I don't have a telescope, but I will attempt it using my telephoto lens again soon. I've tried before, and at best was able to resolve two moons, I believe (Ganymede and Callisto?). The seeing should be good like usual, but there's always light pollution. Last time, I was still using a cheap tripod but my new one arrived which is much more stable and it should be steady over long exposures with a DSLR. The problem is now focusing since the moon should be gone by now. Maybe since I can manipulate this tripod easier, autofocusing on Jupiter shouldn't be a problem. I may post my older pictures and newer ones.
Infinity doesn't work but I was able to manually focus it well enough until I got the least blur possible. I don't have a mount like that, just a tripod for photography. I did get various exposures from 30 seconds to 1/8 second while altering the ISO and produced a few images where I can make out Jupiter and three moons without any trails any no movement from the tripod. I may post them soon.Set manual focus to infinity and unless you have an equatorial or alt-az mount for your cam, you can forget about long exposures.
Wow, I just took my very old Tasco telescope outside not expecting to accualy be able to see anything as I have never really used it. To my amazement, using all 3 lenses I have, I got 3 awsome views of Jupiter and 4 moons! I wish my telescope was new enough to get pictures. It was awsome! I could accualy see the colors of jupiter and not just a dot of light. NOt clear enough to see any spots, but still, it was cool!
First time seeing anything besides the moon, so I just thought id share that on here :thumbup: