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Is it possible to do long exp astrophotography with an old C8 ?

Started by moutinho, 05/25/2004 06:04PM
Posted 05/25/2004 06:04PM | Edited 05/26/2004 05:08AM Opening Post
Hi,

I have an old orange C8 equiped with an 9V battery powered tracking system and an manual knob for DEC adjustment. The tracking system has an handpad that can adjust the tracking speed but no eletronic adjustment for DEC errors. Only manual.
I would like to know if it's possible to use an off-axis guider coupled to a SLR camera and manually adjust the tracking error. Have anyone tried long exposure astrophotography using this version of C8 ?

Thanks,
Andre