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skymax 127 + cannon 450d


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hello is anyone using a skymax + cannon 450d for astrophotography am having trouble with my setup .

skymax 127 az goto with t2 ring connected to the camera on the scope am using live view to find and focos , talking diffrent exposers 15,20,30 secs but all photos "ie saturn come out to bright no detail " i think am doing some things write but defo doing some thing wrong please help if you can

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10 seconds is far too long an exposure for Saturn. Start around 1/10th @ ASA 100 and take more exposures around that shutter speed to determine the optimum. This site Covinngton Innovations has a useful exposure calculator that you can download. Input the relevant info and it will give you and approximate exposure setting.

Peter

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