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I have a 10" SCT which under ideal conditions should resolve 14th mag stars visually does the same limit apply to CCD imaging or will dimmer stars be resolved ?

Only asking because I'm having trouble matching images to actual star charts.


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It depends on your exposure length but imaging can pull out a lot dimmer stars than just looking through the scope.

And the camera plays a factor too of course.

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