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Stargazing Galilean Telescope?

  1. Apr 9, 2010 #1
    I have an Galilean telescope with me...with 1Ox EYEPIECE and 100cm Focal lengthlens at the other end...
    I can see the craters of the moon properly with it,
    i require to take a snap of it using my digital camera...
    but not able to get a proper image in camera.
    What can i do? any Idea?
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  3. Apr 13, 2010 #2


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  4. Apr 13, 2010 #3


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    What you are trying to do is called afocal imaging. The problem you may be having is the autofocus on your camera might not believe that it needs to focus to infinity. Try setting it manually if you can.
  5. Sep 4, 2010 #4
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    yep,... went into that thread... quite interesting!
    will come back to this after reading it
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