Starlight Xpress Filter Wheel & OAG Review

Thursday, 20 October 2011  |  Admin

Fans of Off Axis Guiders have never had it so good! The flimsy lightweight offerings of yesterday have given way to new sturdy models that are more easily setup and adjusted. Starlight Xpress and Atik are most noteworthy having developed new Off Axis Guiders to complement their existing motorized filter wheels. We sent one of each, together with their filter wheels, to Steve Richards to assess.

Steve Richards is the author of ‘Making Every Photon Count’ and writes for The Sunday Times, BBC Sky at Night Magazine and BBC Focus Magazine.

His first report of the Starlight Xpress USB Filter Wheel and OAG can be downloaded here: Starlight Xpress Filter Wheel & OAG Review