Superzoom compacts with 20X or higher optical zoom

Challenge #37 in the Verbs , action, and misc topics series. Hosted by barb_s.
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Showcase the long reach on a compact superzoom camera with optical zoom able to reach 20X or more. My sample image captured a tiny ant on a flower ~15 feet away, at 150 mm focal distance. I'm interested in what you can capture at a high focal distance like that.
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Panasonic FZ150 at x24 (600mm) mounted on a Polarie equatorial motor to avoid star trails. Guess I got lucky with the alignment :-)
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Submitted: Monday, 20th August, 2012 20:27 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 13th August, 2012
Focal length: 108 mm
Shutter speed: 15 sec
Aperture: F5.2
ISO: 3200
Notes: Curves and levels in PP
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