How sharp is the DA* 300? Can it resolve the rings of Saturn?

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drummercam Senior Member • Posts: 1,727
Re: How sharp is the DA* 300? Can it resolve the rings of Saturn?

Several here have shown it can be done with the Pentax Q system (1.17 sensor).

I have NOT achieved the same on K-S2 (20mpx APS-C), even with 1.4 teleconverter, although my tripod might not be stable enough, vibrating possibly even from street traffic. Saturn and rings remain a smudge.

BTW, Saturn is tipped in a good position relative to earth right now, and for a few more months
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