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Old 02-03-2021, 05:16 PM
Startrek (Martin)
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Originally Posted by AstroJunk View Post
I've used various cameras over the years. Beware of security cameras though as they often have built in IR floods to see in the night - your imaging runs will be trashed by them.

Conversely, a dark observatory isn't going to let you see anything of real interest, so I have remote power switching capability to allow me to turn the lights on should I want a look-see remotely. Only ever used if I have to home the scope, which occasionally goes wrong with the EQ8 for some reason, and a cheap web-cam provides the view.
Thanks Jonathan
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