The Tom Osypowski equatorial platform
Part I: The platform
Part II: The guiding / imaging setup
Part III: The MGEN autoguider
Part IV: The photos

MGEN autoguider settings:

Guider setup:
Obj. focus: 2070 mm
AG speed RA: 0.30 x
AG speed DEC: 0.30 x
CCD binning: 1x1

Guiding:
gain: 7
exp.: 1000 milliseconds
thresh.: 10

Guiding RA:
Num: 1
tol.: 1.00
aggr.: 70%
mode: 0

Guiding DEC:
Num: 1
tol.: 1.00
aggr.: 70%
mode: 0

AutoExposure:
Shots to do: 23
wait time: 5.0 seconds
mirror lockup: 7.0 seconds (5.0 seconds should do the job as well)
exp time: 3:00.0 minutes (sometimes I use 5 minutes instead)




Follow-up:

Part IV: The photos