Tag Archives: astrophotography

Photos taken with the new Nikon CDS cooled Z6 mirrorless camera for astrophotography

A quick update my post from a few days ago – here are a few photos taken with the new Nikon CDS cooled Z6 mirrorless camera for astrophotography by Mehmet Ergün:

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New: Nikon CDS cooled Z6 camera for astrophotography

The first Nikon CDS cooled Z6 mirrorless camera for astrophotography is now available for sale at Centralds – the company converted a regular Nikon Z6 to an Astro Z6 version. The price is $2,990.     To achieve effective cooling, they actually moved the sensor outside of the camera and performed several other modifications:

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COVID-19 cabin fever: astrophotography tips and tricks from Nikon Learn & Explore

Nikon’s recently distributed several articles on astrophotography tips and tricks:

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Make your own alternative FTZ adapter for Nikon Z to use astro filters

This video shows you go to make your own alternative FTZ adapter to use astro filters: The needed parts come from Baader and Geoptik and their resellers – there are some details at the end of the video:

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New: Eagle Core device for astrophotography with the Nikon Z6 and Z7 (and DSLR cameras)

With this new Eagle Core device you can control Nikon DSLR and mirrorless cameras for astrophotography. Here is a video that explains how it works:

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Milky Way and the Moon Eclipse with the Nikon D610

My name is Giorgos Karampotakis and I am an amateur photographer from Greece (Facebook | 500px | Flickr). I used Nikon D610 with Samyang 14mm f/2.8 and Nikon 50mm f/1.8G lenses and Star Adventurer star tracker to capture these photos:

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