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    Default Afocal Moon pic w/new Hyperion Mark III zoom



    Took this single afocal shot of the Moon last night through my new Mark III Hyperion 8-24mm zoom set to 8mm (48x) on a WO 66mm refractor and a Kodak point-n-shoot digicam:



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    Very nice Hernando, especially afocal.
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    Yeah, nice job, Hernando!

    The Afocal method works just fine, for a number of things. I even use that same method with my Coronado PST solar scope.
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    very nice afocal shot!!! well done

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    Thanks much guys!

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    Smart one - i think P&S shots are the way to go with lunar stuff - I tried my DSLR last night and I wasn't impressed
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    well impressed with that hernando!!
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    Nice one , you even got some colour coming through.

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    Thanks Jen & Andy! It was just a lucky shot I think, in that the camera's plane must have become randomly square with the eyepiece lens to satisfactory results. My other previous tries on earlier Moon phases with the new zoom were quite dismal.

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    Thanks Pete!
    Yeah, CA is still there, even with the refractor's ED glass, I need a true APO! (But my wallet says.. no way! )

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