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Old 27-08-2010, 07:59 AM
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hi Ken,

I think the problem is that the moon offers even illumination in the whole fov but the plantes are so small that they are permanently overexposed.

Now I am thinking of 2 options:

1: use a ND filter or deep red to compensate the brightness against the background

2: add a 2x + 5x barlow to the optical train to narrow the field, slow down the f ration and magnify more - but I think the resolution of the 6" is somewhat limited at 7.5m fl

what is your opinion?
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