Equipment

Setup, as of february 2021

Scope

  • Main scope: Sky-Watcher Equinox 120ED
    • Sky-Watcher 0.85x focal reducer
    • Starlight Instruments FeatherTouch FTF2535HD 2.5″ focuser
    • Deepskydad AF3 Autofocuser
  • Wide field scope: William Optics Redcat 51
  • Guide scope:
    • Primalucelab guide scope
    • QHYCCD mini guide scope

Mount

  • Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6

Camera

  • QHYCCD 268C Coldmos
  • Nikon D7200 (astro modified)
  • QHYCCD 5L-II

Filter

  • Broadband
    • Optolong L-Pro, Broadband / light pollution
  • Narrowband
    • Optolong L-eNhance, tri-band H-Alpha, H-Beta, O-III
    • Optolong L-eXtreme, dual band H-Alpha (7nm), O-III (7nm)
    • Astronomik H-Alpha (12nm)

Scope control

  • Primalucelab Eagle3 computer

Software

  • PHD2 (Auto guiding)
  • EQMod EQAscom (Scope control)
  • Ascom Platform (Device control)
  • Sequence Generator Pro (Acquisition)
  • Sharpcap (Acquisition, polar alignment)
  • Backyard Nikon (Acquisition)
  • PixInsight (pre- and post-processing)
  • Cartes du ciel / Stellarium

Other

  • QHYCCD Polemaster (Polar alignment)
  • Custom built 3 channel dew controller
  • Televue Powermate 4x
  • Dew heaters, various adapters, eyepieces, etc.
  • MBox environmental data provider

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