Date Taken: 12/04/2011 Photographer:
Orion Image Location: Soquel, CA
Orion ED80T CF (#9534)
Orion Sirius EQ-G (#24336)
Orion Parsec 10100C Color Astronomical Imaging Camera (#52078) Processing: MaxIm DL 5 and Photoshop CS4 Exposure: 15 x15 minutes Other Equipment Used: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope with StarShoot AutoGuider (#24781) Orion Field Flattener for Short Refractors (#8893) Notes:
Includes NGC 2023 reflection nebula
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The Orion ED80T CF is perfect for the amateur astrophotographer and visual enthusiast. This 80mm aperture apochromatic refractor provides true to color views and images. It is light weight and portable so you can view and photograph anywhere.
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.
Compact, all-in-one autoguiding solution with everything you need to optimize astrophotography accuracy. Includes Mini 50mm guide scope, StarShoot AutoGuider, adjustable bracket, and more. Works with photographic telescopes up to 1500mm focal length.
Designed for use with 400mm to 660mm focal length refractor telescopes with focal ratios of f/5 to f/7.5, this Field Flattener lets you enjoy the full potential of your fast refractor telescope for astrophotography. Fully multi-coated optics.
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