with PixInsight. performed for PHD2, HIF-l α, UCHL-1, FASN and SREBP-1c. ZWO is the company who makes the ASI294 and the ASI120. This software is setup. I am using a Lakeside motorfocuser on a WO Star 71 with a QSI 683-WSG. Guiding: TSOAG9 Off-Axis-Guider, Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2, PHD2 Camera: Nikon D5300 (unmodified) (sensor 23. With this settings I reach 100% sub utilization at 2 years ago. I did not see any backlash. I was poking around through the PHD2 software settings and decided to see what all the log file had in it that might be useful. phd2 guider settings #27138 If you want to use PHD2 for guiding with Ekos, you can choose to have the camera connected to KStars and use it with INDI, or you can connect the guide camera directly to PHD2 if you prefer. Bortle 7 Equipment: Explore scientific Ed80 Apo triplet with astrotech. But I'm frustrated by the polar alignment. I think I need a laptop, software, more power, guide scope, CCD imager or dslr, and money, time, guidance (no pun intended) and patience. Meade Instruments: A world leader in the manufacturing of Telescopes, Solar Telescopes, Microscopes, Optics, Binoculars, for amateur astronomers and hobbyists. After a while I gave up and used the 120mm. 5, setting up a new profile in PHD2 I'm assuming I enter the FL of 731 mm and everything else remains the same since I'm using the same camera and same mount. For now, it appears that the Starlight Xpress SXV-AO-LF together with PHD2 is the only solution to address the differential-flexure issue with a second imaging camera. PHD2 settings: RA Aggressiveness: 60, RA Hysteresis: 10, Max RA/Dec Duration: 2000, Min Move: 0. 6 arcsec RMS. 3 Coma Corrector on a Celestron Alt-Az Fork with Wedge. This group is open to all night-sky related photography, either for posting photos, events, or. Trying to set up my current HEQ5 Pro for astro with laptop. USB Port & Cable: 3. I have been struggling a little. Re: A new OAG with PHD2 and ZWO ASI120MC - questions Between the camera and the reducer - the Celestron EdgeHD t-adapter and the Orion thin OAG with its Canon t-ring and t-thread adapter. settings and open the 'View' menu. Astrodon Red filter, 17 x 7 minutes, 1x1. Alles zo goedkoop mogelijk haha. PHD2 tracked well at RA of 1. with the focal. Couldn't get it to work properly and most of the time the cause of failure is on my PHD2 AutoGuiding, not because of the software, but because of the OAG. Demonstrating the Celestron OAG by Chuck's Astrophotography. I am trying to use an STT-8300M with an 8-Position Filter Wheel that has OAG built-in. GLA supplementation regulates PHD2 mediated hypoxia and mitochondrial. This is a work-in-progress and so far represents data captured over 2 nights, 2019. I moved on to PHD2. Polar Alignment is a SharpCap Pro feature. Tja und da beißt es sich halt. the StarShoot G3 DSCI is compatible with Win 10 and uses ASCOM to interface with PHD2. Most of the light goes through to the main imaging camera, with the rest going to the guide camera - in my case a ZWO ASI 290 mini. this is a preliminary image with just 6hrs of exposure. One night it is good, another it is horrible. Astro-images taken through a telescope on a tracking mount provide breathtaking color and detail that you just can't see with your eyes alone. North Idaho Solar Activity has 477 members. I am using a Canon 600d (modded) with a Lacerta OAG. 9 and it broke my QHY8 camera driver, so jumped back to a windows platform). I would like to use PHD2 for guiding, using the 8300 guider. PHD2 is my guide software. PHD2 Best Practices Change in mount guide speed settings Rotation of guide camera or OAG by more than a few degrees Note: recalibration is still required if no ASCOM 'mount' or 'aux-mount' connection is used Polar Alignment Get a good polar alignment, but don't be obsessive-compulsive about it Use the drift alignment tool to get. 5/4 x 6 x12 footers x 27 **for the decking. In short, SGPro can be as powerful as you want it to be. ZWO OAG + 224MC. PHD2 is easy enough for a beginner to use right away, yet also includes sophisticated. 3m scope and the OAG to a 330mm scope and the OAG. should wait after a dithering process until it starts the next capture; PHD2 Settle Timeout. Re: PHD2 Guiding Tips Post by JayTee » Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:43 am Just read this today on the Open PHD Guiding Google group from the creators of PHD2 - Do not run PHD2 in Administrator mode as it tends to "mess with" the ASCOM drivers. That said, SGPro is also extremely intuitive and easy to use for beginners. Using Telescope Eyepieces. Je kan met PHD de volgende settings doen: Mount = On-camera, Aux Mount = none In deze instelling stuurt PHD2 guide commando's naar de camera en de camera stuurt deze door naar je mount. PHD2 Guiding - Setup, Troubleshooting & Tips. big SCTs) to avoid flexure issues. Guiding: TSOAG9 Off-Axis-Guider, Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2, PHD2 Camera: Nikon D5300 (unmodified) (sensor 23. The drift align tool in PHD2 can be used to quickly obtain a precise polar alignment of your equatorial mount. In PHD2's settings, I had set the Dec correction to "Resist Switch" which in previous trips has resulted in really crappy Dec corrections -- there are occasional elongated stars that I believe are the result of crazy Dec movements. Available in monochrome and color. It can be used with dedicated astronomy cameras, webcams and USB frame grabbers. I do have trees blocking the view so it wasn't perfect, but I was in the ballpark. phd2 guider settings #27138 If you want to use PHD2 for guiding with Ekos, you can choose to have the camera connected to KStars and use it with INDI, or you can connect the guide camera directly to PHD2 if you prefer. ZWO OAG でガイド そしたら、APT がいつのまにか便利(?)になってて、撮影時の Gain を settingsで ASCOMドライバから変更しなくても良くなってるっぽい。 APT で撮影して PHD2 でオートガイドのテスト。