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Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer mini star tracker evaluation

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You possibly can take a protracted publicity picture of the night time sky with any guide digicam, however solely a motorised star tracker just like the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mini (SAM) will let you expose for longer than 30 seconds earlier than the celebs start to path and blur.

Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer mini: Key specs

Weight: 650g (mount solely)

Dimensions: 76x70x103mm (mount solely)

Max. lens focal size: 100mm

Max. payload: 3KG

Energy: 2x AA batteries or exterior transportable battery

Tripod thread: 3/8-inch and 1/4 inch 

Alignment technique: Polar scope

That’s as a result of Earth’s transferring at 1,000 mph, one thing the SAM accounts for as a result of it aligns with Polaris, the north star, and successfully cancels-out trailing stars. The tip result’s higher pictures of the night time sky that include extra stars, extra nebulae — and much more Milky Means.

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