Astrophotography through the telescope
Planets, nebulae, galaxies: that's what astrophotographers want. But what do they photograph them with? We’ll give you the answers.
Anyone who has recently taken up wide-field photography will surely also want to try capturing photographs through a telescope. This type of astrophotography is called prime focus photography.
You need a lot of patience for astrophotography, but if you haven’t yet tried the rather complex field of astrophotography involving long exposure times, you can still, relatively quickly, be successful capturing images of the Sun or the Moon.
There are different camera types, and each also needs its own adapter if we want to connect them to a telescope. But with one type, it's simple.
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