PHD2 は QHY5L-II-C を使った 240mm。. When you use OAG guider working with Ritchey-Chretien or Schmit-Cassegrain telescope, the hardest part is to looking for a guide star. it? I compare PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration, drift alignment, reading the graph, and tweaking settings for given How to Setup PHD2 (Autoguide Software) I've received a lot of requests Planning and OAG Setup I go through the process of saving the ED102 imaging profile in APT before. For most average, backyard astrophotographers, anything longer than 2 minutes is pushing the limits of scopes and mounts – perhaps even pushing 1 minute is a challenge. Well, as it turns out, every data point from the whole night is contained in it! Every correction, guide star SNR, RMS error, etc. Fed-Police Vigilantes Persecute Citizen Targets * ETK Introduction: This series of articles and posts, compiled between 2010 and 2012 by Geeldon, may be the single most informative and important post on this website. Im having a certain amount of trouble getting my new QHY5L-II to play nicely with PHD2. PHD2 setup question #32500 The first screenshot shows the dialog boxes encountered when selecting guiding through the mount which is what I want, and the second when selecting the guide camera. It arrived and instead I had received a 1. Maybe go back to using guide scope using original PHD2 guide scope settings once more to make sure that everything is working again and then revert back to OAG and change two important PHD2 settings: Search Region (50 pixels) and Minimum Move (1. Open this and check the ‘Activate stretch display’ check box. blireina Guest. Make sure that the OAG is pushed in as the stars in the outer areas might be too dim; One user has the exact same setup that I have - except that he does not use a focal reducer. GLA supplementation regulates PHD2 mediated hypoxia and mitochondrial. I have been using PHD2 for a few months on a refractor. It looks like this avoids OAG, but yes, things can get a bit messy and expensive and discouraging. 45, Calibration Steps: 250msec, Auto/Resist Switching, 1-5 sec guiding exposure. Help with PHD and Off axis guider settings. I was able to shoot for about 5 hours continuous with no PHD2 recalibration. As it stands now, PHD2 talks to FocusLock and the Camera Sync program TheSkyX, and runs the SXV-AO-LF very reliably. I would feedback from those doing pointing models if would be advantageous for me to try it based on my specific setup on stick with OAG. It can perform many complex tasks in order to meet your imaging needs. Nora Volkow, go to: The True, Deadly Scope of America's Fentanyl Problem. Tweaking PHD2 is easily done and the settings vary from each equipment setup. A guidescope attaches to the main telescope via mounting rings that allow it to be aimed independently to some. 8-inch sensor size, the monochrome QHY5III178M is a superb guiding camera due to its advantages in resolution and wide FOV, plus its extraordinary sensitivity due to the STARVIS Exmor sensor. D3200 Digital SLR with 18-55mm Lens. 3 I will be using phd2 and using APT to capture subs etc this also has dithering built in (in the global tab ditheri. OAG with PHD2 Bruce Donzanti #69831. I used the C11 at around 1700mm, through a Baader UHC filter. One night it is good, another it is horrible. To view the blog post by NIDA Director Dr. I have been using PHD2 for a few months on a refractor. The Israel Society for Neuroscience—ISFN—was founded in 1993 by a group of Israeli leading scientists conducting research in the area of neurobiology. Captured and automated with SGP. Open this and check the 'Activate stretch display' check box. PHD2 Best Practices Change in mount guide speed settings Rotation of guide camera or OAG by more than a few degrees Note: recalibration is still required if no ASCOM 'mount' or 'aux-mount' connection is used Polar Alignment Get a good polar alignment, but don't be obsessive-compulsive about it Use the drift alignment tool to get. PHD2 Guiding - Setup, Troubleshooting & Tips. PHD2 guiding on the mount was approx. Antes se ponía a mano, pero ahora PHD2 hace como MaximDL, al estar conectado a la montura sabe a donde apunta y no es necesario recalibrar. There is some backlash in both the RA and Dec axes. Reduces problems with flexure and mirror shift. Unfortunately bushfire smoke looks like wiping me out for months so I haven't been able to test very much (2 nights only since last posting). Fitting Atik OAG to EFW3 and setting up for use with Lodestar X2 Atik off axis guider and Baader eyepiece holder are available from First Light Optics via the links PHD2 Guiding - Setup, Troubleshooting & Tips An overview for those who have. I normally do manual step when in comes to autoguiding and my most advanced automation as a script written to run in Nebulosity. PHD2 tracked well at RA of 1. 17 figure was for 1x1 binning on the lodestar, goes down to 0. If you really can't determine what the guide speed settings are in the mount, leave the setting at the default value of 0. How to setup Autoguiding in PHD2 This tutorial goes over how to setup autoguiding in PHD2 and also offers a couple tips and tricks to help get the most out of your Fitting Atik OAG to EFW3 and setting up for use with Lodestar X2 Atik off axis guider and Baader eyepiece holder are available from First Light Optics via the links below:. The Low limit for the white was set just above the noise level and the High limit for the Shadows was set just above this noise level as well ~0. OAG and Ultrastar autoguider, Optec Handy Stepper Motor focuser. I am trying to use an STT-8300M with an 8-Position Filter Wheel that has OAG built-in. Settings for Max RA/DEC duration, PE method and min-move varies, and I run the GA each night before the sequencing. Both of these shots are with the 208mm f/3. Deconvolution: I create a luminance clone of the image and use the STF settings with Histogram Transformation to stretch it. Of note, I have found the home position for the EXOS-2GT and with good PA, targets are always in frame with the first goto. It uses a small prism to deflect part of the incoming light into the guide camera. If you can dredge up some data and are willing to