Date Taken: 01/28/2012 Photographer:
Lorand F. Location: Piliscsev, Hungary
Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph Reflector Telescope
SW HEQ-5 Pro Goto
Modified Canon EOS 1000D Processing: IRIS, PS Exposure: 6 hours ISO 800 (6min expos) and ISO 1600 with UHC-S (6 min expos) Other Equipment Used: Televue Paracorr II, Lacerta MGEN autoguider
This Orion 203mm Reflector optical tube is perfect for those intermediate observers who already own an equatorial mount. Use the included camera adapter and attach this to your favorite DSLR or CCD camera to begin your astrophotography journey.
The Tele Vue Paracorr type 2 coma corrector eliminates or reduces coma in reflector telescopes as fast as f/3. Works visually or photographically, and the top is tunable to optimize the performance with any eyepiece and telescope combination.
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