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1 min Unguided 13"401 viewsUsed Tick Management
Guide Problem450 viewsUpper image is unguided and using Tick Management
The 5 min guided image should look the same.
The RA is in the direction of the elongated stars
Lower images are guided with and without Tick Management
While taking the lower images the traking error graph looked very similar in both images
M32 10x30sec unguided1186 viewsUsed tick management
M32 5min unguided410 viewsUsed tick Management
New Mount Pic538 views--RA Gear: 16” (OpticCraft).
--DEC Gear: 13.5” (OpticCraft).
--Sidereal Technology Go-To System with wireless hand pad
--US Digital Encoders for motors
--High-resolution Gurley encoder on RA axis for precise tracking.
--Pittman servos, both axes
--2” Stainless Weight Shaft
--Pier with 360 degree pier rotation a
NGC 7331 first guided image613 views8/25/2009 13" f4.7 @ f5.2
3x5min 5x5min
Sbig 11000
from my house with 1st quarter moon
PE New Mount 7/21/2009481 viewsPE New Mount without Tick Management
PE with Tick Management464 viewsNot true PE but what was measured (ignor cycles and total time the sceen shot was taken later)
RA with Gurley Encoder for "Tick Management"605 viewsThis is not the standard “periodic error correction.” It is a real-time tracking correction for both periodic AND non-periodic errors. This approach is called “tick management”
Tick Management on 9min488 viewsCombination of 30 sec 1 min and 2 min unguided pictures
Mount: New Mount
Camera: Sbig 11000
Teelscope: 8" at f6
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