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by Sivakis
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Anyone tried? Omegon Mount Mini Track LX2
Replies: 4
Views: 2585

Re: Anyone tried? Omegon Mount Mini Track LX2

Hmmm, not bad.

Just doing a quick preliminary session of 45sec x 13 frames with rough polar alignment (still need to adjust this some).

I can see myself shooting a lot more with this very simple setup!

M7 and the Butterfly Cluster

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by Sivakis
Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Anyone tried? Omegon Mount Mini Track LX2
Replies: 4
Views: 2585

Re: Anyone tried? Omegon Mount Mini Track LX2

Lol hands itchy!

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But cloudy skies..... works like a charm though, wife calls it my Egg-Timer cos the gears clicking sounds just like that!

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Will update with pics when I can!
by Sivakis
Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Getting started in astrophotography with DSLR vs Telescope?
Replies: 6
Views: 4414

Re: Getting started in astrophotography with DSLR vs Telesco

antares2063 wrote:the original poster only logged in for 2 consecutive days after asking the question, dont think he will be reading any replies here anymore . haha...

regards
Junwei
Lol maybe he busy shooting.

Maybe.
by Sivakis
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Getting started in astrophotography with DSLR vs Telescope?
Replies: 6
Views: 4414

Re: Getting started in astrophotography with DSLR vs Telesco

Late late reply but I guess I was in a similar boat years ago. I guess it depends on what you mean by "decent shots", cos it's subjective. Check out my old thread here: http://www.singastro.org/forum2/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=9734 which was just using my dslr and shooting from my hdb kitchen window. I've...
by Sivakis
Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Anyone tried? Omegon Mount Mini Track LX2
Replies: 4
Views: 2585

Anyone tried? Omegon Mount Mini Track LX2

Wondering if it can be adapted for use in SG? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4u4KAD3Aqo https://www.omegon.eu/camera-mounts/omegon-mount-mini-track-lx2/p,55040 https://nimax-img.de/Produktbilder/normal/55040_1/Omegon-Mount-Mini-Track-LX2.jpg http://www.magix-website.com/mpo06/10/70F/70FE3AE0470811...
by Sivakis
Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: DIY Barn Door Tracker
Replies: 3
Views: 1638

Re: DIY Barn Door Tracker

Late late reply, but I made 1 rudimentary tracker long ago. Since then dismantled after I got a geared EQ.

Something like this?

viewtopic.php?f=8&t=9676
by Sivakis
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Darker places in Singapore?
Replies: 6
Views: 3761

Re: Darker places in Singapore?

Instead of Pulau Ubin, ever thought of St Johns or Pulau Hantu?

Not sure if they still allow overnight
by Sivakis
Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Question on Deep Sky Stacker
Replies: 8
Views: 8671

Re: Question on Deep Sky Stacker

Ah ok.

I was wondering about that. Noticed your Register pic seemed to be from a Mac but didn't think that could be the problem.
by Sivakis
Thu Jun 11, 2015 9:37 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Question on Deep Sky Stacker
Replies: 8
Views: 8671

Re: Question on Deep Sky Stacker

No worries when you're just starting out using DSS and have questions about it - it'll be worse if you have questions but don't ask :D I'm not sure why you're getting only a maximum value of "10". I tried to replicate this but can't. Maybe try getting the latest DSS download here: http://deepskystac...
by Sivakis
Thu Jun 11, 2015 9:37 am
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Question on Deep Sky Stacker
Replies: 8
Views: 8671

Re: Question on Deep Sky Stacker

Hi Sivakis I tried and use the same settings as recommended but still achieve the same output. I have included a screenshot for reference (pardon the small image due to file size limitation). I also noticed in the Luminance tab, that I'm not able to get a S-Curve... Adjusting the Dark slider has no...