work through some testing, we should be able to nail this down. PHD2 has a large set of parameters that can be adjusted to optimize your guiding performance. the entire night UPDATE: My PHD2 settings for the focal length of my guide scope were wrong - so my guiding results aren't as good as PHD2 was indicating. Mechanism of Cardioprotection by Early Ischemic Preconditioning Article · Literature Review in Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy 24(3):225-34 · June 2010 with 27 Reads How we measure 'reads'. I was poking around through the PHD2 software settings and decided to see what all the log file had in it that might be useful. This is an important aspect of deep sky astrophotography because it allows you to focus on capturing successful long exposure images and get the most out of your telescope mount. it is also only compatible with PHD2 v 2. But it does show up noise well, including hot pixels. The Atik Infinity is supplied with our custom software dedicated to video astronomy, with a Sony ICX825 sensor embedded with EXview HAD CCD II™ technology has a generous 6,45 µm pixel size. NGC 2403 is an outlying member of the M81 Group, and is approximately 8 million light-years distant. Re: Colour balancing of data that was filtered by a light po by almcl » Tue Nov 08, 2016 7:51 pm Sorry it has taken so long to respond, it has taken me this long to get some decent data and even now have a monster dust bunny for which apologies. 45, Calibration Steps: 250msec, Auto/Resist Switching, 1-5 sec guiding exposure. settings and open the ‘View’ menu. Our goal is to provide a best-in-class image capture suite for astrophotography. Now to get something that looks similar to Andy's picture below, I will be well on my way. It is based on PHD Guiding version 1. We all do it—ogle over the astrophotographs taken by the masters. The screenshot has the guiding graph and target. 25 SCT Lessons learned from my first use of Celestron's off-axis guider and how to center on a guide star indoors and during the day!. PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration, drift alignment, reading the graph, and tweaking settings for given First Use of Celestron's OAG on a C9. These are the current settings that I use in PHD2 and EQMOD. Now that M31 is again well placed in the sky it gave me the perfect opportunity to test out a focal reducer on my Takahashi FSQ85 which frames this beautiful galaxy nicely. What settings in the lens module would help? You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post. Care is needed to make sure the prism on the OAG is not too low as it will show up in any image captures. The guide camera is focused by sliding it up or down the OAG connecting shaft of the filter wheel, and it works well. This an overview for those who have never guided, and some tips for advanced users who already know their way around a guiding graph. It consists of 18 x 20mins subs. PHD2 is my guide software. This will automatically boost the image brightness so that faint guide stars can be easily seen - if necessary, you can adjust the slider for the best results. Although these are called "advanced" settings, they are not particularly difficult to understand, and you shouldn't hesitate to explore them. This tutorial will help you get PHD2 setup and running with the default settings. PHD2 is an open source guiding program for beginners or advanced users. Beginner's Guide to Setting Up Your LOSMANDY Equatorial Mount for use with PHD2 Guiding Introduction If you are reading this because you just purchased a Losmandy Equatorial mount, con-gratulations! You have one of the best mounts available today, and certainly one of the best values in astrophotography available anywhere. Antes se ponía a mano, pero ahora PHD2 hace como MaximDL, al estar conectado a la montura sabe a donde apunta y no es necesario recalibrar. ASI174 mini have 1/1. Re: A new OAG with PHD2 and ZWO ASI120MC - questions Between the camera and the reducer - the Celestron EdgeHD t-adapter and the Orion thin OAG with its Canon t-ring and t-thread adapter. Alles zo goedkoop mogelijk haha. It allows a software program, like EQMOD (a hub,) to be controlled by multiple software programs. PHD2 is easy enough for a beginner to use right away, yet also includes sophisticated. I assume I should be manually trying to start looping in PHD2 and not be leaving it for SGP to start? And fyi: Guiding via PHD2 works fine when not using SGP and just connecting PHD2 directly to the SBIG camera driver, so this is not a problem with the camera/OAG set-up. Most important setting not shown below is mount guide rate to 1. Settings were 23x20s 1600 raw. Fed-Police Vigilantes Persecute Citizen Targets * ETK Introduction: This series of articles and posts, compiled between 2010 and 2012 by Geeldon, may be the single most informative and important post on this website. I Found More Used Telescope Stuff for Sale in One Place Than Can Be Humanly Possible Written by Stuart Parkerson on August 28, 2018 I have always enjoyed finding a deal – boats, cars, jewelry (for my significant other of course), and yes, telescopes – well you name it, I am into getting a deal. But it does show up noise well, including hot pixels. I used the C11 at around 1700mm, through a Baader UHC filter. Make sure that the OAG is pushed in as the stars in the outer areas might be too dim; One user has the exact same setup that I have - except that he does not use a focal reducer. 6 arcsec RMS. So i'll try and keep this brief. I have been using PHD2 for a few months on a refractor. This is the tab where you set up all the parameters recmd-k vlated to your equipment. com has a good guiding calculator which works pretty much the same as what PHD2 will do. Ascom i62 a premium VoWiFi handset that is easy to carry, robust and drop resistant. For guiding, I have been using PHD2 with an OAG for about 2 years but I find it to be finicky and I often have to get up on the ladder to re-focus the guide camera (one of the few non-automated steps). That setting is how much (as a percentage) of the calculated necessary movement PHD2 actually sends to the mount. Australian Amateur Astrophotography has 5,209 members. Over the years we have been frustrated by a distinct lack of key features that make life easier under stars. 