Best Telescopes for Astrophotography

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Sky-Watcher Evoguide 50 APO Refractor - Exceptional Viewing and Astrophotography
  • 50 mm apochromatic refractor with matched lens assembly with one ED element
  • 242 mm focal length (f/4. 8)
  • 1. 25” helical Focuser
  • Country of Origin:China
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Telescope Digital Eyepiece Camera for Astrophotography and Observation - with USB Port & Image CMOS Sensor (5.0MP CMOS for Telescope)
  • The USB Eyepiece Camera is a special design. With digital gadget you can easily view images captured by your telescope objective lens on your laptop or desktop PC screen and save them. Just enjoy objectives and share with others, no longer squinting with one eye.
  • High sensitivity 5.00MP color CMOS imaging module. Real active resolution, no interpolation, no jaggies in picture.
  • Comes with 24.5mm(0.965") and 31.75mm (1.25”) eyepiece adapter, you can use it with 1.25” telescope and 0.965" telescope.
  • Extremely easy for Mac system - no extra software is needed, just use the software "photo booth" which is already on Mac system directly. With the software Win Joy, you can display images on computer screen, shoot and make video recording.
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Sky-Watcher EvoStar 80 APO Doublet Refractor – Compact and Portable Optical Tube for Affordable Astrophotography and Visual Astronomy
  • EXPERTLY MATCHED GLASS: The EvoStar series features a matched doublet objective including one synthetic fluorite element, providing excellent color correction for visual and photographic uses
  • OUTSTANDING COLOR CORRECTION: Using the finest quality glass and proprietary Metallic High-Transmission Coatings (MHTC), EvoStar refractors produce tack sharp images with accurate color and minimal aberrations
  • EVOLVES WITH SKILL: No need to replace this telescope as your skill set evolves. Whether you’re a seasoned astrophotographer or a budding novice, EvoStar refractors are versatile enough to use as your primary optical tube as your skill-set improves
  • 10:1 DUAL-SPEED FOCUSER: No matter the eyepiece or camera, finding focus is a breeze with this 10:1 dual-speed Crayford-style focuser
  • EVERYTHING YOU NEED: The EvoStar 80 comes complete with a foam-lined aluminum hard case, 8x50 Right Angle Correct Image (RACI) Finderscope, 2” Dielectric Diagonal, 5mm and 25mm LET Eyepiece, 1.25” Adapter, Mounting Rings and a V-Style Dovetail
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Celestron - NexStar 8SE Telescope - Computerized Telescope for Beginners and Advanced Users - Fully-Automated GoTo Mount - SkyAlign Technology - 40,000+ Celestial Objects - 8-Inch Primary Mirror
  • Nexstar computerized telescope: The NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope features Celestron’s iconic orange tube design with updated technology and the latest features for amazing stargazing for beginners and experienced observers.
  • 8-Inch aperture: The eight-inch primary mirror in this Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope for adults and kids to be used together packs enough light-gathering ability to observe the best that our Solar System has to offer, while retaining a compact form factor. Compatible with starsense technology, Wifi
  • Fully-automated go to mount: Featuring a database of more than 40,000 celestial objects, the go to mount built into our telescopes for astronomy beginners automatically locates and tracks objects for you.
  • Easy to assemble and break down: The single fork arm design and sturdy steel tripod all assemble and break down from separate components for easy transportation. SkyAlign technology gets your telescope aligned and ready in minutes.
  • Bonus free starry night software: The NexStar 8SE Telescope includes a free download of one of the top consumer rated astronomy software programs for an interactive sky simulation.
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Gskyer Telescope, 70mm Aperture 400mm AZ Mount Astronomical Refracting Telescope for Kids Beginners - Travel Telescope with Carry Bag, Phone Adapter and Wireless Remote
  • Quality Optics: 400mm(f/5.7) focal length and 70mm aperture, fully coated optics glass lens with high transmission coatings creates stunning images and protect your eyes. Perfect telescope for astronomers to explore stars and moon.
  • Magnification: Come with two replaceable eyepieces and one 3x Barlow lens.3x Barlow lens trebles the magnifying power of each eyepiece. 5x24 finder scope with mounting bracket and cross-hair lines inside make locating objects easily.
  • Wireless Remote: Free includes one smart phone adapter and one Wireless camera remote to explore the nature of the world easily through the screen and take amazing celestial images.
