My Field Setup: WO SpaceCat51, SkyWatcher EQM-35 Pro, Altair Astro 183C, Stellarmate Raspberry Pi

Equipment Mount: SkyWatcher EQM-35 Pro Telescope: William Optics SpaceCat51 (Accessories: WO Cat Series Saddle Handlebar for Guide Scope) Focuser: DeepSkyDad AF3 Imaging Camera: Altair Astro Hypercam 183C Guide Camera + Scope: ZWO ASI120MC-S + ZWO MiniScope Polar Alignment: QHY CCD Polemaster Imaging Computer: Raspberry Pi 4, 4Gb Ram, 64Gb Sandisk Extreme running Stellarmate 1.4.6 (Beta … Continue reading My Field Setup: WO SpaceCat51, SkyWatcher EQM-35 Pro, Altair Astro 183C, Stellarmate Raspberry Pi

Setting up a SkyWatcher Mount with ASCOM Platform and EQMOD

The ASCOM Platform is the Swiss-Army Knife of software control for your various pieces of astrophotography kit – from mounts, to focusers, to dew heaters and even powered observatory roofs. For us more modest amateurs though, the most important element that ASCOM needs to control, and usually the only required element,  is the mount. This … Continue reading Setting up a SkyWatcher Mount with ASCOM Platform and EQMOD