twice connect

Canon Adds Next-Gen Astronomers' d-SLR

4/09/2012 12:01:00 AM Eastern

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. – Canon U.S.A. introduced
a next-generation d-SLR optimized for
use by astronomers.

The EOS 60Da (shipping this month at a
$1,500 suggested retail) is the successor
to EOS 20Da, and is optimized for shooting
through telescopes.

The 60Da features a modified infrared filter and
a low-noise sensor with heightened hydrogenalpha
sensitivity to capture “red hydrogen emission”
nebulae and other cosmic phenomena.

The Canon EOS 60Da features an 18-megapixel
APS-C sized CMOS sensor, a 3-inch
articulating1,040,000-dot LCD, enhanced
noise reduction, ISO speeds up to 6,400 and
expandable to 12,800, and a nine-point autofocus