Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography vs Nikon D750
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography and Nikon D750. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D750 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography were released 2012 and Nikon D750 was released 2014. That is a 2 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography||2012|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D750 has a "FX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **|
|Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography||80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
|Nikon D750||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography has a 18 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D750 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography||
5184 x 3456
6016 x 4016
Nikon D750 has a 35 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D750. Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Nikon D750 has 100 to 12800.
|Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography||100-51200|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.
Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D750
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography can shoot up to 5,3 pictures per seconds and Nikon D750 can shoot up to 6,5 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography||5,3|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
In this case, both Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography and Nikon D750 can shoot movies.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.
Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography weighs 755 gr (equal to 1,66 lb) which is 1% heavier than Nikon D750 and its 750 gr (or 1,65 lb).
|Canon EOS 60D Astrophotography||755 gr
|Nikon D750||750 gr