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ETX-125 AT- moon photography problems

Hello my friends,

I am new here, my name is Majed. I hope to learn from you all that is new,

My first question about Meade ETX-125 AT, Two nights ago photographed the moon through this telescope by used (T-mount) part number 07384LF and Meade # 64 T-adapter to connect the camera canon 600d

But I could not fit the moon disk inside the picture !!!!!!!!!!!

So I got in touch with Meade customer service ...
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A few suggested books (with previews)

If people are just starting out, they often wonder if there are any books they should be getting.

I would recommend two - one of which is commonly recommended, but the other less so.

The commonly recommended one is "Turn Left at Orion" which is a very good starting place for people who want to learn how to find their way around the night sky.

It has a selection of interesting objects to look out ...
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Non-typical Secondary mirror on 20" RC?

We recently discovered that the secondary mirror of our 20" RC has a hole that runs through the center. On the side of the secondary facing the primary there is a metal tube (for lack of a better description) that projects towards the primary (see pictures). My colleagues and I have not encountered this configuration before. We discovered this issue when attempting to collimate the telescope with a Takahashi scope, which has obviously not been ...
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Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mini Wifi Polar Scope Question

Hi there.

First time post so be gentle please.

I recently purchased a Sky Watcher Star Adventurer Mini Wifi Astro Imaging mount for use with my existing DSLR camera.

The bundle I purchased included a dovetail bracket to attach 2 imaging items at a time.
The dovetail bracket also allows the polar alignment scope to be left attached to the mount during imaging rather than having to remove this prior to attaching your camera etc. ...
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Feedback on my first scope buy ?

You've seen similar questions hundreds of times, and I've read the answers, but before I go ahead, could you give some feedback ?
I'm getting my first real scope (best I had so far was a 70mm Travelscope with camera tripod). Will use it summer half of year in south Sweden, at summer house, so not very much light pollution from city lights, but need to avoid time around midsummer. Main interest DSOs, and a ...
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I am wanting a new camera, NOT DSLR.

Simple question or not

I am wanting a new camera, NOT DSLR.

1. Why when large sensors are now available in cameras for £500 at 12+MP are there still 2MP cameras available costing more, what is the point of a small MP camera when 12mp + are available

Wanted for imaging Moon, Sun (PST)

Thank you
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100mm Maksutov vs 127mm, twice as good?

Hello all,

firstly, thanks in advance for any help that comes my way.

I am buying my first telescope and after a lot of research I have come to the conclusion that I am mostly interested in planetary observation. It seems to me that I might need a scope that is out of my budget/ portability preferences to see anything worth while that is more deep space. Also I simply love seeing Jupiter and Saturn ...
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skywatcher 10" dob with camera

Hi All
New member just bought a skywatcher 10" flextube dob without GOTO has any member with this scope attached a dslr for photography. I have a canon 7d mk 11 & 70d i use these on my 8" edge HD with goto.
As this scope do's not track what setting are you using i know i wont be able to take multiple exposures
but single shots of moon and planets my be ok i ...
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MY first telescope MY first telescope

Hi all,

I'm just starting out in astronomy although i've been interested in it for a lot of years. I've finally decided to get my first telescope but to be honest i'm a bit overwhelmed by the amount of choice available. I'm looking at spending no more than £150 to start with and was just wondering what telescope/equipment you would advice that I get as my first purchase?

Thanks in advance,
Kev.
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It arrived, the SCT Collimation torch but what is the small

It arrived, the SCT Collimation torch but what is the small piece of plastic for ???

Best idea for SCT collimation at a great price £20

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hubble-Optic ... 2749.l2649
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