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GH1 + Meade ETX-125

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by roosh, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. roosh

    roosh New to Mu-43

    Oct 14, 2011
    First post! Was lurking for a while :)

    I thought I'd document what happens when you combine a Meade ETX-125 and a GH1, without much preparation other than physically joining the 2. Should be interesting to see how results can improve when I set the camera up properly and focus properly.

    Photos of the setup and some early in camera shots: just to show the reach: https://picasaweb.google.com/107573679753624434593/PanasonicGH1OnMeadeETX125

    video: [ame=http://vimeo.com/30394425]moon on Vimeo[/ame]
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  2. Bugsi

    Bugsi New to Mu-43

    Oct 5, 2011
    In my opinion, this is a great use for the micro 4/3 cameras with the articulating viewscreen. I don't have to crouch upside-down to look through a viewfinder to focus; I can just flip the viewscreen around and look down at it. I took this with my G2 at prime focus of an Orion 150mm (mirror diameter) Maksutov Cassegrain telescope (focal length 1800mm, f/12):