First light with TOA150

Share Your Astro Images Here!
Post Reply
gardenfish
Hypergalaxy
Posts: 1136
Joined: Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:18 am
Location: Phoenix Az.

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.

I may end up liking this scope :15:


https://astrob.in/357244/0/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Image
ES127CF FCD100
CEM60EC on PierTech 2 in Roll-off observatory

Takahashi TOA150
CEM60 out side pier

SV70T

QSI6120WSG-8
Astrodon LRGB
3nm Ha-OIII-SII

ST80 - AT60MM Guide scopes
G3 mono - ASI290MM Mini Guide camera's

Nikon D5200 Full Mod

Europa
Solar Nebula
Posts: 92
Joined: Fri Dec 09, 2016 11:27 pm
Location: West Hills, CA

Re: First light with TOA150

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

Love the wispy part (is that a word)?

User avatar
MikeM
Big Bang
Posts: 2016
Joined: Thu Jan 29, 2009 6:24 am
Location: NJ, USA
Contact:

Re: First light with TOA150

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

Beautiful image.
Clear Skies!
Mike

AT8RC -- FSQ-106N
G11
Atik 383L+ - EFW2 - OAG

User avatar
h2opolo
Giant Molecular Cloud (GMC)
Posts: 1313
Joined: Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:47 pm
Location: Louisiana
Contact:

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
Carbon ED 127 FCD 100 SERIES, GSO RC-8, Stellarvue 130 EDT, WO GT71 & Zenith Star 61
Losmandy G11G
NEQ6, ST80, Lodestar X2,
QSI 690 & 683
Astrodon Ha, SII, OII, LRGB
Shoe size 11.5

Website http://www.redstickastro.com

Post Reply