TS-Optics full Autoguiding Set for Astrophotography: This complete set is everything you need to get setup for Autoguiding and long exposure deep space astrophotography. It consists of a compact 50mm Guide tube (Ideal for Autoguiding using imaging scopes up to 1000mm F/L or 8" Aperture) and a powerful autoguiding camera, for long exposures with your telescope.
This complete solution is easy to install and enables active tracking control, also known as autoguiding.
A viewfinder shoe is also included, so you can mount the Guidescope on tube clamps or in a separate place of your telescope. The software for the ASI120 Mini guide camera is suitable for a number of different Autoguiding software packages including PHD Guiding, Guidedog, Metaguide, Guidemaster (Freeware) or AstroArt, MaxIm DL (chargeable).
Attach the Guidescope & Camera to the main OTA
Use the ST-4 autoguider socket of your mount to connect the guide camera and your mount (Your mount needs to be ST4 compatible)
Connect the tracking camera to your Windows computer and connect to your guiding software of choice.
Focus the guide camera with the focuser - and you're ready to start astrophotography. Note: this is a brief overview and exact steps will vary depending on what Guiding software you decide to use.
Guidescope Aperture: 50 mm
Guide Scope Focal Length: 162 mm
Optics: 2-element achromatic lens with multi-coating
Focusing: 1.25" receptacle with 3 fixing screws
Weight: Only 450g
Material: The guide tube and clamps are made entirely of metal
Suitable for: Standard Vixen viewfinder shoes
Camera: ZWO ASI120MM mini camera with 1.2 MP mono CMOS sensor with 4.8x3.6 mm size
Pixels: 3.75 μm pixels - 1.2 MP
Sensitivity: 75% QE for short exposure times
Mounting connection: ST-4 Autoguiding connector
Power supply: via USB
Operating System: Windows 7, 8, 10
TS Optics 50mm Mini Guide Telescope with adjustable mount
1.25" Parfocal Ring
Tracking Camera and Astro Camera ASI120MM mini
USB Cable & ST4 Autoguider cable
Download the camera drivers for the ZWO ASI120 Mini here
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