  • Adjustable Tripod: This telescope allows for many different viewing positions with a adjustable aluminum alloy tripod and a carry bag, the telescope and tripod can fit inside the bag for easy traveling and storage.
  • Satisfaction: lifetime maintenance. If you have any question about product and service, please feel free to contact us, we will do our best to help you in 24 hours.
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SVBONY SV205 Telescope Camera CMOS Telescope Camera 8MP Electronic Eyepiece 1.25 inches Astronomy Camera for Telescope Astrophotography
  • Plug and play without driver;real-time dynamic observation by crystal clear image;the image sensor uses dark light compensation technology to greatly improve the camera's image clarity in low light conditions
  • In MJPG video format;you can record video quickly and the frame rate up to 30FPS at 2K resolution 1920x1080; if you want high quality image;please choose YUV uncompressed video format;the speed will be 15FPS per second at 3264*2448 resolution
  • SV205 camera allows you to capture a real-time video and transport to your laptop or PC
  • Share the view of bright planets;the moon;and terrestrial targets through your computer with friends;family and fellow astronomy enthusiasts
  • An affordable introduction to the rewarding hobby of astrophotography;Great for lunar and planetary shots;deep sky objects imaging is not a good choice;machined aluminum 1.25" adapter barrel for direct threaded connection to almost any telescope
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Gosky C Mount to 1.25" Camera Adapter for Telescope -Attach Your C or CS Mount CCTV Type Camera to The Telescope for Astrophotography - with 1.25” Filter Threads
  • Specially designed for telescope prime focus astrophotography. t
  • One side: Standard 1.25" barrel. Fits 1.25" telescope focuser or other accessories.
  • The other side: C-Mount (1 inch diameter with 32 threads per inch) standard for all "C"inama photography movie cameras.
  • All metal framework.
  • Threaded for Standard 1.25" Eyepiece Filters . Allows you use an astro filter for better imaging experience.
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EQ6-R – Fully Computerized GoTo German Equatorial Telescope Mount – Belt-driven, Motorized, Computerized Hand Controller with 42,900+ Celestial Object Database
  • PRECISE, ACCURATE GOTO: Computerized, motorized GoTo German equatorial telescope mount capable of accurately tracking astronomical objects for both visual observing and astrophotography.
  • BELT-DRIVEN MOTORS: Belt-driven stepper motors provide whisper-quiet slewing with renowned precision and accuracy while virtually eliminating Periodic Error.
  • 44-POUND PAYLOAD: Beefy, all-metal construction provides 44-pound payload capacity, perfect for all but the heaviest optical tubes.
  • BUILT-IN POLAR FINDERSCOPE: Built-in illuminated polar finderscope provides quick and easy polar alignment.
  • 42,000+ OBJECT DATABASE: SynScan hand controller with 42,000+ object database will keep even the most experienced astronomer busy for countless observing nights. Tripod Leg Diameter: 2".Power Type: 12V (4 amp minimum). Latitude Range (degrees): May-65. Mounting Saddle Type: D/V
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SVBONY SV305 Pro Telescope Camera 2MP USB3.0 Electronic Eyepiece 1.25inch Astronomy Guiding Camera for Astrophotography
  • ST4 Guiding;SV305 Pro camera is designed with ST4 guiding port; Supporting the PHD2 software; and works with ASCOM plate form; You can use the computer to control telescope mounts have an autoguiding port that connects directly to the autoguider; usually referred to as an ST-4 port; which works with analog signals
  • 1ms to 30min long exposure;SV305 Pro camera is designed with IMX290 CMOS sensor; Long exposure can reach 30 minutes;You can use it for planetary imaging; lunar and solar imaging and some bright deep space objects imaging
  • Back-illuminated CMOS Sensor;The SV305 Pro uses an extremely sensitive IMX290 CMOS sensor; This sensor has very high QE and very low 0.7e- read noise; which improved sensitivity in the visible-light and near infrared light regions for industrial applications
  • 128MB DDR Buffer;The SV305 Pro has a built-in 128MB DDRII image buffer; This buffer also allows a slower computer with USB 3.0 socket to capture every frame without loss even if the USB socket is occasionally busy with other peripherals; This buffer also makes it possible to run multiple cameras using one computer without USB transfer problems
  • Any Area ROI Support; The SV305 Pro has ROI function; A smaller region of interest ROI is read out from the sensor; leaving the image scale of the object being imaged; unchanged; Allow arbitrary resolutions to be set