Star Cruiser Bill's ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY


Equipment

    Dual Rig Configuration of Stellarvue SVQ100 and SV80ST               
  rear view


 front


 

Feathertouch Focuser on ES127 EDAPO
camera/focuser
           
Tandem Mounted Explore Scientific 127mm F/7.5 and Orion ST-80 Guidescope on Orion EQ6 Mount
                
front


Meade 10" F/8 LX850 on Orion HDX110/EQ8 Mount


 
                   Meteor Camera
         
                                                              




                                                 





Main Telescope:
Meade 10" LX850/F8,  Explore Scientific 127mm/F7.5 ED APO, Stellarvue SVQ100 f/5.8
Guide Telescope:
Orion Short Tube 80mm F/5
Widefield:
Williams Optics Star71 F/4.9, Stellarvue SV80ST
Guidescope Aiming:
Robin Casady's TGAD (Tandem Guidescope Aiming Device). This device is very well designed and machined, and it does it's job perfectly.  **Production ended 2014.
Guiding Camera:
Orion SSAG
CCD Cameras:
SBIG ST-8300M, SBIG STF-8300C.
Focusers

Starlight Instruments Feather Touch FTF-3025B, Moonlite.
Filter Wheels:

Starlight Xpress 5x2", Orion 4x2".
Mount:

Orion HDX110/EQ8, Orion EQ6 portable mount.
Observatory

Explora-Dome 8'
Software

Astro Photography Tools, CCDSoft, CCDStack, Pixinsight, PHD Guiding, StarTools.