25 Upgrade Focuser to William Optics DDG Crayford Celestron C9. it is also only compatible with PHD2 v 2. Fitting Atik OAG to EFW3 and setting up for use with Lodestar X2 Atik off axis guider and Baader eyepiece holder are available from First Light Optics via the links PHD2 Guiding - Setup, Troubleshooting & Tips An overview for those who have. The Low limit for the white was set just above the noise level and the High limit for the Shadows was set just above this noise level as well ~0. Another issue is field curvature / coma. I assume I should be manually trying to start looping in PHD2 and not be leaving it for SGP to start? And fyi: Guiding via PHD2 works fine when not using SGP and just connecting PHD2 directly to the SBIG camera driver, so this is not a problem with the camera/OAG set-up. Open this and check the ‘Activate stretch display’ check box. " Normal settings rage from about 70% to. OAG and Ultrastar. My idea it to get at least 20 hours worth of data, so expect an enhancement in the next few days. Re: PHD2 Guiding Tips Post by yobbo89 » Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:07 pm I have one tip that may or may not help people guiding with an asi zwo camera, give ascom driver a go instead of the native zwo driver , and use 8 bit instead of 16 bit. (Also my camera program and image I'm shooting). 80"), Calibration Steps: 200msec, Lowpass2 Dec guiding algorithm, 4 seconds auto guiding exposure and dithering 5 pixels. I am pretty new using PI, but reaching out for a little help to see if this can be resolved in processing. Astrodon Blue filter, 17 x 7 minutes, 1x1. You have a lot of equipment and sometimes it is difficult to get it all working together. PHD2 is my guide software. Driver support: PHD2, AltairCapture, SharpCapAltairCapture OS support: Win XP 32bit / Vista / 7/8/10 (32 & 64 bit) NOTE: Windows 10 is recommended for best USB performance, with 2013 or later USB host controller v1. PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration, drift alignment, reading the graph, and tweaking settings for given First Use of Celestron's OAG on a C9. He sent me his settings: RA Aggressiveness: 60 RA Hysteresis: 10 Max Dec Duration: 75 Min Motion: 0. Agena Astro was out of stock on this item at the time but I was able to find one at Adorama for the same price. This method involves stacking many short exposures to achieve a high sensitivity with simple equipment. This group is open to all night-sky related photography, either for posting photos, events, or. 6mm, 6016x4016 3. 0 Megapixel IMX178 STARVIS Exmor R back-illuminated CMOS sensor. Je kan met PHD de volgende settings doen: Mount = On-camera, Aux Mount = none In deze instelling stuurt PHD2 guide commando's naar de camera en de camera stuurt deze door naar je mount. I can't help you with PHD I'm afraid, but this is certainly going to be your issue. Mount: EQMOD EQ6-R Pro Telescope: 8" 800mm F/4 Newt Guider: QHY 5-L-M-II ZWO OAG. Color or Mono CMOS sensors to be cooled to 35C to 40C degrees below ambient! more. That said, SGPro is also extremely intuitive and easy to use for beginners. Calibration (including Dark Subtraction) and Post-processed with PixInsight. Different focal lengths, in particular, will require different autoguider settings based on the focal length and often the seeing. How to Setup PHD2 (Autoguide Software) I've received a lot of requests from people that have asked if I could show what my settings are in the PHD2 auto-guiding software. I just moved from one target to the next. Fed-Police Vigilantes Persecute Citizen Targets * ETK Introduction: This series of articles and posts, compiled between 2010 and 2012 by Geeldon, may be the single most informative and important post on this website. it? I compare PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration, drift alignment, reading the graph, and tweaking settings for given How to Setup PHD2 (Autoguide Software) I've received a lot of requests Planning and OAG Setup I go through the process of saving the ED102 imaging profile in APT before. In this study, we investigated the potential molecular mechanisms. Thanks for the comments on PHD2, by the way. 6mm, 6016x4016 3. The OAG can also be supplied on its own, with an extension The settings shown above are generally satisfactory as a starting point, although some will probably need refinement for best results. The guide camera is focused by sliding it up or down the OAG connecting shaft of the filter wheel, and it works well. 45, Calibration Steps: 250msec, Auto/Resist Switching, 1 sec guiding exposure. Off Axis Guiding is explained, using the ZWO OAG, an RC6, a DSLR and a Setting Up An Off-Axis Guider We look at the idea behind the OAG, its challenges, and its benefits and show how Stellarium can be used to identify potential PHD2 Grundlagen In diesem Video beschreibe ich euch grundlegend die Software. We recommend using the current core software in all circumstances. PHD2 Guiding - Setup, Troubleshooting & Tips. I did get equally good results with the "normal" settings on OAG and improved by about 50% with some mechanical work on my mount but am still getting RMS about the order of 1-2 secs. blireina Guest. Deconvolution: I create a luminance clone of the image and use the STF settings with Histogram Transformation to stretch it. One thing I was unsure of is the size of the viewed guide stars in PHD2. In PHD2's settings, I had set the Dec correction to "Resist Switch" which in previous trips has resulted in really crappy Dec corrections -- there are occasional elongated stars that I believe are the result of crazy Dec movements. May 7, 2020 - Astrophotography tutorials. settings and open the ‘View’ menu. April 2020 release of INDI Library v1. We know they didn't come easily and that one point of these awe-striking images involves guiding a telescope for imaging. Nikon D5300. 