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S22 Ultra Astrophotography Part 1

(Topic created on: 09-04-2022 10:14 PM)
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Glenntech
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Tonight I had a chance with some breaks in the clouds to see how the Galaxy S22 Ultra goes with capturing the Moon.
I got my telescope out and let it cool down enough to use it.
For those interested, I will explain a bit how I set up first with the results at the end.

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I have a Skywatcher Skyliner 250P.
It's a 10 inch Dobsonian telescope and is a basic affordable telescope. 
I have spent a bit on lenses and have my favourites for mobile phone photography. 

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For tonight I have used a 6.5mm Morpheus lens and a Celestron 2X Balow lens.
To mount the phone I have an Orion SteadyPix.

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It's not the best out there, but grips the lens OK even with the heaviest of phones

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So with the phone mounted securely. Notice I don't use a case. This is because I get a better grip on the phone and it's much steadier.

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Next is to go into the camera and straight into the Pro mode setting.
You want complete control, without the software trying to focus and adjust etc
Initially I just put the focus into manual.

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I just used the telescope to focus and because I cannot touch the phone to take a photo, as it will wobble the image and give a blurry shot.
I used the S Pen as the camera trigger.
So some adjustments to the camera settings and got a few shots before the clouds rolled in again. 

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On a clearer night I can get better results, but the S22 Ultra is doing a great job so far.
There will definitely be more to come, and some planet photos later in the year

Part two of my posts 
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AndrewL
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@Glenntech: I'm floored by the level of detail in these images! Great work!

Glenntech
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I can actually get better results on a completely clear night. Trouble was I could only get these in the quick breaks in the clouds
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Glenntech
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My plan is to get the planets later this year. Weather and time depending.
Have got sharper images before while using a different make of phone.
But the first time I can actually do this stuff with a Samsung, such is the improvement in cameras
JAMES4578
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@Glenntech  Great set up and very impressive results, look forward to seeing more Astrophotography in due course :smiling-face:

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Glenntech
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Yeah I'm looking forward to getting more views soon and planets later on in the year
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Krisalex79
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dude, that's awesome! Amazing! i love it! Try with the expert raw app to improve your photos. Great Job!

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DaniDayDream
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Where did you get the sky watcher and can you get any pics from Mars, Venus? 

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Glenntech
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When the planets are in the night sky again I will be out there photographing them.
So hopefully if the weather is OK later in the year I will post some.
I've had the telescope for some years now and got it from a place in London that deals with a lot of astronomy stuff.
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Glenntech
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Yeah I do plan on doing that
Weather hasn't been playing well lately, so will see
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