Last updated: 4 May 2004
This page documents Sonfest SAC imager models comments, tips, and photos. Also, see the Accessory Reviews - Showcase Products report on the SAC imagers. Search the site for "SAC" for other items about the Sonfest SAC imagers. Contributions welcome.
Subject: Saturn and one Moon Sent: Monday, May 3, 2004 17:09:29 From: Paul Campbell (email@example.com) his is my first photo of saturn that shows a Moon. The photo was taken with a etx 125 and a sac 7 camera. The photo is a avi of 20 sec. at 1/10 of a sec.
Subject: photo's Sent: Monday, April 19, 2004 17:10:17 From: Paul Campbell (firstname.lastname@example.org) here are some Moon photo's, 30 sec. avi's, taken with a sac 7 camera. etx 125
here are some Jupiter photo's, 2min. avi's at 1/25 sec. taken with a 125 etx and a sac 7 camera
Subject: photos Date: 4/1/04, 16:27 From: Paul Campbell (email@example.com) This photo was taken with a etx 125 and a sac7 camera. the photo is a avi of 1,900 frames at 1/25 sec.
This photo is a avi of 1,900 frames at 1/50 sec. The photo is a avi of 1,900 frames at 1/10 sec. the photo is a avi of 3 min frames at 1/10 sec. both photos are part of the orion nebula. the photo is a avi of 3 min frames at 1/10 sec. All cleaned up with registax and adobe photoshop. Paul F. Campbell
Subject: Jupiter with SAC IV on a clear, cold night in Dallas Date: 1/7/04, 08:13 From: Lonnie Wege (firstname.lastname@example.org) Once again thanks for your efforts on maintaining your fantastic site. I had AUTOSTAR issues so I sent the 497 back to Meade, so I am currently using the original controller. This has turned out to a kind of blessing, it has made me take the time to do a very accurate polar alignment. Here are the results from an unguided, RA tracking ETX 125 and a SAC IV using prime focus. I did both color and B/W to compare. I got Io in the B/W shot. I used Registax to combine images, Adobe Photoshop Elements to edit. The shots were taken with the gain set about 1/4 the way up, brightness about the same. I used 1/30 shutter speed so I captured several images in a short period. Even living in Dallas, I am ready for spring, but your sure do get clear skies when it's cold and still.
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