locked Re: No stars on DLSR #Off-Topic

Wes Mcdonald

Paul if the focus is way off you won’t see a star in live view, maybe not with time exposure.  Do as suggested:  take your scope outside in daylight and get it focused using live view on a far away tree top or some such.   Mark your focus position.   Then you will be close at night.


Wes, Southport NC
EXos2-GT PMC-8, iExos 100
ES ED 127, 10" LX200GPS+wedge, Astro-Tech 8" Newt, ETX-90, 60mm no-name guide scope ~ 260mm FL
Polemaster, Orion ST-80 and SAG, ZWO 290MM, D5300 astro modified
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Electrical Engineer, Retired

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