All images at
Southern Nights are currently taken using a ZWO ASI 183MC pro camera
cooled to -15 degrees celsius. Specifications for this camera are:
to -15 C for all images
Some images are
taken with a ZWO Duo-Band filter placed immediately infront of the
camera. This is clearly noted on all images that have
included this filter.
The mount used for
all images, unless otherwise noted, is a Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro.
The Guide scope used
is a 60mm, 240mm fl achromat with a ZWO 178mm connected to PHD2 software.
Image capturing is performed by N.I.N.A.
are used in the capture of the data, covering a wide range of focal
1. A Celestron 6
inch SCT. Normally fitted with a hyperstar to yield a
- 285mm fl.
hyperstar f 10
- 1500mm fl
2. A Sharpstar 80 mm triplet refractor. Currently imaging without a
reducer but this will be added in time.
6.25 - 500mm fl.
3. A 6
inch Richey Cretian fitted with a 6.7 reducer.
- 900mm fl
reducer f 9.0
- 1300mm fl