Canon EOS 60Da

By - April 10th, 2012

Canon EOS 60Da

Canon is set to release a specialized version of its popular EOS 60D D-SLR optimized for astrophotographers. The EOS 60Da uses the same 18-megapixel APS-C image sensor found in 60D, a substantial improvement over Canon’s last astrocamera, the 8.2-megapixel EOS 20Da. The Image sensor has been fine-tuned for extra sensitivity to hydrogen-alpha wavelengths and uses a modified infrared sensor, making it possible to capture images of red hydrogen nebulae and other diffuse celestial objects. Other enhancements to the 60D include an improved version of its 3-inch Clear View LCD with more than 1 million dots of resolution and a flip-out Vari-angle screen. The camera is capable of ISO speeds of up to 6400 in standard shooting mode, with a 12800 option for shots that require very short shutter speeds. The EOS 60Da retails for $1,499 without a lens and will be available for purchase later this month.

Canon EOS 60Da

Canon EOS 60Da

Canon EOS 60Da

Canon EOS 60Da

Canon EOS 60Da

Canon EOS 60Da

Canon EOS 60Da

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