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Prime focus camera adapter

Discussion in 'Astronomy Gear' started by Grant, Jul 28, 2017.

  1. Grant

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    the second threads to a nikon T mount. The second has a T mount included. If you already have the T mount, then you basically only need the second one. The second picture of the second product shows the general assembly.
     
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    sweet, so I wont need any extension bits or anything to get focus?
     
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    hopefully not, but you won't know until you actually try it. You can try it at the observatory tomorrow. We can take the extension ring from the T mount and thread it to you Nikon mount (because you have to be special). :D
     
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    I am very special ;)
     
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    for deep sky through a newtonian, usually the backfocus is a problem, but on a dob I guess you want to use it on planets, which focus a bit forward than DSO's.
     
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    I'm special too ... also a Nikon user :)
     
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    My GSO dob doesn't come to focus without a barlow, I think it's a fairly common dob ailment.
     
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    ooh, so something like a powermate may be required?
     

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