Afocal astrophotography

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Afocal astrophotography

Postby doleen123 » Sun May 04, 2014 7:43 pm

Hello to everyone ,
Being a newby, I'm not very proficient at this but here goes.
I am in the process of starting afocal astrophotography,and also in the process of attempting to
Use a logitech c910 as the imager.
My problem is that I can't get the camera to focus through my eyepiece.
I've tried an 8mm 60 degree star guider ed eyepiece,and a 12mmwide angle plus some other low
Power ones.I just can't focus it.Any Ideas gratefully accepted.
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Re: Afocal astrophotography

Postby dave.b » Fri May 09, 2014 10:00 pm

You should focus it with your eye and then simply hold the webcam up to the eye piece. It can be a bit fiddly founding the right distance and alignment. If that doesn't work try a compact camera or one on a mobile phone or tablet computer.

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