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Nature Photography with the Svbony 503 102/714 ED

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#26 Skywatcher Simon

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Posted 07 September 2021 - 10:55 AM

... And one powerful " Spotting scope" .. 

For terrestrial observations which is the max. Magnifications for the birds? 

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For astronomical observations... For example, for planets how much is your best magnification?... And for wide angle..? 

By the way, you use zoom eyepiece? 

Thanks. 

Paul

I have found that the best time to observe with any telescope is after 6 p.m. at least here in Hamburg. The sun is slowly going down and the temperatures are getting a little cooler. This means that the air vibrates less. this of course enables higher magnifications. During the day with calm air, I can even observe well with 4 millimeter eyepieces. For planets I used the 6mm and the 2.25x Barlow. but that is the limit. for me at least. for widefield observations I use the 2 inch star diagonal and the 2" 34 mm eyepiece with 72 degrees.

 

I haven't had zoom eyepieces in my hands yet. but it definitely sounds exciting.


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Posted 07 September 2021 - 11:36 AM

I took today's pictures with a DSLR.

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Edited by Skywatcher Simon, 07 September 2021 - 11:37 AM.

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#28 RichA

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Posted 07 September 2021 - 07:03 PM

In front of my window a squirrel has recently made itself comfortable in the treetop. I snapped the Baader Plössl 32mm eyepiece, put it in the Svbony SV503 102/714 and took a few pictures with my smartphone.

 

Crystal clear images! Even against the bright background. I was very pleased. the squirrel was about 7 meters away. The 45 degree Amici prism is from William Optics. 

 

I'm already looking forward to the next excursion into nature together with the telescope.

Very nice, no noticeable spherical aberration despite the bird's distance from the scope and you can clearly see a sharp reflection in the squirrel's eye. 


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#29 paulsky

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Posted 09 September 2021 - 10:52 AM

... And for the planets Júpiter and Saturn, now in the Night skies, how is this Svbony 4" ? 

 

I mean, it have a good contrast and sharp in the visual image?

What magnification you use with the giant planets? And the Moon? 

 

Thanks, 

Paul



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Posted 09 September 2021 - 11:09 AM

Hey Paul,

 

Yesterday i went in the roof again to watch planets. I used only the Baader Classic Ortho 6mm (119x) and the 10mm (71x) on Jupiter and Saturn. 


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Posted 09 September 2021 - 11:19 AM

Planets look amazing. Moon looks amazing.

I wonder how much better a Takahashi FC-100 DC is.
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Posted 09 September 2021 - 01:13 PM

Quite large for a spotter, but then astro apo are known to beat dedicated spotters in the optics. I’ve been toying with a larger spotting option than my old 66mm zenithstar….

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Posted 10 September 2021 - 02:36 AM

I has on 66 ZS orange colour, and with one erector prism It was a fantastic spotter!! 



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Posted 10 September 2021 - 04:43 PM

Planets look amazing. Moon looks amazing.

I wonder how much better a Takahashi FC-100 DC is.

Asking that ? might make a lot of ........ very mad   Especially if the Sv proves just as good, lol


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