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Old 13-07-2012, 07:13 PM
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There is also a QHY5-II due for release shortly. There's about 7 flavours of them for different jobs.
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Old 16-07-2012, 11:04 PM
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A question on the lodestar, if a bloke was to lash out on one of these what would be the one to get, the mono or the colour?

The reason I ask is can this be used for other work such as planetary imaging?
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Old 16-07-2012, 11:13 PM
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IMHO the Lodestar, although certainly usable for imaging ( see Maurice Gavin's results) is basically a dedicated "hot shot" guide camera.
Mono is the way to go.
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