5D Mk2 with Astrotrac for Astro pics.

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DavidAMWA
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5D Mk2 with Astrotrac for Astro pics.

The pictures below show how the Canon 5D Mk2 is attached to the Astrotrac device to provide tracking for astro photography. I have added to the set up by attaching a laser sighting device to the hot shoe on the top of the camera. This makes aiming the camera significantly easier at night when using the live view feature. The last photo show what you see using the laser sight.

(For those who are interested, the photos were taken with a Sony A55 an excellent camera with many features that I wish the 5D Mk2 had.)

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