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hemkant.astro
2005-Oct-08, 07:05 AM
I am having an orion skyquest 10" dosbsonion
can any one please tell me how can i use it for astrophotography.

seeker372011
2005-Oct-08, 12:41 PM
Yes , you certainly can

Mike Salway has written an excellent "how to" guide

http://www.iceinspace.com.au/index.php?id=63,201,0,0,1,0

Dave Mitsky
2005-Oct-08, 12:45 PM
You can take afocal snapshots of the Moon and the bright planets by focusing on the image coming from the eyepiece. This is far easier to accomplish with a digital camera.

For long prime focus exposures, an equatorial platform is necessary.

http://astronomy-mall.com/regular/products/eq_platforms/pg5.htm

Dave Mitsky