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    Question Shooting the Moon

    Am a coolpxix 4500 owner whom fail countless times trying to shoot the moon. I have a 2x teleconvertor. Does this helps?

    When is the best time to shoot? What's the optimal settings? Pls enlighten me...

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    Haha..do wait for Wai to come in. The expert.

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    full moon with clear sky,F11 with tripod using slow ISO.

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    CP 4500 zoom even with a few TC stack together also not enough....

    These moon pic....
    http://forums.clubsnap.org/showthrea...threadid=22298
    taken with CP4500 too, but with a real telescope


    or u can get a spotting scope and mount it like

    then u can get a pic like this
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    if i get a 8x32 scope, for eg, the crystalvue 8x32 from ckpower
    so my total zoom, 8 x 3 = 24
    is it enuff to shoot moon?

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    How much is that telescope and e adaptor?

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    Originally posted by hazardman
    How much is that telescope and e adaptor?
    the set up in the pic cost about $1++k (excluding the camera)

    scope : $1k
    adapter : ~$200
    eyepiece : ~$200
    tripod + gearhead : $300+


    if more hardcore then can get a big telescope with CCD camera specially for astrophotography....

    then that will be another $5-6k

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