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Digiscoping a Rocket Launch from 3 miles+ with a Swarovski STX

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Old Tuesday 19th February 2019, 07:08   #1
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Digiscoping a Rocket Launch from 3 miles+ with a Swarovski STX

Today I came across a 2017 report by Bill Jelen of using a Swarovski scope to record a Florida rocket launch

The rig consists of a 30-70x90mm Objective/ STX Eyepiece/ TLS APO 30 combo, together with a Canon 7D
The attached shot was taken with the scope at 30x, for a 900mm equivalent on the 7D

All the details are here: http://wereportspace.com/2017/02/23/...i-optik-scope/

If this has been previously posted, please excuse the redundancy

John


EDIT: As always the devil's in the detail - of course it's a 95mm Objective (Thanks Pyrtle, my bad!)
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Old Tuesday 19th February 2019, 08:02   #2
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Interesting article and subject though I read that it was a 95mm objective, ( could nor recollect a current 90mm scope ).
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Old Tuesday 19th February 2019, 08:13   #3
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That was a great read, thank you
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