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Saturn with OMC 140 & portamount


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Best bet would be to use as high a magnification as you can manage, set the scope ahead of the planet to allow it to drift through & snap through the eyepiece as it passes through the field of best definition. I don't think the results would be very good. Saturn is pretty faint & you'd likely get some motion blur ... and the image would be noisy, and you'd not be likely to catch the instants of steady seeing.

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Thank Brian; i trawled through a couple of previous posts and found that you are correct.

the reason for the question was that i'm off to Grenada for a few weeks and wanted to take a limited amout of kit, no laptop no webcam or scopes now.

looks like i'll be taking just he bino's

Ray

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