Is Canon EOS 20D Astrophotography and Tokina AT-X 16,5-135mm f/3,5-5,6 DX compatible?

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Canon EOS 20D Astrophotography

Canon EOS 20D Astrophotography
Released: 2005
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: APS-C (1.6x)
8,2 Megapixels
3504 x 2336 pixels

Tokina AT-X 16,5-135mm f/3,5-5,6 DX

Tokina AT-X 16,5-135mm f/3,5-5,6 DX
Released: 2009
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length: 16-135 mm
Aperture: f/3,5-5,6

Can you combine these two?

This is the short answer:

Yes! This combination is compatible

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together. Here is a longer answer:

Lens is available with Canon mount

This lens is manufactured by Tokina but is available with a Canon mount.
This lens is also available for Nikon cameras, so before you buy the lens - make sure you get the right version.

Optimized for each other

Some lenses are optimized for a smaller APS-C sensor. Tokina AT-X 16,5-135mm f/3,5-5,6 DX is such a lens, requiring an APS-C sensor, and this is exactly the sensor you will find inside Canon EOS 20D Astrophotography.

Focal Length

The Canon camera has a sensor of type APS-C, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.6x.

Actual Focal Length for this lens:
16-135 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
26-216 mm

Read more about Crop factor on Canon cameras

Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Canon EOS 20D Astrophotography
770 gram

Tokina AT-X 16,5-135mm f/3,5-5,6 DX
610 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1380 gram (equal to 3,04 lb).