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    Question Photographing the Moon



    Hi, I want to get into astrophotography sometime. I was wondering what sort of exposure lengths are we talking about for good lunar images?

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    I would start out with a shutter speed of 1/250 at f5.6 at ISO 100 for the full moon, if this is to bright or dark for you then you can adjust the apeture and shutter speed to your taste but this is a good starting point. good luck
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    Astrophotography with a Small Telescope

    go to this link has all the expsoure times you'll need

    cheers

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    My daughters have had good luck taking lunar photographs. They just hold their digital camera up to a low power eyepiece inserted in my telescope's focuser and shoot. The moon is bright enough that they did not need to use any special camera settings.

 

 

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