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Video: astrophotography with the Omegon MiniTrack

November 3 2021, Marcus Schenk

In this video, you will get to know the Omegon MiniTrack astrotracker. What equipment do you need for good landscape astrophotography? And what do you need to watch out for, adjust or activate once you’re outdoors?
We’ll take a step-by-step look at everything from set-up to capturing an image.
After the video, you’ll be ready to create your own beautiful pictures with the MiniTrack.

Hot off the press: we are also introducing the new MiniTrack LX Quattro!

Products used in the video:

Omegon MiniTrack LX3 mount set Product no.: 62037

Omegon MiniTrack LX Quattro NS mount Product no.: 69307

Omegon Deluxe polar wedge Product no.: 69370

Omegon Pro 32mm carbon tripod incl. ball head Product no.: 60251

Omegon polar finder light for MiniTrack LX 2 + 3 and EQ mounts with light unit Product no.: 69568

Omegon 55mm prism rail with screw Product no.: 64965

Get the Most out of Your Universe2go with Our Tutorial Videos!

January 9 2018, Joshua Taboga

For those, getting started with Universe2go or trying to troubleshoot, check out these helpful tutorial videos to help you get the most out of your Personal Planetarium.

Getting Started

With Universe2go, getting started is quick and easy.  The app set-up is straightforward and learning how to navigate the menu takes only a few minutes.

First make sure that you have the Universe2go packaging on hand.  Inside the top lid, you will find the activation code for Planetarium Mode.  After starting Planetarium Mode for the first time, follow the steps on the screen and then let the narrator guide you through navigating the planetarium and menu.  Focusing on an object provides you with a wealth of info about that object and the app will track your head movements in relation to the stars in the night sky.

Look down to activate the menu.  Don’t forget to keep your head level and use only small movements when navigating the menu.

 

Passepartout Customization

The passepartout secures your phone within the goggles.  The adhesive makes the placement of the foam pieces permanent.  If you would like to use multiple phones with Universe2go, we recommend keeping the paper on the foam pieces.

 

Eye Calibration

Eye calibration allows you to readjust the dual screens on your smartphones display to fit your eyes.  Sure beats seeing double!

 

Star Calibration

The star calibration takes place only at night, and three prominent stars should be visible.

 

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