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08-10-2013, 02:13 PM   #1
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which lens for metor shots

whats the best size

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For me it would depend on how I wanted to capture it. With my gear: for the most meteors / best chance I would use my 15mm fisheye, the widest I have; that way I could find at least one streak that I had caught If a better image of a streak I'd use a 40-100mm lens and aim for something 90 from the meteor shower's radiant (similar to best use of a polarizing filter for best effect). That way I'd get just a constellation or two with a good long streak - when I'm lucky as my hit rate would go down! If you like shorter streaks aim for the radiant (so between Perseus and Cassiopeia for the upcoming Perseids).

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