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    Hello,

    I love gazing at and shooting the moon. After some trial and error I have managed to connect my Canon 400D to me Nexstar 102SLT via a T-Ring adapter.

    However is it possible to increase the magnification so I can get better views of craters and other surface areas?

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    You can buy a tele-extender which will allow you to use some of your eye pieces in conjunction with your camera. Its a barrel shape cylinder that fits to the camera body instead of a lens. It connects into your t ring and then slides over the eye piece and is fastened into place. Not very dear either. Allows you more eye piece magnification.
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    Eye piece projection is what I think its called.
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