80"), Calibration Steps: 200msec, Lowpass2 Dec guiding algorithm, 4 seconds auto guiding exposure and dithering 5 pixels. In this For example, you can guide using PhD2 and focus through ASCOM. Alles zo goedkoop mogelijk haha. QHYCCD designs and manufactures world-leading astronomical cameras, ranging from entry-level to professional, CMOS and CCD, front-illuminated and back-illuminated, specially crafted for amateur and professional astronomers worldwide. OAG ministerial gifts, hospitality, travel and meetings, Oct to Dec 2015 Data on gifts that ministers gave and received, their external meetings and any overseas travel. 45, Calibration Steps: 250msec, Auto/Resist Switching, 1 sec guiding exposure. So you can have SGP, PHD2 AstroTortilla, Cartes Du Ciel, and StellariumScope all tracking your mount and able to control it at the same time. In short, SGPro can be as powerful as you want it to be. Tja und da beißt es sich halt. This does not look like its guiding well, but at the same time I am getting round stars at 200 seconds. PHD2 has all sorts of advanced setting for hysteresis, etc. Introducing a New Way to Auto-Focus. Deconvolution: I create a luminance clone of the image and use the STF settings with Histogram Transformation to stretch it. What is the scope you are using with the OAG? I had to change the settings by quite a bit when I moved from a 2. 5 Tips for Better PHD2 Guiding. PHD2 is a telescope autoguiding software that automates the process of tracking a guide star. He used his Skywatcher Explorer C8 200 with a F6. PHD2 settings: RA Aggressiveness: 60, RA Hysteresis: 10, Max RA/Dec Duration: 2000, Min Move: 0. Ik dacht meer aan de eventuele settings in phd2. Atik Infinity. One night it is good, another it is horrible. I have frequent problems with the camera failing to deliver images to PHD2 (Eg, looping mode hangs, giving a camera timeout error) (eg making a dark frame library in PHD2 gets started but often fails before ge. The Atik Infinity is the first Atik CCD camera dedicated to video astronomy. The open star cluster NGC6823 at almost top centre of the image, this was a conscious descision as I wanted to capture more of the nebula structure in the frame. April 2020 release of INDI Library v1. GLA supplementation regulates PHD2 mediated hypoxia and mitochondrial apoptosis in DMBA induced mammary gland carcinoma. PHD2 is an open source guiding program for beginners or advanced users. Compatible. PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration, drift alignment, reading the graph, and tweaking settings for given First Use of Celestron's OAG on a C9. after a few discussion with the American company OPTCORP they said that to guide properly you need a minimum guide-scope that is 4 times less than the original focal length of the main scope. Click the above to download the core software. Last night I was unable to get PHD2 to connect to the mount with the "on camera" setting, so instead I connected PHD2 to the mount using ASCOM. after a few discussion with the American company OPTCORP they said that to guide properly you need a minimum guide-scope that is 4 times less than the original focal length of the main scope. PHD2 is an open source guiding program for beginners or advanced users. The PHD2 settings dialog looks like this (note that you can set this for the current sequence via the control panel or you can set this per equipment profile via the equipment profile manager): The install path (described above) is a global setting and applies to all sequences and profiles. This method involves stacking many short exposures to achieve a high sensitivity with simple equipment. Currently I manually start an autofocus run before starting my sequence. I wonder if I am using SGP correctly to autofocus… It works, but it can take quite a while and has occasionally failed me. Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider Starlightxpress Lodestar Autoguider Lodestar Autoguider - Starlight Xpress Ltd The Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Autoguider is a popular guide camera for deep-sky astrophotography In fact, the original Lodestar was considered to be the best autoguider on the market for a long time The X2 version is the successor to the original Starlight Xpress Lodestar. OAG and Ultrastar. This is a work-in-progress and so far represents data captured over 2 nights, 2019. These settings generally apply to any Losmandy mount with a Gemini II Goto system, including G8, G11G, G11GT, and Titan. Pointing Model vs. 70 Calibration Steps: 125msec Auto/Resist Switching. Driver support: PHD2, AltairCapture, SharpCapAltairCapture OS support: Win XP 32bit / Vista / 7/8/10 (32 & 64 bit) NOTE: Windows 10 is recommended for best USB performance, with 2013 or later USB host controller v1. You want to setup PHD2 because you are doing astrophotography. Smiling Face. The QSI-6162 model camera model employs a KAF-16200, 16 megapixel, full frame CCD image sensor with microlens technology that has been specifically produced for astrophotography. I moved on to PHD2. Struggles with OAG, and SGP. 25 Upgrade Focuser to William Optics DDG Crayford. blireina Guest. How to setup Autoguiding in PHD2 This tutorial goes over how to setup autoguiding in PHD2 and also offers a couple tips and tricks to help get the most out of your Fitting Atik OAG to EFW3 and setting up for use with Lodestar X2 Atik off axis guider and Baader eyepiece holder are available from First Light Optics via the links below:. 0 max move using an OAG and the SBIG RGH, 5 second guiding exposures with a 5 second delay. It uses a small prism to deflect part of the incoming light into the guide camera. Sequence Generator Pro is an extremely powerful image capture suite. Looping - Change in mount guide speed settings - Rotation of guide camera or OAG by more than a few degrees • Note: recalibration is still required if no ASCOM. I am guiding with a 60mm APM Deluxe guide-scope which is 284 Focal length. I have 36mm unmounted Astrodon narrowband and LRGB filters which I am not looking to replace. Benefits of using an Off-Axis Guider The most obvious advantage of using an off-axis guider over a small auxiliary guide ‘scope, is that you are now using the same focal length as the imaging telescope. I did not see any backlash. PHD2 Best Practices Bruce Waddington Andy Galasso. Er is geen pointing informatie beschikbaar en er is geen declinatie compensatie mogelijk. 