My real world requirements-driven purchase and test of the Pegasus Astro Indigo OAG Off Axis Guider.
After some months of thinking, my new high end APO and some bad guiding results forced me to find my luck in hypertuning my Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO mount.
My 3D printed model to use a TSOAG9 with a Takahashi FS-60CB. It works like a charm and makes a perfect mobile setup.
Star Test with this setup: Takahashi FS-60CB, 1.04 Flattener, APS-C, TS-OAG9, Pegasus Astro Focus Cube and a self-printed Adapter.
Here is what i have chosen as my mobile power supply for Astrophotography.
Is it necessary to use an UV/IR cut filter? If yes, is this something you can really see in your results?
A short tutorial howto configure the FoV in the Stellarium Mobile App.
Here are a few examples of the so called CANON Banding, just to show how it looks like. I had to stretch a lot to get some.
Backlash can be an ugly problem in astrophotography. How does it look like and how to get rid of it?
A VISAC VC200L found a new home. I am looking forward to have a lot of fun with it.