|23rd of July 2012 (Mon)||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Mytchett, Surrey
Milky way DSS fail, but why?
Last night i took about 10 pics of the milky way using a 20 second shutter speed at 18mm, but i got the "only one image will be staked" error in deep sky stacker, and also no stars detected. Is 20 secs too long an exposure facing south on a fixed tripod? Or is it that my pics are out of focus, or both? I'll try again tonight with a shorter exposure and try it in DSS to make sure it detects some stars, it stacked on 8 secs before.
Canon 550D 18-55mm fixed tripod.
Is this out of focus?
Canon 550D 18-55mm, 55-250mm, Canon EF 35-80MM 1:4-5.6 III Macro Conversion, Slik Easi-Glide tripod with 506qf head, Tamrac Evolution 6 Sling Backpack
Last edited by lifeofbrian2007 : 23rd of July 2012 (Mon) at 08:54.
|24th of July 2012 (Tue)||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Perth, Australia
Re: Milky way DSS fail, but why?
Yes, the image is out of focus
500D, Speedlite 430EX II, Lens : 15-85mm; 50mm F1.8 II; 100mm F2.8L IS Macro; 70-200mm F4L; Samyang 8mm F3.5
U/W : G11, OEM Housing, Inon S2000, Inon D4 Tray, Inon UCL-165 Close up lens
Astro : Modded 1100D, ES 80ED, Skywatcher HEQ5 Mount, Astrotrac TT320X-AG, Astronomik CLS Clip in filter
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