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Gear communication issues.

OK astrogabbers I need help. I'm trying to get started in AP. I'm using an Orion 80ED w Sirius Goto GEM, I have a Canon T3, and Mac laptop.…

Started by Eric Hughes in AstroGab Forum

8 Nov 2, 2012
Reply by Eric Hughes

Field flattner position

Hi guys, I will be recieving my new Orion 8" f4 newt next week and I plan to use a Lumicon field flattner with it. Does anyone know what th…

Started by Lawrence Hazel in AstroGab Forum

4 Oct 28, 2012
Reply by Lawrence Hazel

A neat little **FREE** program to run Maxim DL, the SkyX, PHD guiding and FocusMax!!

I found this on the CN forum. It is a program similar to CCDAP in that will automate MaximDL, CCDSoft, FocusMax, theSky(X) AND PHD! I have…

Started by Steve Coates in AstroGab Forum

6 Oct 17, 2012
Reply by Steve Coates

Telescope pier

I need advice on what i should do to make a pier. how deep should i make a 24 x 24 x ??? hole for a 12" tube? I want to make it with concre…

Started by Bryan Carter in AstroGab Forum

27 Oct 16, 2012
Reply by Nick Dudish

Greg's PerfectStar Controller Questions

Just to confirm, will work with a RoboFocus & Moonlight Steppers? Special cables needed for steppers? What steppers arecompatible(BiPol…

Started by Nicholas Oshana in AstroGab Forum

3 Sep 15, 2012
Reply by Greg Marshall

too many wires

How do you deal with all the wires?  i.e. it's easy to accidentally (during slewing) to have a longer cable get caught on a knob.  I am int…

Started by Lisa Kaminski in AstroGab Forum

14 Jul 30, 2012
Reply by Russ Ruggles

Drivers -CGE and StarlightXpress with MaximDL

I have a CGE mount, Starlight Xpress H9C camera with SXV Autoguider. I have Maxim DL (latest version) and run SkyX Serious. I am having iss…

Started by Lisa Kaminski in AstroGab Forum

7 Jul 29, 2012
Reply by Lisa Kaminski

Top Photos

Just curious as to how the "photo rankings" works; seems some images, despite getting fewer views and comments than others, seem to linger…

Started by Jeffrey P Nunnari in AstroGab Forum

8 Jul 24, 2012
Reply by Clas Gripenberg

CGE Automation Plans - does this look okay?

So, I am planning on situating my scope outside permanently and automating so I can work inside (just too cold in the winter in SLC to work…

Started by Lisa Kaminski in AstroGab Forum

11 Jun 27, 2012
Reply by Greg Marshall

USB Guide Port Adapter

Hello dear colleagues, I I’m running autoguiding on my EQ6 mount with a Mead MSI II camera connected with a USB cable to my laptop (nothing…

Started by Clas Gripenberg in AstroGab Forum

3 Jun 25, 2012
Reply by Clas Gripenberg

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