My smallest spectroscope first light

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My smallest spectroscope first light

Post by Wah » Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:48 am

I got up early in the morning for the Venus ring, but failed.
So I changed the equipment to my smallest spectroscope (combined with Vixen 80ED as an SHG) for the first light.
Although I think the focus was not at the best position, I am still quite pleased with the results.
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Re: My smallest spectroscope first light

Post by george9 » Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:51 am

That's great. What approximate bandwidth are you achieving on each image, do you think? George



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Re: My smallest spectroscope first light

Post by Wah » Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:54 am

I am not sure about the bandwidth, what do you think based on the image below?
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BTW, I've found that my eq-mount was vibrating during the scan, it is another important factor making the image blur.
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Re: My smallest spectroscope first light

Post by Carbon60 » Fri Jun 05, 2020 6:31 am

Nice first light, Wah. Sharper focus and reduced vibrations should produce excellent results.

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Re: My smallest spectroscope first light

Post by Montana » Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:16 am

Wow!! these are terrific :bow :hamster: but yes, pity about the blur. At least there are plenty of features on the disc at the moment :)

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Re: My smallest spectroscope first light

Post by marktownley » Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:02 am

Came out well Wah.


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Re: My smallest spectroscope first light

Post by p_zetner » Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:22 pm

Good to see you back!
Looking forward to more images taken under better conditions.



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