Date Taken: 07/21/2011 Photographer:
Joe R. Location: Austin, TX
Orion 10? F/3.9 astrograph
Canon 5D mkII IDAS LPS-P2 filter Processing: Gathered and processed in Images Plus 4.25 Exposure: 20 X 240 sec. @ ISO 1250 Other Equipment Used: Orion ST-80 80mm guide scope and Solitaire Auto-guider Notes: Very hot night 104F setting up. The Orion 10” f/3.9 has very good optics. I still have some learning and a few more items to obtain for this scope. No doubts very good images are in the works.
A very affordable 10" telescope, capable of capturing incredibly deep images, the Orion 10" f/3.9 Newtonian reflector astrograph is an amazing performer. The coatings are 94% reflective, and the 2" dual speed crayford focuser is rock solid.
The Orion ShortTube 80 is perfect being used as a guide scope with a CCD autoguider. It is a compact scope with optics that deliver bright wide-field images. This product is just the tube assembly with no accessories.
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