Old 12-07-2013, 01:10 AM
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6D or 7D

I was thinking about installing a DSLR in my remote observatory. Not sure if Iíll use a camera lens or a telescope for the optics. Iím leaning toward a camera lens because of the ease of remote focus.

But the real question here is given a choice which camera would you put in there, a Canon 6D or 7D? I like the 6D because itís a full frame camera and think it might have lower noise, but that is just a guess I never tested it.

The reason I am only looking at the 6 or 7D is I already own them. I have other Canon DSLRs but these are the most remote friendly one that I own.
Thanks in advance.
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Old 12-07-2013, 01:30 AM
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The 7D has issues with noise past ISO-800.

With the 6D, you can image at ISO-6400 with ease.

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Old 12-07-2013, 08:15 AM
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+1 for 6D!
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Old 12-07-2013, 11:05 AM
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6D is the clear winner for astronomy. 7D is the winner for wildlife (& probably other fast moving stuff like sport). So you should have no debate, go with the 6D.
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Old 12-07-2013, 09:18 PM
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Old 12-07-2013, 11:08 PM
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No-brainer. 6D
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