After reading a few good reviews for the iOptron ZEQ25GT, I decided it would be an ideal mount to use for astrophotography. It was reported to be lightweight but with a decent payload, accurate, and quick to polar align. My plan was to use the ZEQ25GT with my Orion Eon 80mm refactor for deep space imaging and 9.25" Celestron SCT for the planets. This review covers my initial impressions of iOptron's unique Z-designed equatorial mount.
How to Get Great Images with Modest Telescopes!
When it comes to astrophotography, I really like small ED refractors. They are affordable, easy to set up and in combination with a solid equatorial mount, most of them can take great
So you know the basics of imaging the planets with an astrophotography webcam. You have mastered the process of capturing the AVI, running it through Registax, and cleaning it up in Photoshop. But how do you tease out that extra bit of detail that separates your photos from all the rest