Zenfolio | Paul Hughes Astroimaging | Equipment


  1. Takahashi FS-102 Apochromatic Refractor, Tak 7x50 finder, f/6 focal reducer, Lakeside Autofocuser
  2. Takahashi FS-60C (guidescope)
  3. Orion 200mm Newtonian F/4 with Research Grade 1/8 PV wave optics


  1. Takahashi EM-200 USD-3
  2. Skywatcher EQ-5 with dual axis drives
  3. Vixen Polarie
  4. Manfrotto 055XPRO3 tripod, ball head


  1. SBIG ST-8300 monochrome CCD
  2. QHY-5 Guidecam
  3. Canon 6D DSLR
  4. Canon 10D DSLR

Filter wheel/Filters

  1. Starlight Xpress 2'' filter wheel
  2. Astronomik 2'' LRGB, 12nm hydrogen-alpha, oxygen-III, sulphur-11


  1. Kendrick Digifire-7 dew controller and heater strips
  2. Takahashi TGM-1 guiding mount and mounting plate


  1. CCDSoft with @focus
  2. PHD2
  3. FITS Liberator
  4. Photoshop CS5


  1. The New CCD Astronomy, Ron Wodaski
  2. The NewAstro Zone System for Astroimaging, Ron Wodaski, Russell Croman
  3. Lessons from the Masters, Robert Gendler