5/4 x 6 x12 footers x 27 **for the decking. Canon's EOS Rebel SL3 / EOS 250D is the latest in the company's line of diminutive DSLRs. Our ASI174MM/MC with a resolution 2. Celestron’s award-winning Nature DX binocular gets a major upgrade with the addition of ED objective lenses. The PHD2 settings dialog looks like this (note that you can set this for the current sequence via the control panel or you can set this per equipment profile via the equipment profile manager): The install path (described above) is a global setting and applies to all sequences and profiles. FocusLock only needs a connection to the Filter Wheel if you intend to use Filter Offsets. Settings were 23x20s 1600 raw. Mount: EQMOD EQ6-R Pro Telescope: 8" 800mm F/4 Newt Guider: QHY 5-L-M-II ZWO OAG. The 6-micron pixel size make this camera the ideal imaging partner for a wide range of focal length telescopes. This may have been due to stars not being visible in the small pick off prism of my OAG, but I can't be sure. 25 SCT Lessons learned from my first use of Celestron's off-axis guider and how to center on a guide star indoors and during the day!. Guiding: TSOAG9 Off-Axis-Guider, Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2, PHD2 Camera: Nikon D5300 (unmodified) (sensor 23. 5KB This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Thickness is about 12-13mm total for the OAG and its adapters. PHD2 is easy enough for a beginner to use right away, yet also includes sophisticated. Unfortunately bushfire smoke looks like wiping me out for months so I haven't been able to test very much (2 nights only since last posting). The Orion StarShoot AutoGuider is a popular, proven solution to autoguiding for astrophotography. NGC 2403 (also Caldwell 7) is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Camelopardalis. I usually send the guide commands from PHD2 "on camera" (through the SX Lodestar to the ST-4 cable into the guiding port on the mount). Antibodies Targeting Novel Neutralizing Epitopes of Hepatitis C Virus Glycoprotein Preclude Genotype 2 Virus Infection. PHD2 is a wonderfully flexible program and is scriptable. How to setup Autoguiding in PHD2 This tutorial goes over how to setup autoguiding in PHD2 and also offers a couple tips and tricks to help get the most out of your Fitting Atik OAG to EFW3 and setting up for use with Lodestar X2 Atik off axis guider and Baader eyepiece holder are available from First Light Optics via the links below:. This allows taking very long exposures of deep space objects. In PHD2's settings, I had set the Dec correction to "Resist Switch" which in previous trips has resulted in really crappy Dec corrections -- there are occasional elongated stars that I believe are the result of crazy Dec movements. My idea it to get at least 20 hours worth of data, so expect an enhancement in the next few days. Your eyepieces are the first accessories you should learn to use with your telescope. Sky Watcher SynGuider stand alone auto guider. blireina Guest. Off Axis Guiding is explained, using the ZWO OAG, an RC6, a DSLR and a Setting Up An Off-Axis Guider We look at the idea behind the OAG, its challenges, and its benefits and show how Stellarium can be used to identify potential PHD2 Grundlagen In diesem Video beschreibe ich euch grundlegend die Software. To view the blog post by NIDA Director Dr. I always run the Calibration, Drift Align and Guiding Assist provided. Although these are called "advanced" settings, they are not particularly difficult to understand, and you shouldn't hesitate to explore them. So here it is, click on the image for a larger. PHD2 options For PHD2 you need to set the network name of the computer running PHD2 and the port number. The QHY5III178M/C uses the new 6. Off-Axis Guider - User’s manual Thank you for purchasing the Atik Off-Axis Guider (OAG). In this video I discuss Auto Guider options. Email Friend { width: 340, height: 340, defaultImage: '', layers: '52064' } Details. I couldn't get any image out of it. Library Assessment in Higher Education Author Joseph R. PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration, drift alignment, reading the graph, and tweaking settings for given First Use of Celestron's OAG on a C9. 4um pixels and 1/1. settings and open the ‘View’ menu. USB Port & Cable: 3. " Normal settings rage from about 70% to. Needs a mount with ASCOM control. Captured with SharpCap Pro Guided in PHD2 with a Altair GPCAM1 130M on a Altair Mini MG32 all sat on top of an old AVX Mount. Most of the light goes through to the main imaging camera, with the rest going to the guide camera - in my case a ZWO ASI 290 mini. The QSI-6162 model camera model employs a KAF-16200, 16 megapixel, full frame CCD image sensor with microlens technology that has been specifically produced for astrophotography. PHD2 options For PHD2 you need to set the network name of the computer running PHD2 and the port number. Available in monochrome and color. You can test your polar alignment accuracy without a SharpCap Pro license to learn how the feature works, but you will need to buy a SharpCap Pro license to use the polar alignment adjustment stage that guides you in to correct alignment. Therefore, should I. OAG ministerial gifts, hospitality, travel and meetings, Oct to Dec 2015 Data on gifts that ministers gave and received, their external meetings and any overseas travel. PHD2 is my guide software. Color OSC cameras see even less stars. Tja und da beißt es sich halt. Astrodon Blue filter, 17 x 7 minutes, 1x1. ZWO ASI290MM Mini Monochrome Imaging Camera One of ZWO's two initial Mini Cameras, the ASI290 Mini features a Sony IMX290/IMX291 1/3" sensor (5. 