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Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 8th June 2016, 21:34
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Posted By Musoman
|:d| Just checked DOF master app on my phone....

|:d|

Just checked DOF master app on my phone.
Had to type in 500mm FL and F/6.3 as they were the nearest options and DOF was 1.64"

Definately need to stop down at 18 ft |:d|
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 8th June 2016, 13:56
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Posted By Musoman
Amended ... I just checked the distance with my...

Amended ...

I just checked the distance with my laser tape and it was 18.1 feet from the scope objective. Not 10 or 11 ft. I need my distance perception upgrading ;)
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 8th June 2016, 13:51
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Posted By Musoman
Just as i was messing with the scope and tripod...

Just as i was messing with the scope and tripod and getting balance sorted, a bird landed on my feeder, so i rattled one shot off. I was so close that the shutter scared him off so 1 shot was all i...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 8th June 2016, 13:30
Replies: 16
Views: 11,764
Posted By Musoman
First shot with the ES is just a test shot - it...

First shot with the ES is just a test shot - it only arrived today so i am just fumbling around right now.

One thing..i got focus confirm even though i was not using any chipped adapters. I assume...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 8th June 2016, 12:11
Replies: 16
Views: 11,764
Posted By Musoman
Thought i'd just show the adapter i had made a...

Thought i'd just show the adapter i had made a couple of years ago and how much extension i can make use of. I think this covers about everything.

Its around 200mm long, and with 50% inside the...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 8th June 2016, 11:26
Replies: 16
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Posted By Musoman
I didnt know that mounting a 2x barlow on scope...

I didnt know that mounting a 2x barlow on scope reduced its affectiveness to 1.5x. Thats very interesting

Still learning stuff !

AS for the Zuiko, yes its on my list with the Sunagor because of...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 8th June 2016, 09:34
Replies: 16
Views: 11,764
Posted By Musoman
Hi Cango - you persuaded me ;) I like the idea...

Hi Cango - you persuaded me ;)

I like the idea of the pistol grip. That should be interesting if you sort it out. Keep us posted

I'll get pictures up as soon as i sort things out. I have the mount...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 8th June 2016, 09:32
Replies: 16
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Posted By Musoman
Thanks Paul.. I dont want anything more than...

Thanks Paul..

I dont want anything more than aoput 1.5x 1.6x or 1.7x so i reckon i'll either hunt for a Sunagor or a Zuiko, and that should do me
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 8th June 2016, 09:30
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Posted By Musoman
Count me in then Tord, but its a tad shorter...

Count me in then Tord, but its a tad shorter focal length than my 600mm Tamron, which is probably only 585mm anyways.

I suspect the scope is a proper 480mm , but i could be wrong
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Monday 6th June 2016, 16:18
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Posted By Musoman
On another note, i think i'll be looking for a...

On another note, i think i'll be looking for a Zuiko 100/200 TN or maybe a Sunagor 100/200 TN

They seem to be well liked here, so is there any reason to choose one over the other ?
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Monday 6th June 2016, 15:37
Replies: 16
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Posted By Musoman
Cango - ES 80mm F/6 !!

Couldn't put this in the Set Ups thread because no one has posted for so long, that it wouldnt allow another post

After getting a reprimand from Cango for leaving the Astro Photography gang, i have...
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