First light with TOA150

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First light with TOA150

Post by gardenfish » Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:54 am

I got everything all set up. Monsoon clouds cleared for a bit so I could try out the TOA150. I went out early and found focus with the moon. Then as it got darker I platesolved, and autofocused with the Moonlite focuser and set up everything in SGPRO. My Guiding was total RMS .57 to .67. Since I just took off the TSA120 and put on the TOA150 then raised the PierTech2 and forgot to do a polar align I think it is pretty good. I ended up with 15 - 900s subs and used 15 darks.

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Re: First light with TOA150

Post by Europa » Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:28 pm

Love the wispy part (is that a word)?

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Re: First light with TOA150

Post by MikeM » Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:21 pm

Beautiful image.
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Re: First light with TOA150

Post by h2opolo » Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:16 pm

Great job Rick. I'm trying to pick a little piece of that same spot with the RC
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