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Old 19-01-2013, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by gregbradley View Post
SBIG STi is cheap, compact and well made plus it has a shutter for doing autodarks.
Paper bag is in the usual drop spot....

Seriously... the autodark is pretty important. You only need to have a single hot pixel develop...and they do...and your autoguider will happily guide on it, rather than a star, ad-infinitum. (guiders are dumb..they just look for the brightest thing in the field, and guide on that, even if it is a hot pixel )

Autodarks remove the problem.
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