Monday, March 26, 2012

20120326 Sun

Testing my Maksutov again, but then while I was waiting for the sun to get into a better position without aperture blocking, cloud rolled in.

First one was taken at prime focus, i.e. 1500mm:

And then another closeup at 3000mm:

For comparison, I also captured a 2400mm version with my Ranger and 5x Powermate:

So there seems to be nothing wrong with the Maksutov now.  Of course, I will need to test further under better sky.

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