80"), Calibration Steps: 200msec, Lowpass2 Dec guiding algorithm, 4 seconds auto guiding exposure and dithering 5 pixels. My idea it to get at least 20 hours worth of data, so expect an enhancement in the next few days. 09 if you 2x2 bin, their recommended setting, not way to check the binning in PHD if using the SXV driver, well not that I have found anyway, can only set/check binning via the ASCOM driver and that has more settings to confuse the unwary. Telescopes. 3 I will be using phd2 and using APT to capture subs etc this also has dithering built in (in the global tab ditheri. 5KB This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. For the first time I dithered with BYEOS and PHD2 (default settings). PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration, drift alignment, reading the graph, and tweaking settings for given. So you can have SGP, PHD2 AstroTortilla, Cartes Du Ciel, and StellariumScope all tracking your mount and able to control it at the same time. 70 Calibration Steps: 125msec Auto/Resist Switching. The camera was his Canon 450D (modified), focused with 8" Bahtinov mask. This will automatically boost the image brightness so that faint guide stars can be easily seen – if necessary, you can adjust the slider for the best results. But it does show up noise well, including hot pixels. PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration, drift alignment, reading the graph, and tweaking settings for given First Use of Celestron's OAG on a C9. I am using a Lakeside motorfocuser on a WO Star 71 with a QSI 683-WSG. For full size images, I would like to continue to use The Sky X Pro controllong the main STT camera. Hi Folks, I just bought the new Celestron CPC 9. Je kan met PHD de volgende settings doen: Mount = On-camera, Aux Mount = none In deze instelling stuurt PHD2 guide commando's naar de camera en de camera stuurt deze door naar je mount. The problem I ran into was when I hit the meridian my mount stopped tracking that's fine, I think I understand how to change limits and could have let go a lot further. PHD2 is easy enough for a beginner to use right away, yet also includes sophisticated. ZWO OAG + 224MC. 3 Coma Corrector on a Celestron Alt-Az Fork with Wedge. PHD2 tracked well at RA of 1. Compatible. Thanks for the comments on PHD2, by the way. You have a lot of equipment and sometimes it is difficult to get it all working together. April 2020 release of INDI Library v1. Emily Einstein Discusses How Overdose Deaths are Counted. So, I changed the settings to "Hysteresis" in the hopes of better Dec corrections. Alternatively, PHD2, Lodestar Live, AstroArt and MaximDL all support the Ultrastar C and may be OAG', or our 'Slim OAG + Filter Wheel'. 6mm, 6016x4016 3. When you use OAG guider working with Ritchey-Chretien or Schmit-Cassegrain telescope, the hardest part is to looking for a guide star. In a subsequent video, I will show you how an off-axis guider will improve PHD2 guiding. I have never had an issue dithering from BYEOS when using this setup. Calibration (including Dark Subtraction) and Post-processed with PixInsight. to/2Dh3Srx (Affiliate link). PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration, drift alignment, reading the graph, and tweaking settings for given First Use of Celestron's OAG on a C9. I am also new to PHD2, and am using all the default settings. You get a Aug 12, 2017 · BEST Video Settings To Record Video On ANY Nikon DSLR (D5200/D5300/D5500 FULL Tutorial) - Duration: 16:05. Fitting Atik OAG to EFW3 and setting up for use with Lodestar X2 Atik off axis PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration,. 340 "meade lx200 collimator" 3D Models. Off-Axis Guider or OAG. ZWO OAG でガイド そしたら、APT がいつのまにか便利(?)になってて、撮影時の Gain を settingsで ASCOMドライバから変更しなくても良くなってるっぽい。 APT で撮影して PHD2 でオートガイドのテスト。PHD2 は QHY5L-II-C を使った 240mm。. OAG and Ultrastar autoguider, Optec Handy Stepper Motor focuser. PubMed Central. I have set the image camera and the guide camera to achieve focus at the same point and I have set up a new camera profile with the Wizzard. The light splitting is achieved by a prism in a device called the Off-Axis-Guider – or OAG for short. Total exposure time through LRGB filters is 38 hours. The image from the guide camera is then analysed by a piece of software called PHD2. Im having a certain amount of trouble getting my new QHY5L-II to play nicely with PHD2. PHD2 guider. The PHD2 settings dialog looks like this (note that you can set this for the current sequence via the control panel or you can set this per equipment profile via the equipment profile manager): The install path (described above) is a global setting and applies to all sequences and profiles. Alternatively, PHD2, Lodestar Live, AstroArt and MaximDL all support the Ultrastar C and may be OAG', or our 'Slim OAG + Filter Wheel'. GLA supplementation regulates PHD2 mediated hypoxia and mitochondrial. Color OSC cameras see even less stars. As its name indicates, off axis guider. The primary goal of the society was to promote and disseminate the knowledge and understanding acquired. 70 Calibration Steps: 125msec Auto/Resist Switching. Nikon D5300. Pick an exposure duration from the drop-down list. He sent me his settings: RA Aggressiveness: 60 RA Hysteresis: 10 Max Dec Duration: 75 Min Motion: 0. PHD2 setup question #32500 The first screenshot shows the dialog boxes encountered when selecting guiding through the mount which is what I want, and the second when selecting the guide camera. Much less weight on the mount as there is no second scope. 45, Calibration Steps: 250msec, Auto/Resist Switching, 1 sec guiding exposure. Thats why ASCOM uses HUB technology. 