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#1 Alan French

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Posted 16 February 2020 - 03:06 PM

Until this clickable ad link appeared on a web page I visited, I didn't realize the Tak FC-100DF f/7.4 was so compact for its focal length. 

 

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#2 EricCCD

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Posted 16 February 2020 - 03:08 PM

It was traveling around 60% light speed relative to the camera when the picture was taken. lol.gif


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Posted 16 February 2020 - 05:15 PM

Must have been a fast shutter, that!



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Posted 16 February 2020 - 05:23 PM

Have they started making SCT’s again lol.gif


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#5 Jared

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Posted 16 February 2020 - 05:47 PM

Darn it! I hate rolling shutter effects on Sony’s alpha cameras! They should have used EFCS when they snapped that pic given how fast the scope was going as it tracked the sky.

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Posted 16 February 2020 - 08:01 PM

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#7 mikeDnight

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Posted 17 February 2020 - 02:07 PM

They come freeze dried as its cheaper on packaging. All you need to do is add water,  (but not too much)!


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Posted 17 February 2020 - 02:18 PM

Looks more like the aperture is 120-140mm!

 

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#9 Mike Spooner

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Posted 17 February 2020 - 03:49 PM

Good grief! It's just a telescoping telescope...you guys need to watch more pirate movies.lol.gif


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Posted 17 February 2020 - 04:02 PM

The Japanese are such clever people!  sumo.gif


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Posted 21 February 2020 - 10:18 AM

They come freeze dried as its cheaper on packaging. All you need to do is add water,  (but not too much)!

Quite right - because flourite dissolves in water



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Posted 21 February 2020 - 10:24 AM

Do telescopes shrink in the cold too?! I thought it was just male anatomy that did!


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