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Spectroscopy with the 50cm in Connaught

in Spectroscopy Section Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:16 am
by David Strange • 1.348 Posts

Have succeeded in using SX Lodestar to position target accurately on slit mirror of Alpy spectroscope.
The paramount tracks so accurately that few corrections are required to keep star in the slit. Here are some spectra of Betelgeuse and the Eskimo Nebula caught a few nights ago with the 50cm :

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