Diy Telescope Camera Mount
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Diy telescope camera mount. My pc runs phd2 guiding which connects to the webcam and does all the work automatically. So have a look below to find out how to make one of these diy camera mounts for your own phone. She used her 280mm canon lens and i used my 600mm homemade telescope in prime focus mode. You mount your camera on the door then aim the hinge straight at the north star polaris.
Note that the wood clamp is simply tightened around the focuser. Discover ideas about telescope drawing. If you are going to try this out i recommend you install wifi camera which lets you take photos from one ios device using another. For detailed steps on how to build your own iphone telescope mount check out russm313s how to guide.
The motor opens the door very slowly to match the skys rotation for blur free exposures of minutes or even hours. For my 1982. My daughter and i set up our tripods and made pictures of the moon thanksgiving evening. Here is everything you will need to purchase to make a diy iphone camera mount for your telescope.
Im not very fast when it comes to building things. Thread the bolt through the hole in the conduit hanger and screw the nut all the way to the end and tighten. Tom how homemade equatorial mount. We feel that spending hundreds of pounds on a commercial telescope mount suitable for decent astrophotography is a dull and uninteresting route to take.
An introduction to my telescope mount. A camera kit my own focuser my own oag lots of different adapters etc but a telescope mount is a giant project compared to anything id done before. You can set the speed using a microcontroller or a simple circuit. A guide camera is just a second camera on the mount which the computer can use to target a star and tell the mount to make small course corrections hurry up westward nudge north just a bit etc.
Sorry for the double postthe last time i had a piggyback camera mount of any kind was a unique add on deal from criterion mfg. I originally posted this in the beginning and intermediate imaging forum but i believe it probably would be better here. Universal piggyback camera mount.