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Yes, it is standard policy to super-cool photographic, as well as electronic, cameras for astronomical use. Films are normally gas-hypered, then a cool-box camera is used. See, for examples, the LUMICON ads in every issue of Sky & Telescope. The increased sensitivity is to visible light, not cosmic rays, which are what fog films over a period of decades. Marc firstname.lastname@example.org FAX: +540/343-7315 Cha robh bas fir gun ghras fir!