1 min read 11 Mar 2021

Star Stuff: What Are Encoders Anyway?

Astrophotographer Dylan O'Donnell talks about the encoder on his new mount, the southern hemisphere polar alignment routine, and a few test images. 


Dylan discusses what encoders on mounts are, and reveals a few of his first shots captured by the new EQ8Rh-Pro mount as well. 

About Star Stuff

Astrophotographer Dylan O'Donnell shares his knowledge, tips, and tricks in his Star Stuff video series, helping amateur astronomers around the world capture the cosmos using their home set up, in addition to discussing and reviewing astrophotography gear.

Dylan writes for Celestron & Photographing Space, shoots for Deography photo blog from Australia's most eastern observatory in Byron Bay, and provides science outreach for schools and students.

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