In Episode SH026 of Star Hopping…
In this Star Hopping “Extra”, we’ll continue our Basic Astrophotography series. In this episode we’ll talk about all the equipment, setup, and procedures to perform prime focus astrophotography: the effort of connecting your DSLR camera to the main focus of your telescope.
Here are some links to the astrophotography products we discussed in the episode.
- A DSLR Camera (general at Amazon)
- A lens (general at Amazon)
- An Illuminated Reticle Eyepiece (Orion Telescope Center)
- An Electronic cable release (general at Amazon)
- An Intervalometer (general at Amazon)
- An Off-Axis Guider
- A GuideScope
- A Prime Focus Adapter, including a T-Ring and Nosepiece (Orion Telescope Center)
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