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    Can you post a link for the telescope?
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    Default Re: First photos ever!!

    Cool!

    A 5mm eyepiece can be a bit tough to hold a phone steady over. A lower power eyepiece (one with a larger number in mm) can be much easier.

    One of my first lunar captures using this method:



    There are also specialty mounts and phone holders to help keep the phone in place over the eyepiece. One of the more elaborate devices: https://www.highpointscientific.com/...-adapter-81055
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    Haha I can't even get it to look like that when I'm looking through it hahaha
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    Its amazing what you are seeing with a 2 lb scope!

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    I'm honestly shocked. I was thinking two inches and I would just have like a big binocular but I swapped to the 10mm ep and you couldn't even see the edge of the moon. Will gladly take a picture of the scope I'm using! Haha

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    Default Re: First photos ever!!

    Cherish it! It's your first!
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    Definitely will. I'm very happy with it.

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    Default Re: First photos ever!!

    If there is a lower magnification eyepiece like a 20mm or 25mm you would be better off.
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    I think everyone remembers the awe of looking at the moon through their scope for the first time. Very exciting.
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