Date Taken: 06/05/2012 Photographer:
Jason L. Location: Baytown TX
Orion AstroView 6 Equatorial Reflector Telescope
Astroview EQ mount
iPhone 4 Exposure: Camera+ App for 5 second delay Other Equipment Used: Orion SteadyPix Telescope Photo Adapter for iPhone
The AstroView 6 is a great telescope for the intermediate viewer. The manual slow motion knobs track objects or add an optional EQ3 DC drive to the mount to power the scope electronically. A good size telescope for planetary and deep sky viewing.
The SteadyPix iPhone adapter securely couples any iPhone to a 1.25" eyepiece so you can take high-magnification pictures through the telescope with the iPhone's built-in camera. Lets you use your iPhone as a mini telescope display monitor!
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