In April 2016, I tried to take some photos of Jupiter with my new GSO GSD 680 8" Dobsonian Heritag telescope. The interesting question was: Would I be able to recognize anything on the photos at all? To make it short: In my first apptempt you can see some moons, in my second attempt you can easily recognize two stripes!
I mounted the Leica X Vario fix on a 32 mm eyepiece (projection method) for the moon photos. For Jupiter alone, I held the camera to a 9 mm eyepiece (1: 50 method). As always , it was very difficult to avoid vignetting. I set the camera at ISO 3200 and used automatic exposure (some photos with underexposure); I set the distance manually to infinity.
The following photos were taken with the projection method (camera lens mounted fix to a 32mm eyepiece, ISO 3200) using a Leica X Vario:
The following photos were taken with the 1:50 method (camera lens held at an 9 mm eyepiece) and a Leica X Vario (ISO 3200). The photo sections were scaled down to 50% (looks better than 100%). Click the photos to see the sections at 100%.
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The bottom row photos manually "stacked"
The following sections were scaled down to 25%, which makes them look even better:
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