Date Taken: 08/18/2012 Photographer:
Dan W. Location: Orange County Astronomers Dark Site @ Anza, CA
Orion 8" F3.9 Astrograph
Orion Atlas EQ-G
Modified Canon T3 Processing: Pixinsight Exposure: 61x300" ISO1600 Other Equipment Used: Orion SSAG, 50mm guidescope Notes:
This was first light with the 8" for me, thanks for a great scope.
Our 8" aperture deep-sky imaging specialist has features usually reserved for much pricier astrophotography telescopes. The 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph features nine internal baffle rings, a recessed and reinforced focuser, and exceptional optics.
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