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Replied by Gonzothegreat on topic Post your INDI Setup!

Here's a short video of my remote observatory. I've put it back online yesterday.
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Odroid C4 / WO Redcat51 / CEM25p / ZWO533MC / QHY5L-II-M (OAG)
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Replied by Chris Rowland on topic Post your INDI Setup!

Like it, quite inspiring.
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Replied by Richard Roth on topic Post your INDI Setup!

Very nice setup Ron! Thanks for sharing!
Regards,
Richard

Orion Atlas EQ-G | KSON 80mm Triplet Refractor | Orion SSAG | Lumicon 50mm Guide Scope | Canon EOS T6i | Stellarmate on RPI 3B+ | KSTARS on MacBook Air
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I love this setup.. "Observatory in a Box". I have the same idea and you executed it beautifully!
Cheers!
Chris
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Replied by Gonzothegreat on topic Post your INDI Setup!


Thank you, there is still room for improvement on this design. I have many ideas but at the moment this one is there to stay for a while now.
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Replied by Stein on topic Post your INDI Setup!


That looks totally cool!
Do You have a build thread somewhere?
RPI 3 B+ with Stellarmate OS.
SW200P on HEQ5Pro, Canon 550D, ZWO ASI2120MC
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Replied by Gonzothegreat on topic Post your INDI Setup!


thanks.
I do not have a build thread for this particular version, if you are interested in the first one then you can head over to
stargazerslounge.com/topic/198091-a-remo...ed-pico-observatory/
Between the two, I learned a lot about wood working.
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I live in southern germany and this is my backyard observatory located in my very small garden. It is surrounded by small houses and severe lightpollution. I have a small view from east to west, the north is covered from my house and the south from a neighbour. Clear nights are rare in germany, so I decided to place a EQ8 there so I can use nights beside weekends. The scope runs mostly unattended in the night. The mount and the tripod are out the year around covered with a grill cover. Scope and camera stay inside.
With the progress of INDI and CCDCiel I switched from Windows (ASCOM) to Linux (INDI) in 2018.

Current Equipment:
- 300/1200mm newton named CA300
- ZWO ASI183 camera with ASI 31mm filter wheel
- TS off-axis guider with ZWO ASI120
- Skywatcher EQ8 with tripod
- Motorfocus DIY Arduino ASCOM Focuser Pro
- EQMOD EQDirect cable
- Adjustable LED-flatfieldbox (homemade)
- Tuxedo Infinity linux laptop

Current Software:
- Linux Mint 19
- INDIlib (EQMOD, ASI Driver, ASI Filterwheel Driver , Moonlite Driver)
- INDIStarter, PHD-Guiding, SkyCharts, CCDCiel

my on demand "Observatory"


CA300 on EQ8 Mount

I managed it to have only one power cable (12V) and one USB-cable to the scope. The white box screwed to the mount distributes power.


The flatfield-box consists of led stripes and a pvc difusor. It is adjustable.
On top there is a 7-Port USB3.0 Hub. The small white box below contains the electronics of the motofocus and distributes power for the scopes diagonal heater and the ASI 183.
Thomas Jäger
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300/1200mm, 200/1000mm & 200/618mm Newton, Esprit 100/550mm, C 9.25"
SBIG STL11000M C2, Moravian G2-8300, ZWO ASI183MM-C and ASI2600
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Here's mine:

iOptron iEQ45 pro
Celestron f4.9 C8-N
Canon T3i - stock
Astromania 60 guide scope
QHY5-II-M guide cam
Running two Raspberry PI's with Stellarmate distributed for guide cam & mount, and main camera, over a dedicated WIFI network, with Kstars/Ekos on a Win 7 laptop.

TPO 8" Ritchey-Chretien Astrograph
Moonlite CS focuser with Motor Drive
RoboFocus Auto Focuser
iOptron iEQ45 Pro Mount on Tripier
Stellarrmate OS RPi 4, 4GB
ZWO ASI533MC Pro Main Camera
Meoptex Off Axis Guider
Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Guide Camera
Polemaster Polar Alignment Camera
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Replied by Ryan on topic Post your INDI Setup!

Here's my current setup, out for it's maiden voyage. First picture included.

Skywatcher NEQ6-R Pro
Canon 1DX, assorted lenses
Astromania 60mm guide scope
ZWO ASI120mm-S guide camera
StellarMate running on Raspberry Pi 3B+, 3D printed enclosure



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Replied by Brian on topic Post your INDI Setup!

What lens is attached to the Canon camera in the pictures? Lovely image too!
-Brian

NanoPC-T4 - Armbian focal
iOptron CEM25P mount
Photoline 80mm triplet refractor
ZWO ASI294MC Pro Imaging camera
ZWO ASI290MM mini Guide camera
ZWO ASI EAF focuser

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Replied by Ryan on topic Post your INDI Setup!

The lens is a 100-400 f/4-5.6 II, great lens. I have a 500 f/4 I am going to to, but I wanted to make sure I had everything dialed in before using that one.
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