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Old Jun 5, 2005, 11:44 PM   #1
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I have a Celestron Super C8 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. I also have an offer to buy a brand-new Nikon D70 at a great price. Has anyone done, or knows if it is possible, to use the D70 with a T-mount, connected to the telescope for astrophotography??

I know the Canon Digital RebelXT is capable of doing this, but the Nikon would be my first choice...

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Old Jun 6, 2005, 6:48 PM   #2
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Yes, it works quite nicely actually. I would recommend getting a .63 Focal Reducer for better quality imaging. I use my D70 on a Celestron C5 which results in a 1182mm F/6.3 lens while using the .63 focal reducer!!! Without the reducer is is an incredible 1875mm F/10 lens. Not terribly useful but, impressive sounding!:lol:

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