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Old 02-10-2008, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Ian Robinson View Post
I hadn't concidered using the 17-85mm I got with my 40D kit for astro work , I had been put off my reports of image distortions and the EF-S issue wrt drop in filters.

But .... looking at those images .... none too shabby. Just need a LPF filter to go on the front of it .... as I have BAD light pollution due to Hg light at Charlestown (about 2 km away and over the hill) and Na lamps on the Pacific H/w (1 km away and in my los).

BTW Ian, got my LPS filter dramas sorted out. Dealer sent me a nice big 72mm filter in exchange for the front filter that gave me all those internal reflection troubles a month or so back!
Hope to put it through its paces tonight, SA skies very clear at 5.50pm!!
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