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What focal length telescope is best for astrophotography?

What focal length telescope is best for astrophotography?

Telescope for deep-sky astrophotography: left PrimaLuceLab AIRY APO80 telescope, right SkyWatcher Newton Wide Photo 200/800 f4 telescope. The best long focal length telescopes to capture deep-sky objects (to capture even the smallest details of small objects like planetary nebulae and galaxies) are Ritchey-Chretien.

What is the best telescope to buy to look at the stars?

The Celestron NexStar 5SE Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope is our top pick due to its all-around accessibility and ease of use. Its primary 5-inch mirror offers crisp, intimate views of the moon and bright planets, and provides an entry into views of distant galaxies and star clusters.

What is a good starter telescope for astrophotography?

The Best Astrophotography Telescope for a Beginner

  • This telescope is available at OPT.
  • The Orion 80EDT is available from OPT.
  • View Chucks Astrophotography images on Astrobin.
  • The William Optics Z73 is available from OPT.
  • The Sky-Watcher EvoStar 80ED is available at OPT.
  • The William Optics RedCat 51 is available at OPT.

What is a good telescope to see galaxies?

The 10 Best Telescopes Comparison Chart

Product Name Ranking
Meade Instruments- Polaris 90mm Aperture Astronomy Telescope 1 4.40
Sky-Watcher Classic Dobsonian Telescope 2 4.20
Celestron- NexStar 127SLT Telescope 3 4.20
Orion SpaceProb 130 EQ Reflector Telescope 4 4.20

Why are refractors better for astrophotography?

Refractors are compact and lightweight compared to other telescope designs. The focusers are solid and easy to focus. They offer a similar experience to a high-end telephoto camera lens. The image quality potential for astrophotography is exceptional.