Phototechnical Group       OM-Mount Astroscope Adapter

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Summary Main Characteristics Notes - Related Units
This adapter attaches to astronomical telescopes.
Both direct focus photography and higher magnification photography are possible.
This 5-piece adapter system permits astrophotography by the OM body attached to a telescope by means of the 36.5mm diameter, pitch 1mm and pitch 0.75mm threads.
It consists of an OM-Mount adapter part, Direct Focus Ring, Enlarging Tube, Telescope Connector Tube and a Reverse Ring.
It enables direct objective photography and high magnification photography through the telescope eyepiece.
Use of focusing screen 1-8 is recommended.
More acurate focusing may be achieved by the use of the Varimagni Finder.
With the OM-1, mirror lock-up is recommended to reduce camera vibrations.