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10-17-2015, 10:07 AM   #1
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Hi from the UK

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I enjoy using my K-5 teamed up with a telescope for aircraft overflights.





10-17-2015, 11:48 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum, so high are these, or should I say how far away.
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Welcome to the forum! Love the airplane shots. Looking forward to seeing more of your images.
10-17-2015, 11:56 AM   #4
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Great photos!
I use my 800mm f8 telescope with my K-50 for astrophotography and birds and airplanes and...
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10-17-2015, 12:56 PM   #5
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Hi @bertwert,
Yes the Pentax SLRs are very good teamed up with astro gear.
Their compact size and weight helps with balancing the scope.
My Nikon d7000 is a heavyweight in comparison to the K-5 also the D7k is a cumbersome size.The K-5 is a beauty for scoping.
The K-50 is also heldin high regard by astro guys.

Hi @Kerrowdown,
Typically ,These aircraft pass about 3 miles from my location @ 32,000 to 36,000ft.
Click on my pictures above for more about location and aircraft details.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Radiostationx Quote
@ 32,000 to 36,000ft.
The level of detail retained when shot at 6 to 7 miles away is amazing.
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Hi Welcome to the forum! Very nice shots
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