DAVE MASON   ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY
EQUIPMENT USED

 

TS 80mm f6 APO triplet refractor telescope
TS Optics Universal APO Flattener TSFLAT2
50mm f3.2 guidescope
ZWO ASI 120MC planetair camera for guiding
Explore Scientific 3x focal extender
Reddot finder scope
IDAS LPS-P2 filter (light pollution suppression)
Canon 40D (modded) DSLR
(Manufacturers install IR filters to maintain a correct color balance for daytime photography. Modifying a DSLR entails the removal of the IR filter in front of the sensor, which makes the sensor more sensitive to the red Hydrogen Alpha wavelength.)
Celestron AVX computerised mount with GOTO.

Acquisition Software:
BackYard EOS
PHD2 guiding
Stellarium
Astrotortilla

Processing software:
Deep Sky Stakker
Photoshop CS5
Lightroom 5
Iris
Fitswork


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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