Celestron 8SE with some eyepieces. Neximage 5 Unmodded T2i/550D Orion Sirius EQ-G
Quote:Nice! What did you mount the camera on?
Darren in Bakersfield
Celestron C-8 SCT
Gary Honis modified Canon 450D (Baeder Mod)
MonoMods monochrome Canon 450D (Debayered, Baader filter, LPF1 removed)
ONAG On-Axis Guider
Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM
Olympus Zuiko 50mm f/1.8
Quote:Nice, what was the focal length?
Quote:3200mm,, scope has a native f.l. of 2000mm and the camera is using an aps-c sensor giving it a 1.6x factor
Quote:,,, bad enough I was battling zodiacal light too..
Quote:Quote:3200mm,, scope has a native f.l. of 2000mm and the camera is using an aps-c sensor giving it a 1.6x factorDoes the size of the sensor really change the focal length of your optical system?? - I believe thats just a myth
Quote: but it does show that the comet is not a large one
Quote:BTW Terry Lovejoy found his 4th comet a couple of weeks ago - though this time not with a DSLR (he was the first person to find a comet using a DSLR - actually first to find 2 comets with DSLR as his second was bagged only a short time after the first)