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by cstone
Tue Nov 10, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: The age of infinity
Replies: 9
Views: 15262

Re: The age of infinity

cstone wrote:I was using the Baader UHC-S. It's a good camera for collimating with as well.
Need to correct myself. I had both screwed on the InfaRed and UHC-S
by cstone
Tue Nov 10, 2015 10:34 am
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: The age of infinity
Replies: 9
Views: 15262

Re: The age of infinity

rwilkinson wrote:Were you shooting through the Baader UHC-S filter, or just the Revelation IR-blocker?
I was using the Baader UHC-S. It's a good camera for collimating with as well.
by cstone
Mon Nov 09, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: The age of infinity
Replies: 9
Views: 15262

Re: The age of infinity

in the software manual have you looked at appendix A, last pages this tells you how to set it up for the first time for you tube Yes I did. The Software basically crashes after authenticating when you hit the broadcast button. Seems to do it for Windows 7 and Vista. At the moment have Atik on the c...
by cstone
Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: The age of infinity
Replies: 9
Views: 15262

Re: The age of infinity

What problems are you having with the infinity software? You press the broadcast button and nothing happens. Plus there is nothing in the Quick Reference guide to refer to. But will be looking at YouTube videos later. What focal-ratio were you using on your C11 - the "raw" f/10, or f/6 with that Re...
by cstone
Sat Nov 07, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: Sacred Heart Outreach Event
Replies: 9
Views: 11474

Re: Sacred Heart Outreach Event

There is a description of the evening events over at the blogging section but thanks everyone for the feedback, hope everyone enjoyed the streams.

viewtopic.php?f=18&t=817
by cstone
Sat Nov 07, 2015 11:41 am
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: The age of infinity
Replies: 9
Views: 15262

The age of infinity

I was rather excited about the societies new Atik Infinity camera having heard how sensitive the sensor was. Once set-up on the C11 the camera was focused and taking unobstructed ten second images of M57. Even though I was only using the Artemis Capture software for quick results I was able to strea...
by cstone
Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:35 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: Sacred Heart Outreach Event
Replies: 9
Views: 11474

Re: Sacred Heart Outreach Event

John, Managed to get the Infinity up and running to YouTube last night with some test streams using OpenBroadcast. Its not camera specific, open source and as you describe grabs the preview. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2KYN1csr6V8h3p2tW51Rnw/live As far as laptops I use a i5, 8gig ram and 2gig...
by cstone
Sat Oct 10, 2015 10:27 am
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Planetarium timepiece
Replies: 1
Views: 6584

Re: Planetarium timepiece

Wonder if there will be one at kelling next year going cheap
Nah......this is more likely what you'll get at kelling heath
£15 on eBay, £50 quid at kelling heath!

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Celestial-Map ... 35bcde7873
by cstone
Thu Oct 08, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Canon 600D and EOS Utilites
Replies: 7
Views: 10405

Re: Canon 600D and EOS Utilites

121 sec delay would in fact produce a 1 sec delay between the two exposure Bill C. is correct with the above. It is deceiving but you may need a delay time especially when downloading to the PC. Even then the time can very depending on the exposure time. The longer the exposure, the bigger file, th...
by cstone
Sat Aug 22, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Observing - Discussion
Topic: Observing from dark skies
Replies: 3
Views: 8439

Re: Observing from dark skies

best way to see them Lewis said loudly, ( because he is also an expert ) that the way to do it correctly is to use " perverted" vision !!.........

We packed up our stuff and went back to the cottage .......
Brilliant
:D :D :D