8x reducer flattener, stellardrive heq5 mount, Zwo asi1600mm cool set at 200 gain Zwo efw8 using astrodon 5nm ha, 3nm oiii Self modified zwo oag using the asi290mm mini. This camera offers 12-Bit A. I did not see any backlash. I Found More Used Telescope Stuff for Sale in One Place Than Can Be Humanly Possible Written by Stuart Parkerson on August 28, 2018 I have always enjoyed finding a deal - boats, cars, jewelry (for my significant other of course), and yes, telescopes - well you name it, I am into getting a deal. You have a lot of equipment and sometimes it is difficult to get it all working together. RGB + pseudo-Luminance. Maybe go back to using guide scope using original PHD2 guide scope settings once more to make sure that everything is working again and then revert back to OAG and change two important PHD2 settings: Search Region (50 pixels) and Minimum Move (1. Of note, I have found the home position for the EXOS-2GT and with good PA, targets are always in frame with the first goto. For full size images, I would like to continue to use The Sky X Pro controllong the main STT camera. First, it warned me I should disable Synchronous Pulseguide in the driver, I couldn’t find that setting and not sure I want to disable even if I could!. PHD2 options For PHD2 you need to set the network name of the computer running PHD2 and the port number. It consists of 18 x 20mins subs. And 16 bit cooled QHY6 also worked for me pretty well. It is based on PHD Guiding version 1. But it does show up noise well, including hot pixels. The primary goal of the society was to promote and disseminate the knowledge and understanding acquired. Discussion in 'General' started by blireina, Oct 29, 2015. When you use OAG guider working with Ritchey-Chretien or Schmit-Cassegrain telescope, the hardest part is to looking for a guide star. 6mm, 6016x4016 3. Of note, I have found the home position for the EXOS-2GT and with good PA, targets are always in frame with the first goto. Make sure that the OAG is pushed in as the stars in the outer areas might be too dim; One user has the exact same setup that I have - except that he does not use a focal reducer. Deconvolution: I create a luminance clone of the image and use the STF settings with Histogram Transformation to stretch it. that I have not worked with. Settings for sidereal, lunar and solar tracking rates, slew rates, anti-backlash settings for either axis, Asicap ST4 autoguiding. That said, SGPro is also extremely intuitive and easy to use for beginners. I do have trees blocking the view so it wasn't perfect, but I was in the ballpark. 70 Calibration Steps: 125msec Auto/Resist Switching. Same I have been using since autumn 2019. Orion StarShoot AutoGuider. Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration, drift alignment, reading the graph, and tweaking settings for given conditions. They work well and give me an imaging resolution more than adequate for my imaging rig. The ability to 'bin' the CCD means the QSI-6162 is suitable for focal lengths right up to 2. The Low limit for the white was set just above the noise level and the High limit for the Shadows was set just above this noise level as well ~0. Updates on solar activity in the North Idaho region. This is very useful in OAG to looking for a guide star. Thugocracy: U. Settings for Max RA/DEC duration, PE method and min-move varies, and I run the GA each night before the sequencing. PHD2 ran reasonable well with default settings, but ran into a couple issues. FocusLock Software Quick Start Guide Thank you for purchasing FocusLock, the most advanced auto-focus software available for off-axis guiders and the ONAG On-Axis Guider developed by Innovations Foresight. 404 membros. I have been using PHD2 for a few months on a refractor. PHD2 Best Practices Bruce Waddington Andy Galasso Getting Started Use the new-profile wizard to specify connections Enter correct values for camera pixel size and guide scope focal length Build and use a dark library for the camera – the wizard will help you do that Use a separate profile for each gear combination Gear Connections Use ASCOM pulse-guiding instead of ST-4 guiding if mount. The PHD2 settings dialog looks like this (note that you can set this for the current sequence via the control panel or you can set this per equipment profile via the equipment profile manager): The install path (described above) is a global setting and applies to all sequences and profiles. A dither will be considered settled if, after the "Minimum Settle Time" and before the "PHD2 Settle Timeout", the guide movements in PHD2 will be below the "PHD2 Settle Pixel Tolerance". Total exposure time through LRGB filters is 38 hours. Fitting Atik OAG to EFW3 and setting up for use with Lodestar X2 Atik off axis PHD Basics Part #1 Part 1 covers basic settings on PHD2 Part 2 covers calibration,. So you can have SGP, PHD2 AstroTortilla, Cartes Du Ciel, and StellariumScope all tracking your mount and able to control it at the same time. Sky Watcher SynGuider stand alone auto guider. The camera was his Canon 450D (modified), focused with 8" Bahtinov mask. Make sure that the OAG is pushed in as the stars in the outer areas might be too dim; One user has the exact same setup that I have - except that he does not use a focal reducer. I am pretty new using PI, but reaching out for a little help to see if this can be resolved in processing. This software is setup. In this vid I cover the drift alignment tool. That's an important point, well worth sharing. 25 SCT Lessons learned from my first use of Celestron's off-axis guider and how to center on a guide star indoors and during the day!. explain many of the functions and settings of PHD, especially for the beginner. I did not see any backlash. PHD2 is an open source guiding program for beginners or advanced users. 3 Mega Pixels is the best solution for serious astronomers who want to capture the Sun or Moon in all its beauty. This settings affect only the preview, You must pause when using a OAG, but it is recommended continue guiding when using a separate guide scope. 1, PHD2 is up to v 2. You get a Aug 12, 2017 · BEST Video Settings To Record Video On ANY Nikon DSLR (D5200/D5300/D5500 FULL Tutorial) - Duration: 16:05. I connect my filter wheel to the STT and the STT to my computer via USB.
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