Telescope photography? Celestron C90?

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by flinch13, Nov 25, 2008.

  1. flinch13 macrumors regular

    Jul 4, 2004
    Hey guys,

    I'm trying to get myself a nice telescope for photography with my Canon DSLR. Anyone have experience with this? I'd like something with a focal length of about 1000mm... It'd just be nice to have access to a super long lens without paying thousands for a canon one.

    That being said, I've been eying the Celestron C90. Anyone have experience with this telescope? Anyone used it for photography before?

    I don't have a huge budget but this scope is just about in my price range. Ideas? Thanks!!
  2. robo456 macrumors 6502


    Mar 3, 2008
    New Jersey
    I know this is an old thread, but just got re-interested in my old telescope. (heh, it's a Meade DS-114) Hopefully someone may have some incite into photographic-capable setups for a new purchase.


  3. gkarris macrumors 604


    Dec 31, 2004
    "No escape from Reality..."
    I'm more a Meade kinda guy (ha ha, Nikon vs. Canon, Meade vs. Celestron...).

    Recently got a Canon 20D and am going to look into mounting it on my Meade..

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