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My Thoughts of Monochrome vs. OSC cameras like the 294MC for EAA

19 Apr 2019, 22:56 UTC
My Thoughts of Monochrome vs. OSC cameras like the 294MC for EAA
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Monochrome has been my main EAA camera for a long time, specifically the Lodestar X2M. I love the simplicity of this little camera, and why I love it so much has a huge amount to do with the software I use as well, which is the fabulous Starlight Live by Paul Shears. In my opinion, there is currently no EAA specific software that is their equal in regards to simplicity of use and dedicated capabilities to EAA. Monochrome in particular is a much easier setup to use, IF your going for observing in general, via EAA. As you know, EAA is much different than Astrophotography, and although there is overlap in some of the processes, they have different goals as it pertains the end results for the user. EAA is about observing, and Astrophotography is about the best final image of the object that can possibly be obtained. Of course there are other specifics, but alas I'm getting a bit side-tracked, lets get back on the focus of this topic, which is monochrome vs. OSC camera's and their use for EAA.Not too long ago, a fellow EAA observer that I know from social media and NightSkiesNetwork, was kind enough to ...

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