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Postby sympatico157 » Tue Jan 03, 2017 5:55 pm

Hi, I have a celestron nexstar 130 slt and i am looking into buying a dslr mainly for astrophotography. I realise that i will probably need to buy a 2x barlow in order to solve focus issues but does anyone have any recommendations? I have about £400 to spend, including the barlow and any adaptors, but i can go over if its impractical to get decent photographs in that price range. Thanks for any suggestions, J
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Postby The Man with the Corrugated Iron Roof » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:49 am

I have a Nikon D3200. This is what I've been up to with it, except for the solar hydrogen alpha shots. There's also lots of non-astro photos there, too: ... mer/albums
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