Log Book Entry No.5

Days, Calendar Created: 29 Aug 2013 21:02:19 Days, Calendar Last Revised: 04 Sep 2013 18:22:50 Person PedroPaiva Text PEC Training

Meade LX200GPS Pec Training

  • Setup -> Telescope -> RA PEC -> Training

Method

  • Connect to Stellarium and MaximDL
  • Telescope pointed at Vega synced
  • Moved to Epsilon Lyrae (epsilon_lyrae)
  • Camera disconnected from MaximDL and connected to PHD Guiding
PHD Guiding keeps the star in the same position at all times allowing the PEC to be trained

Data read with PEC Editor (MyScopeShort) and saved as *.txt file for further analysis

PHD Settings

1st PEC

2nd PEC

Processing Code:

  • To be added

Plots for PEC Data:

pec_data.png

Test images:

NGC6675 (Spiral Galaxy) - 1 (ngc6675_possible) and 5 min (ngc6675_definite) exposure, 2x2 Binning

M57 (Ring Nebula) - 1 min exposure, 2x2 Binning

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Subject PEC Training
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Topic revision: r6 - 04 Sep 2013 - PedroPaiva

 
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