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Offline Jonjames999

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Space station(200pds heq5)
« on: 15:52:09, 06 June, 2016 »
another question please. (hopefully one day ill be able to answer one for someone). i have 200pds heq5, canon 1100d and just took delivery of the altair gpcam, is there a way of me getting pics of the space station tonight through my telescope , or is it to quick , and i haven't seen anyway Iss tracker on the list of things to see?
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jon

Offline Starlight

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Re: Space station(200pds heq5)
« Reply #1 on: 19:45:28, 06 June, 2016 »
Check on Heavens Above or Calsky to see when it is coming over.
Use as fast a shutter speed as possible - I use 1/1000th second - on an astro ccd camera -  use Jupiter to get a rough idea on how bright it will be. Either try a video or single frames - do not use auto exposure

Good luck

Don
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Offline Jonjames999

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Re: Space station(200pds heq5)
« Reply #2 on: 12:10:44, 15 June, 2016 »
thanks for that, ill give it a go .....when it stops raining!

 

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