Canon EOS R6 mark II analysis for night/astro imaging

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fred 76 Forum Member • Posts: 52
Canon EOS R6 mark II analysis for night/astro imaging


I made quite an extensive review of the R6 mk II for night and astro imaging use. The review is published in a thread of one of the most popular free french amateur astronomers forum, called Webastro.

You can easily make it translated in your preferred language by any online translator.

Here is the noise in electrons for the various combinations of shutter and Dual Pixel options :

- red: electronic shutter
- orange: mechanical shutter + Dual Pixel RAW activated
- green: mechanical shutter + Dual Pixel RAW desactivated

Note the quite bad behavior at 200 ISO, which scores higher noise level than 100 and 400 ISO. A sensitivity that shall be avoided…

Noise in e-

Here the FFT showing that there is a kind of spatial filtering in the low ISO photos, but too light to be visible. @sharkmelley did a review on this camera based upon the files I sent him:

DPR off - Mechanical shutter

More on the link above.

Feel free to comment !


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