Monthly Archives: May 2013


First CCD Project – first real data.

So, time for the first project – and with Cygnus currently rising over the back of the house just after darkness (~22:30) I’m not short of options. Cygnus hosts a number of the sky’s most […]

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MaximDL TheSkyX and EQMOD

Well last night was the first attempt at using the Starlight Xpress camera – and it was predictably frustrating. First off – the sky was not clear by any stretch of the imagination – but […]

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Job Done

So todays trip to theĀ  International Astronomy show inevitably ended witht the purchase of a CCD camera. After much musing I settled on a 6MP mono camera from Starlight Xpress. I was touch and go […]

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Which CCD?

Retrospective post to follow…

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