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APT Lens focus


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I didnt know you could autofocus with a lens using APT , now just to piggy the 1000DA using the nifty fifty onto the OTA and use second instance of Ahttps://astrophotography.app/usersguide/eos_lens_control_and_auto_focus.htm?ms=AAA%3D&st=MA%3D%3D&sct=ODAw&mw=MzE1#:~:text=APT has its own automatic,not optimized for astro photography.PT.


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Gave the  lens autofocus a go last night though guide cam was playing up or should I say phd2 was , then wispy high cloud so Packed in before I started , though I did manage to try the focus routine with a lens and seems to work well, basically pick a bright star use lens focuser tool to eyeball   Focus in live view the press autofocus it takes three routines in first pass the three in second pass , voila ,set focus on lens back to manual focus job done , takes about 5 minutes got to be easier than using my tired eyes looking at a small screen .

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