Date Taken: 08/20/2009 Photographer:
Orion Staff Location: Modoc Forest, CA
Vixen ED115S Refractor Optical Tube & Finder + Flip Mirror
Orion Sirius EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Orion StarShoot Pro V2.0 Deep Space Color CCD Imaging Camera Processing: Captured and combined in MaxIm DL 5, additional processing in Photoshop CS4 Exposure: 27 x 10 minutes Other Equipment Used: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider, Orion 100mm f/6.0 Refractor Tube Assembly Notes: Captured and combined in MaxIm DL 5, additional processing in Photoshop CS4
The Orion Sirius EQ-G GoTo Telescope Mount is less hefty than the Orion Atlas but with the same drive motors, electronic features, and functionality. This mount can hold up to a 30lb load and allows you to select from 42,900 objects in the database.
The Orion StarShoot is an easy-to-use, affordable autoguider for long-exposure astrophotography. Plug it into an autoguider port on your mount and let it do the work for you. It comes with the software and cables needed to work right out of the box!
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