qhy mini guidescope

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qhy mini guidescope

Post by Burly » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:56 am

Having recently purchased a qhy mini guide scope,used with a qhy5l-11 would i be able to use this with the polar align feature in sharpcap would the fov be adequate ,or would i be better putting in the focuser of my sw 200p .thanks dave
miniGuideScope Specification
Focal length
130mm
Diameter
30mm
F/ ratio
F4.3
Camera Interface
C/CS mount
OTA diameter
31.6mm(Same with QHY5-II series)
Focuser
Front Part Focuser with digit mark and locker
Weight
120g
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Re: qhy mini guidescope

Post by admin » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:28 pm

Hi,

yes, that should be fine - if you search for a 'field of view' calculator online and put in the focal length of the guider and the sensor size, you should come out with a field of view somewhere in the 1.5-2 degree range (wider than for the standard 200mm focal length guiders)

cheers,

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Re: qhy mini guidescope

Post by Burly » Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:42 am

Thanks Robin ,will update once i get a chance to see how i get on

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Re: qhy mini guidescope

Post by Burly » Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:58 pm

UPdate, succesful PA with the qhymini guidescope/qhy5l-11 once i was in the required FOV ,took me a while but that was down to me,

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Re: qhy mini guidescope

Post by admin » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:07 pm

Excellent - glad to hear it worked :)

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