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Fuji X-Pro1 Shoots The Moon | Bryan Jones

Fuji X-Pro1 Shoots The Moon | Bryan Jones | Fuji X-Pro1 | Scoop.it

I’ve been exploring astrophotography a bit more with the Fuji X-Pro1 and have been tremendously happy shooting the moon at least.  The next step in the evolution of astrophotography with this camera is to start shooting more deep sky objects.  This is going to require a bit more effort, some tracking tools and some software tricks to make the images that I have in mind. The trick with fainter objects that require telephoto lenses or even telescopes to see is that the earth is rotating pretty fast relative to these faint objects.  Even the moon being close in and shockingly bright (Remember that these images are f/12 aperture equivalent and 1/160 exposure at ISO 200), moves pretty rapidly through your field of view.  Here is a movie of the moon seen through the same setup as the first image.  Now if you imagine a much fainter object that requires much longer exposures (think multiple 30sec exposures equivalent to an hour of imaging time), you are going to need some way to compensate for the rotation of the earth.  More on that in a later post.....

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Xpro1 goes to the Moon

Xpro1 goes to the Moon | Fuji X-Pro1 | Scoop.it

No, I didn't fly to the moon but ...here some pictures I took in the last weeks with a little refractor telescope (400mm, 66 aperture F/6) and a 1.4x and a 2.x multipliers and my lovely Xpro1. Pictures were modified with Silver Efex Pro 2 to find the correct bw balance. A little more contrast in the second.

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